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Katherine Center

Autor(a) de Things You Save in a Fire

16+ Works 6,009 Membros 567 Críticas 6 Favorited

About the Author

Katherine Center is a New York Times bestselling author. She started wrting in elementary school with her focus being on poems, essays, and stories. She won a creative writing scholarship in high school, and then went on to major in creative writing at Vassar College, where she won the Vassar mostrar mais College Fiction Prize. At 22, she won a fellowship to the University of Houston¿s Creative Writing Program and moved home to Texas. She struggled for a decade with her writing before she wrote her first novel, The Bright Side of Disaster, which hit the bestseller lists. Katherine's writing reflects her belief that joy is as important as sorrow. Her stories are all about finding ways to savor life's moments of grace. Her other title's include: How to Walk Away, Husband, and Happiness for Beginners. Her work has appeared in People, USA Today, Vanity Fair and Redbook. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Obras por Katherine Center

Things You Save in a Fire (2019) 1,138 exemplares
The Bodyguard (2022) 1,102 exemplares
How to Walk Away (2018) 1,027 exemplares
What You Wish For (2020) 560 exemplares
Hello Stranger (2023) 416 exemplares
The Bright Side of Disaster (2007) 415 exemplares
Happiness for Beginners (2015) 403 exemplares
Everyone Is Beautiful (2009) 376 exemplares
The Lost Husband (2013) 264 exemplares
Get Lucky (2010) 225 exemplares
The Rom-Commers: A Novel (2024) 44 exemplares
The Girl in the Plane 6 exemplares
Milion nowych chwil (2019) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Crush: 26 Real-lifeTales of First Love (2011) — Contribuidor — 22 exemplares
Because I Love Her (2009) — Contribuidor — 14 exemplares
Reader's Digest Select Editions 2019 v05 #367 (2019) — Autor — 4 exemplares
Reader's Digest Select Editions 2020 v07 #375 (2020) — Autor — 1 exemplar


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Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Center, Katherine Pannill
Data de nascimento
Locais de residência
Houston, Texas, USA
Vassar College
University of Houston



I put off reading this as long as I could. But with all the ugliness in the world, I needed a dose of fun and love, with a little turmoil thrown in, that only Katherine Center can deliver. This was a perfect read to start the summer off right.

Emma is a caretaker and big sister, screenwriter waiting for her big break. She knows and loves about Charlie, THE go to screenwriter in Hollywood. When the chance of a lifetime falls in her lap to work with Charlie on a rewrite, she is all in. Center’s characters are relatable to all, descriptive. Emma is outspoken, struggling with putting herself first. Charlie is a curmudgeon in training, hurt by others, lost his mojo and locked himself away. These two are fun to watch slowly come together and open up. They bring out the best in each other. The supporting cast is equally lovable showing the importance of family and friends.

This was a feel good story that I was totally immersed in, reading the majority of it on a road trip. I laughed, teared up and cheered thru the book. I’ve enjoyed all the KC books I’ve read, but this one has been added to my favorites. It was the perfect book for me at the perfect time.

Thanks to St. Martin’s Press and NetGalley for this ARC. This is my honest opinion.
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LoriKBoyd | 5 outras críticas | May 23, 2024 |
I decided I needed more feel-good books in my life so I picked this up off the shelf. It's definitely the type of book for people who like Hallmark movies--but more like the Hallmark movies from the late-90s and early-2000s which had more heft than those today. It definitely has some serious themes and works through them, but ultimately it's a happy ending type book which was exactly what I was looking for. I didn't love it, but it was an easy read and I can imagine reading another book by the author when I'm in the mood for another feel-good book.… (mais)
caaleros | 103 outras críticas | May 17, 2024 |
3.5 stars
Donnela | 67 outras críticas | Apr 30, 2024 |
This was a great read. Overcoming hurdles, life learning, love story.
greenbee | 89 outras críticas | Apr 21, 2024 |



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