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Andrea Bates

Andrea is a native New Yorker living in NC who has become quite accustomed to wearing flip flops year-round. A licensed clinical social worker, she spends her free time volunteering for a number of organizations supporting women (more specifically, mothers) in need of a reminder that they are not alone. Andrea blogs at Good Girl Gone Redneck, where she writes from the heart, sharing the ins and outs of parenting, family and relationships. She also devours books and regularly features her honest reviews, ensuring that her readers are intrigued and ready for more.

YA Novels for Adults I know, I know. I’ve been there. I’ve been the person that wondered why an adult should read young adult books, since all YA novels were about fantasy and magical worlds. Worlds you wanted to avoid because who reads this junk anyway? Well, guess what? I ate myself some crow. Because …

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