Author Archives: Mary Ann Rivers

About Mary Ann Rivers

Mary Ann Rivers writes smart and emotional contemporary romance. Read more >

Love, Actually

Every time Corinthians is read at a wedding, the ruined and weathered and broken romance novelist that I am, I can’t help but think of the entire catalog ever recorded by the Ramones, including the tracks about glue-sniffing. It’s the … Continue reading

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The Rest is Silence: a meditation

“Who’s there?” is the very first line of Hamlet and has the first line of anything managed quite as much? Putting aside all the arguments for and against Shakespeare, Who’s there? is both a beginning and an end. It’s a … Continue reading

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Terrible Love: Cara McKenna’s AFTER HOURS

There is almost nothing more inexplicable than a 12 hour nursing shift. I mean, you’ll live a whole lifetime in a 12 hour shift, and you’ll be hungry at some point, and completely nauseated at some other point. At least … Continue reading

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