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Subject: Who writes like Rachel Gibson?
Date Posted: 5/20/2009 2:37 AM ET
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I've read all of RG's books and I would like to read other Authors who write like her, any ideas?



Date Posted: 5/20/2009 9:56 AM ET
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I think Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Susan Andersen, Jane Graves, Deirdre Martin and Susan Donovan are similar. Also, Jennifer Crusie's earlier single titles (Tell Me Lies, Crazy For You).

Date Posted: 5/20/2009 10:15 AM ET
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Ditto Linda's very complete list and adding Elaine Fox.


Date Posted: 5/20/2009 10:35 AM ET
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I like Rachel Gibson (mostly, usually). My first book was See Jane Score - which I didn't really think was all that great, but I continued to read her and found I do like her style mostly and usually! I agree with comparing her to Susan Andersen. I don't think SEP and Gibson's styles are that similar, except that they both write contemporary humorous romance - same with Crusie. SEP seems to use quirkier situations, and Crusie has a completely different approach to heroine characteristics. I do like both authors, I just don't think they write like Rachel Gibson. I need to try those other authors!

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Date Posted: 5/20/2009 3:59 PM ET
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I agree with Linda's list. :)  I'd add Jane Heller, Christie Ridgway, and  Kate Angell.

Date Posted: 5/20/2009 7:38 PM ET
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I'd add Hailey North - loved the 2 books I read and ended up glomming her entire backlist. She isn't writing these days - a real shame.

Date Posted: 5/20/2009 8:59 PM ET
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Thanks for all the info, I've read Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Susan Andersen and Susan Donovan. 

I'm going to check out the other Authors and see which books I need to order.