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Judy Blume born 1938: American author. She has written many novels for children and young adults, including 'The Pain and the Great One' series which have sold more than of 80 million copies in 31 languages. Read more by Judy Blume
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For days you're wrapped up in an amazing story; then suddenly it's over. When you've finished a great book, Lovereading's Like-for-Like tool helps you find another to fill the empty feeling. Unlike other book web sites we have a human interface to our like-for-like tool. Our editorial experts use their encyclopaedic knowledge to recommend other authors similar in style to every title we select each month. Just type in a name and explore some new literary avenues.
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