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Genie Smith Bernstein

Georgia                                         Romance - Essays

  I began writing by falling out of the sky. After safely landing an airplane whose engine failed, I was unable to talk about the experience until capturing my emotions on paper. That exercise has open the ability to infuse writing with emotion.

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More About Genie. . . 

Genie is a featured columnist for Georgia Connector, Georgia's premier regional quarterly magazine. Awarded South Carolina’s “Carrie McCray Literary Award for Non-Fiction,” her work was also selected to appear in four volumes of “O, Georgia!” anthologies of Georgia’s newest and most promising writers.”

Memoir - Collection of Essays

These are miniature novels superbly crafted by a writer of immense talent.  Influenced by her experience with magazines, they read smoothly and quickly, yet leave a lingering of delight, or a tremor of melancholy.

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author of To Dance with the White Dog

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Romance

Kathryn didn't' want to meet a new man.  The one she'd already met was driving her crazy and invading her rural Georgian sanctuary.  All she wanted was to put New York and her pain of loss behind her.  The last thing Kathryn expected was to find herself in a love triangle.

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What Readers Are Saying. . . 

Act on The Heart - Romance

"For those of you who don't usually read romance novels, be sure to pick this one up. It's a charming depiction of everything that a Southern lady is, including mannerisms, locations, and figures of speech that will make you chuckle to yourself!! Kathryn is innocent, but sassy enough to stand up for herself, as most Southern women are!!"

Skating on The Septic Tank - Memoir/Collection of Essays

"Skating on the Septic Tank is a collection of compelling stories that will make you smile, cry, and laugh.  Genie has captured the essences of family and friendship in timeless fashion."