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Matthew Dicks
Matthew Dicks is the author of the novels Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend, Something Missing and Unexpectedly, Milo and the rock opera The Clowns. His novels have been translated into more than 25 languages worldwide, and his most recent is an international bestseller. He is also a columnist for... show more

Matthew Dicks is the author of the novels Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend, Something Missing and Unexpectedly, Milo and the rock opera The Clowns. His novels have been translated into more than 25 languages worldwide, and his most recent is an international bestseller. He is also a columnist for Seasons magazine and has published work in The Hartford Courant, The Huffington Post and The Christian Science Monitor. When not hunched over a computer screen, he fills his days as an elementary school teacher, a public speaker, a blogger, a wedding DJ, a minister, a life coach and a Lord of Sealand. He is a former West Hartford Teacher of the Year and a finalist for Connecticut Teacher of the Year.Matthew is a 12-time Moth StorySLAM champion and whose stories have been featured on their nationally syndicated Moth Radio Hour and their weekly podcast. He has also told stories for The American Life, TED, The Story Collider, Literary Death Match, The Mouth and many others. He is the co-founder and producer of Speak Up, a Hartford-based storytelling organization. Matthew is married to friend and fellow teacher, Elysha, and they have two children, Clara and Charlie. He grew up in the small town of Blackstone, Massachusetts, where he made a name for himself by dying twice before the age of eighteen and becoming the first student in his high school to be suspended for inciting riot upon himself.
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Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog rated it 5 years ago
I think there might be mixed feelings about the format of this book—told mostly in lists—but I thought it was engaging and made for a fast-paced read. (yes, you know I’m totally going there with the lists) This book has so much going for it: a smart, charming, funny protagonist… who quits his j...
The Book Junkie
The Book Junkie rated it 9 years ago
The first thing that attracted me to the story was the premise. I loved the idea of a grown woman going back to her hometown to confront the person who bullied her in school. I mean, who hasn't wanted to go back in time at one point or another to make a different decision or get a second chance at...
Jess Loves to Read!
Jess Loves to Read! rated it 9 years ago
I received a free copy of this book from the publishers via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This was not a book that I would have normally picked out to read. However, I saw that it was available to review through NetGalley and read a bunch of excellent reviews and was intrigued.It took ...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it 9 years ago
4.5 stars.Were you ever bullied in high school and wanted to go back and get revenge on that person? Well, that's what this story is about.Caroline believes all her adult frustrations are caused by Emily and what she did to her in the lunch cafeteria back in high school. After being bullied once mor...
Mining the Depths
Mining the Depths rated it 12 years ago
Four stars just for the end, really.
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