Melody Carlson (born March 2, 1956) is an American author.
I welcome each new day with a hopeful expectancy that I, too, will rise above the ordinary. For I am not content to live a merely “normal” life or settle for an average existence. No, I am destined for more—much, much more.
—Melody Carlson in Finding Alice
To the casual observer it looks like I have moved on since I go around wearing my little happy mask all day. I smile and laugh and carry on like my heart's still in one piece, but beneath it all, I am dying.
—Melody Carlson in Deep Green
Girls can be so petty and jealous. I swear they're worse than guys sometimes. Except they're all quiet about it. They sugarcoat it or else they talk behind each others backs. It's seriously twisted.
—Melody Carlson in The Jerk Magnet
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