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Michele Cozzens

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Michele VanOrt Cozzens is anticipating the release of her sixth book, How-to Achieve Your Dream Life: Start-up Advice From a Successful Innkeeper (McKenna Publishing Group). She is the author of I’m Living Your Dream Life: The Story of a Northwoods Resort Owner, The Things I Wish I’d Said, A Line Between Friends and It’s Not Your Mother’s Bridge Club. (McKenna Publishing Group). Irish Twins is her third novel. She is a former newspaper columnist and, along with her husband and two daughters, is the owner/operator of Sandy Point Resort and Disc Golf Ranch in northern Wisconsin, where they spend their summers. The remaining nine months are spent in Tucson, Arizona, where their daughters attend school. She is the co-founder of the non- ...more

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Average rating: 3.35 · 92 ratings · 21 reviews · 5 distinct works
It's Not Your Mother's Brid...

3.44 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2008
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A Line Between Friends

3.03 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2006
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I'm Living Your Dream Life

3.29 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2002
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Irish Twins

3.75 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2010
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The Things I Wish I'd Said

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Description: Opening Excerpt from my new novel, Irish Twins, a work in progress.

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Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend

message 16: by Gary

Gary Revel It's great to have you as a friend MICHELE:

My memoir - TO LIVE OR MAYBE NOT is at Barnes and Noble, Amazon.com and other book sellers worldwide. It includes details of my birth, youth, US Navy Service, music-Hollywood, Memphis, Nashville, Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination Investigation, recording and releasing the single record THEY SLEW THE DREAMER about the MLK assassination.

Paperback and Nook Book

Links to more Jongleur books and book sellers.

message 15: by William

William O'Brien Hi- Just to let you know...
Peter: a Darkened Fairytale
Best wishes, William

message 14: by Milton

Milton Esitubi Mary Anita And The Second Liberation In KenyaAlso get entertained with the African flavour and passion, the culture, social life and politics

message 13: by William

William O'Brien Hi Michele - Thank you for your friendship.
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date mid-late Jan.
Best wishes, William

message 12: by Leaning-Good (last edited Dec 05, 2010 12:54PM)

Leaning-Good Hi, Beautiful Michele,
Just want to place a lovely message in your profile,
that I'm so happy to see your profile pic in goodreads, today !

Suka CAT,

message 11: by Bonnie

Bonnie Good Earth is one of my all time favorites.

message 10: by D.A.

D.A. Schneider My new book, The 9 Ghosts of Samen's Bane
is available now.

[image error] Have a great Memorial Day weekend!

message 9: by Ward

Ward Hi Michele, Just wanted to stop by and say hello. Hope this finds you doing well. Have a great rest of the week. Ward


message 8: by D.A.

D.A. Schneider Thanks for adding me. The first chapters of Avenging Autumn and The Wintermen are on my profile now.

Michele You're welcome. Nice to meet you!

message 6: by Saleh

Saleh Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Question In My Profile.

message 5: by Lisa

Lisa Hendrix Michelle -- Mega-Congratulations on being cancer-free. You must be relieved/thrilled/excited beyond words.

Lifting a glass of anti-oxidant rich red wine to you and yours in celebration.

message 4: by Annie

Annie Hi, Thanks for connecting through books.

Laurel Congrats on the release of your new book!

Ronald hi Michele, thanks much for connecting with me
Jerzy Kosinski is one of my favourite authors. It gives me much pleasure to see you are also a fan of his. Best regards, Ron

message 1: by Daniel (last edited Aug 26, 2016 12:14AM)

Daniel Michele, I've added A Line Between Friends, I'm Living Your Dream Life and The Things I Wish I'd Said to my to-read list.

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