So you’re here on MN Reads and wondering what in the hell this is all about, right? Well, here’s the easy answer: we’re a bunch of Minnesota book nerds who write about the books we’re reading. While we might be called MN Reads, we don’t limit ourselves to just reading books by Minnesota authors. Minnesota has a vibrant and thriving literary community filled with fabulous writers, but there are just too many great books out there to limit ourselves to one area of geography. However, we do really love to talk about Minnesotans or writers visiting Minnesota whenever possible.

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Jodi Chromey

Website: I WIll Dare

I was the kind of girl who kept an obsessive list of statistics about her Sweet Valley High collection and would take great pride in being able to recite plot synopses for each one from memory. Really. Sadly, nobody ever asked me to recite them.

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Website: Blah Blah Blahler

At some point Christa should write something about herself. In the meantime, I will just say that she's one of the funniest writers on the planet. I would probably read her grocery lists, if she wrote them.

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LeAnn Suchy

I'm an avid reader and librarian in the Twin Cities who loves to read almost everything but mysteries. If someone gets killed in the first chapter and a detective has to figure out who did it, that's not for me. My recent favorite obsessions are post-apocalyptic and dystopian fiction. If you have any suggestions, shout them out.