"Connolly's lyrical writing style

and the fast-paced narrative

draw in the reader right away.”
- Publishers Weekly


“A Shattering Adventure.”
-Jacquelyn Mitchard,
New York Times Bestselling Author
The Deep End Of The Ocean


“Combining the suspense and razor-sharp
outlook of a Gillian Flynn novel,
Maureen Connolly's debut sizzles.”
-Jenny Milchman
USA Today Bestselling Author
Wicked River



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Maureen Joyce Connolly's debut novel, LITTLE LOVELY THINGS, tells the story of a family shattered by unimaginable loss, personal struggle, and ultimate redemption.

Highlighting the potential catastrophe in the small decisions of everyday life, LITTLE LOVELY THINGS, asks the question–how does one reshape themselves after tragedy strikes?

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This is The Moment I’ve Worked Toward For 10 Years

April 2, 2019

It’s here. The launch of my debut novel Little Lovely Things! This is the moment I’ve been working toward for over ten years. If you open your window, you will hear me shouting with joy.   I have previously written about holding the first advanced reader copy of my book, and how it was, in some ways, like cradling a baby before it was actually born. Now that baby has arrived! And while it has taken…

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