Guidance on how to pronounce author names, for authors whose last name begins with "L"!

Author Pronunciations

43 last names beginning with "L"

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EE-dehn luh-PUCK-ee
Diane ley-Beck
Less-kwah
carry-ANN lerng
LOW-iss luh-VEEN
le-veen (rhymes with seen) - Levine says that Carson is her maiden name, which she started using when she was published in the hope that old friends would find her - and they did!
lee-vee
leave-ee
ee-yoon lee
fred-ric libby
Lip-site
lockart (Lockhart is Emily Jenkins' middle name - and she likes it so much she uses it on her books)
Löhr rhymes with more
ehd-WAHR loo-EE
lois: first syllable rhymes with sew. Lowry: first syllable rhymes with now
LUHD-wig
vuh-LAIR-ee-uh loo-SELL-ee
MY-uh LOON-duh
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