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Book Review: RAMONA BLUE by Julie Murphy

Dear Kim,
Ramona Blue is tall. Ramona Blue is a sister. Ramona Blue is a survivor. Ramona Blue has blue hair. Ramona Blue is questioning.
And maybe those details are enough to summarize this story, but I loved it too much to stop...


Ramona Blue is Julie Murphy’s third novel to hit the shelves. Much like her Side Effects May Vary and DUMPLIN’, Murphy inserts us into the town of her main character. 

We know the setting. 
We know the friends. 
And we intimately know our main character: Ramona Blue.


The central relationship in the book is between Ramona and her sister Hattie. Both girls dream of leaving Eulogy, Mississippi after Ramona graduates from high school. Then Hattie becomes pregnant and her Cinderella dreams are dashed. Ramona is no stranger to sacrificing for her family, but the baby has her sacrificing any hope of a future on her own.


While Ramona's own mother is inconsistent at being motherly, and barely contributing to the family, her father has many sweet moments in the book that ma…

BOOK BLITZ: Starr Gone by Kim Briggs

Dear Alison & friends,

Hi! Today kicks off the Starr Gone Book Blitz & Blog Tour. I can't wait to share more of Starr and Di's story with everybody. In Starr Gone, you get to meet Rebecca, a close friend of Christian, Ben, and Coda who is also from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Tribal Nation. Her presence brings a much needed calmness and new perspective to Team Starr. And, AND did you know there are already 3 FIVE STAR reviews?!?!

NEW BOOK RELEASE!
A Starr gone. A team betrayed. STARR GONE Kim Briggs Series: Starr Fall Book 3
Genre:†Young Adult Contemporary, YA Romance, YA Thriller
Publisher: Inkspell Publishing
Publication Date: June 3, 2017 Add to Goodreads A Starr gone. A team betrayed. You never know who your true friends are until a gunĂ­s pointed at you. One will take a bullet, and the other will pull the trigger. Starr learned that lesson the hard way. The perfect smile. A killer attitude. General Treadwell wanted nothing more than to turn Starr Bishop into the ideal a…

BOOK RELEASE: Starr Gone by Kim Briggs

Dear Alison and friends,
Today is the day! Today is the day Starr Gone, Book Three of the Starr Fall Series releases into the world! The Starr Gone Book Blitz begins Monday. The Starr Gone Blog Tour starts Tuesday but for today, I'll provide a never before scene excerpt from Starr Gone!!
And forgive me, I will be shouting to the world that Starr Gone is out! Muah! Thanks for all your Writer Love, and let me know what you think in the comments! 

Starr Gone Book Three of the Starr Fall Series By Kim Briggs

ISBN:(ebook)978-1-945910-16-6 Print:978-1-945910-17-3
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A Starr gone. A team betrayed. You never know who your true friends are until a gun’s pointed at you. One will take a bullet, and the other will pull the trigger. Starr learned that lesson the hard way. The perfect smile. A killer attitude. General Treadwell wanted nothing more than to turn Starr Bishop into the ideal assassin, but she’s far more valuable as Jessica Chamberlain, granddaughter and heir …