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Sheri Reynolds is an author of contemporary Southern fiction.

Sheri Reynolds was born and raised in rural South Carolina. She graduated from Conway High School in 1985, Davidson College in 1989, and Virginia Commonwealth University in 1992.

Her published novels include Bitterroot Landing, The Rapture of Canaan (an Oprah book club selection and New York Times bestseller), A Gracious Plenty (98), Firefly Cloak (06), The Sweet In-Between (08), and The Homespun Wisdom of Myrtle T. Cribb (12). Her first play, Orabelle's Wheelbarrow, won the Women Playwrights' Initiative playwriting competition for 2005.

Also Professor of English and the Ruth and Perry Morgan Chair of Southern Literature at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, Sheri teaches crea...more


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The Rapture of Canaan
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 21,736 ratings — published 1995 — 21 editions
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A Gracious Plenty
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 1,461 ratings — published 1997 — 18 editions
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Firefly Cloak
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 855 ratings — published 2006 — 13 editions
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Bitterroot Landing
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 585 ratings — published 1994 — 5 editions
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The Sweet In-Between
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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“Energy is neither created nor destroyed. It just changes shape.”
Sheri Reynolds

“Your truth may not look like mine, but that is not what matters. What matters is this: You can look at a scar and see hurt, or you can look at a scar and see healing.”
Sheri Reynolds, A Gracious Plenty

“There's only so much room in one heart. You can fill it up with love or you can fill it with resentment. But every bit of resentment you hold takes space away from the love. And the resentment don't do no good noway, but look what love can do.”
Sheri Reynolds, The Rapture of Canaan

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Sheri Reynolds Thank you so much! Yes, I'm finally here -- except I can't figure out how I got friends. But I'm very glad for them. I just hope I didn't spam the whole world by accident when I joined up. Still learning how this all works...


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Robyn Yay Sheri is here!!! I love you!!!!


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