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Joyce Sterling Scarbrough

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Born
Chickasaw, Alabama, The United States
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Joyce is an intelligent Southern woman weary of seeing herself and her peers portrayed in books and movies as either post-antebellum debutantes or barefoot hillbillies á la Daisy Duke, so all her heroines are smart, unpretentious women who refuse to be anyone but themselves. In addition to her novels, she has short stories featured in several anthologies.

Joyce has lived all her life in southern Alabama, she's the mother of three gifted children, and she's been married for over 30 years to her husband Tony—a public school teacher, coach extraordinaire, and the love of her life.

Time again for Snippet Sunday!

Last snippet from my MG novel, True Blue , the first book in my True Blue Trilogy. (You can catch up on the earlier excerpts here.) This scene takes place the first day of summer vacation after the fifth grade, a summer of major changes for Jeana and all three of the boys. Wade and Jeana are in the shed behind his house that they used for their Mystery Masters me... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.28 · 57 ratings · 13 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
True Blue Forever

4.23 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2003 — 9 editions
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Different Roads

4.35 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2006 — 8 editions
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This book was not an easy read, both because of the subject matter and at times the writing style, but I was continuously in awe of Toni Morrison's skill at crafting a novel that makes such a powerful statement. Every character in this book is a real ...more
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This book does a great job of combining contemporary YA romance with eerie paranormal suspense. Carlie, the main character, is a bit acerbic in the beginning, but if you had to live with the things she does, you'd probably be a little irritated too. ...more
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This book does a great job of combining contemporary YA romance with eerie paranormal suspense. Carlie, the main character, is a bit acerbic in the beginning, but if you had to live with the things she does, you'd probably be a little irritated too. ...more
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More of Joyce's books…
Stephanie Lawton
“We carry secrets under our skin like shrapnel. Our surface wounds heal, but the damage festers underneath while we worry what tiny pieces will work their way to the surface for the world to see.”
Stephanie Lawton, Shrapnel

Maya Angelou
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Stephen King
“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
Stephen King

Robert Frost
“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.”
Robert Frost

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