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Joyce Sterling Scarbrough

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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 three 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 31 years to her husband Tony—a public school teacher, coach extraordinaire, and the love of her life.



Through a series of unfortunate events, two of my publishers had to close their doors last year. I went from having three books available to having none.

That was hard.

Now, over a year later, I'm thrilled to announce that I have four books available! I found a new home for my novel Symmetry with The Wild Rose Press, I signed a contract for my YA novel After Me with Buzz Books USA, and I ventur... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 10:15 • 6 views
Average rating: 4.52 · 44 ratings · 10 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
True Blue Forever
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2003 — 9 editions
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Different Roads
4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Joyce Scarbrough made a comment in the group Lovers of Paranormal R2R {585} After Me OPEN topic
" Thanks, Ragdoll! So glad you liked it! :-) "
After Me by Joyce Scarbrough
"I received this book in exchange for an honest review (Lovers of Paranormal) and I am so happy I got the opportunity to read it. I couldn't give this book less than five stars, my emotions ran high with this one. I felt like I was right there feel..." Read more of this review »
After Me by Joyce Scarbrough
"*I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*

This was a really fun, original story. Aside from the horrific way Jada died that is. But her death is important to the story because now she's being sent back to the living to..." Read more of this review »
Joyce Scarbrough made a comment in the group Not So Young YA BookclubWatch It or Ditch It? topic
" Ditch it. Watch Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show instead.

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" Not dumb at all! I'm going to re-read them soon and want my daughters to read them at the same time so we can talk about them as we read. "
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After Me by Joyce Scarbrough
"I really enjoyed reading this book. It got my attention and kept it. I didn't want to put it down till I finished it. I hope there is a book 2, starting where this one left off."
" I'm in the throes of my Stephen King addiction again.

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Joyce Scarbrough made a comment in the group Not So Young YA BookclubGeneral Chat topic
" Finally putting up my Christmas decorations today. Now the fun begins of trying to keep four cats from destroying the tree! :-P "
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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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