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Do you have a BFF? Do you know more about each other than anyone else in the world? Than my new novel, The Clover Girls, (May 18) is for you!

The Clover Girls is about four very different girls who become best friends at summer camp in the 1980s until life, death, adulthood and childhood betrayals draw them apart.

The novel is an ode to friends and dreams, how each changes our lives and why we too often and easily let those fade. It’s about how our friends love, support and complete us, but how, sometimes, they hurt us, so deeply in our souls that scar tissue develops, and we become scared to trust and love again.

More than anything, The Clover Girls is about forgiveness and learning to forgive yourself so you’re capable of fo
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Viola Shipman I am finishing my next novel The Summer Camp! Which will be release in 2021.
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Thanks so very much for coming out to the event. So glad you enjoyed all three of the books!
My other Grandmother's name is Madge Rouse. Both the publisher and I agreed that Viola Shipman was a better pen name to use. My Grandma Viola was also the one that encouraged me to write. Both were wonderful!(less)
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"Wow I devoured this book in 2 days! I can’t recommend it enough. So many key takeaways and reminds you to cherish your friendships. Loved it so much!"
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“The Snowflake Charm

Be As Unique As A Snowflake: Embrace All Your Dimensions”
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“A Mother & Daughter's Love Is Never Separated”
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“The Hot Air Balloon Charm

Life Can Be Filled with Adventure If You Let Yourself Soar”
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“The Dragonfly Charm

Embrace The Magic of Nature & Life Will Be Filled with Good Fortune”
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“The Sewing Machine Charm

To A Life Bound by Family, The Thread That Ties Us All Together”
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“The Kite Charm

For A Life Filled with High-Flying Fun, Play with the Wonder of A Child”
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Stephanie Fitzgerald Thanks, Viola!😃


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