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Kim Michele Richardson

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Kim Michele Richardson lives in Kentucky and resides part-time in Western North Carolina. She has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, building houses, and is an advocate for the prevention of child abuse and domestic violence, partnering with the U.S. Navy globally to bring awareness and education to the prevention of domestic violence. She is the author of the bestselling memoir The Unbreakable Child, and a book critic for the New York Journal of Books. Her novels include, Liar’s Bench, GodPretty in the Tobacco Field and The Sisters of Glass Ferry. Kim Michele currently finished her fourth novel, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek about the fierce and brave Kentucky Packhorse librarians. Coming Spring, 2019.




Today, on this first day of October, I'm in Deep South Magazine's Southern Voice telling you a fun, spooky tale about what my mirror saw. Hope you enjoy! bit.ly/2RgPKDf
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The Unbreakable Child: A Me...

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Liar's Bench

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LIAR'S BENCH (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: LIAR'S BENCH Spring 2015 Release In the summer of '72, Mudas (Muddy) Summers finds out that Peckinpaw, Kentucky's, century-old secrets tie into yesterday’s sorrows—a town's liar's bench — her mama’s mysterious death, and the brutal lynching of her boyfriend's ancestor. Running through the tale of two Kentucky hangings more than a hundred years apart is the story of Mudas and Bobby finding each other and themselves while forced to grow up fast in a time and place where the KKK is still a power, the South is struggling to find itself, and teens are caught between old and new ways of growing up. "Kim Michele Richardson’s lush, beautifully written debut is set against a Southern backdrop passing uneasily from bigotry and brutality to hope. With its compelling mystery and complex yet relatable heroine, Liar’s Bench is a story of first love, raw courage, and truths that won’t be denied." -Kensington "You'll hear echoes of To Kill A Mockingbird in this haunting coming-of-age story. Beautifully written, atmospheric and intricately plotted, Richardson's debut novel will stay with you long after the last page is turned." - #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs
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The Testament of Harold's Wife is a richly told tale that explores the human animal connection and the journey to get past tragedy. Louisa, the spunky, elderly narrator delivers a tender hymn of hope and rebirth that stays with you long after the las ...more
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“Then I surrendered the innocent heart of my childhood and extended my hand to Satan. I walked into Hell, conversed with demons past, found my stolen tears and painfully wept, tasting those acrid drops. Shaking my fists to the heavens, I questioned my God many times, “I’m so disappointed in you, God. So disappointed,” I sobbed. “You,” I fought to catch my breath, “you forgot to tell the world I was supposed to be a princess, God, a princess! Somebody’s princess. So disappointed, so very . . .”
Kim Michele Richardson, The Unbreakable Child

“I accepted that some things in life could never, and maybe should never be explained.”
Kim Michele Richardson, The Unbreakable Child

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