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Sherry Parnell

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In an attempt to live a hundred lives with my one, I write. An avid reader since I was a child I have always loved to live inside a good story. I believe well-written fiction not only transports; it teaches.

I graduated from Dickinson College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. While writing my first novel, I completed my Masters Degree in Literature from West Chester University. Studying classic works of the 18th and 19th century provided to me an education and the inspiration to continue my passion. With the publication of "Let the Willows Weep," this passion became my profession.

My first novel, "Let the Willows Weep," explores the disintegration of a family and the effects it has on two generations of women. Birddog Harlin is at th
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Book Club Reads For 2020

Happy New Year!

While I'm busy writing, of course I'm a reader first. These books are at the top of my very high must-read books for 2020. Please check them out—they are all great book club picks.

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Long Bright River by Liz Moore
Described as “heart pounding and heart wrenching,” I love a novel that absorbs me quickly into the story yet never loses sight of the importance of character.

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Published on January 01, 2020 08:04 Tags: book-clubs, books, fiction, historical-fiction, literary-fiction, readers, writers
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Let the Willows Weep

3.95 avg rating — 201 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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