Julie Kibler

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Julie Kibler is the bestselling author of Home for Erring and Outcast Girls and Calling Me Home, which was an IndieNext List pick, Target Club Pick, and Ladies' Home Journal Book Club Pick, published in fifteen languages. She has a bachelor's degree in English and journalism and a master's degree in library science and lives with her family, including four rescued dogs and cats, in Texas.

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Average rating: 4.18 · 39,259 ratings · 5,758 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Calling Me Home

4.23 avg rating — 35,934 ratings — published 2012 — 49 editions
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3.66 avg rating — 3,325 ratings — published 2019 — 7 editions
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Home for Erring and Outcast Girls by Julie Kibler
"Fans of Julie Kibler’s stunning debut, Calling Me Home, won’t be disappointed with her second novel. Once more, Kibler spins a captivating tale depicting the struggles of strong and seasoned females and their efforts to overcome their fates. Like Rev" Read more of this review »
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"Oh Julie Kibler, this book has slayed me. I am crying and full of love and hope at the same time. Friends, you must read this book!!"
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Stephanie Fitzgerald Thanks, Julie!😃


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Julie Kibler Zetta wrote: "Hi Julie! I'm enjoying the Southern Lit group. Are you?"

I spent some time trying to figure out how to navigate it yesterday. I've been on Goodreads for a while, but haven't spent much time in the groups yet. Was poking around, checking things out, and experimenting with getting my feet wet!


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Zetta Hi Julie! I'm enjoying the Southern Lit group. Are you?


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Julie Kibler Patricia wrote: "HI Julie--- thank you for signing on as my friend and I want to be one of the first to wish you well on debut novel and hope for future sucess"

Thank you, Patricia!


Patricia Graham HI Julie--- thank you for signing on as my friend and I want to be one of the first to wish you well on debut novel and hope for future sucess


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Julie Kibler Thanks for the request!


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


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