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Beth Hoffman

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Twelve days after Beth Hoffman’s first novel was published in 2010, she became a New York Times bestselling author with foreign rights selling to prestigious publishers in Italy, Germany, France, Poland, Norway, Hungary, Indonesia, Korea, Israel, and the United Kingdom.

Following an extensive national tour, Beth returned home to Kentucky and the solace of her writing studio. Drawing from vivid memories of childhood on her grandparents’ farm and her love of animals, nature, and antiques, a surprising story quickly took form. When asked about her second novel, which is titled Looking for Me, Beth says: “This book encompasses my deepest passions—it’s the story that woke me in the night and demanded to be told.”

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LOOKING FOR ME has *won* the 2014 Ohioana Book Award for fiction!
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“That's what friends should do. cherish the good and pretend not to notice the harmless rest.”
Beth Hoffman, Saving CeeCee Honeycutt

“When a chapter of your Life Book is complete, your spirit knows its time to turn the page so a new chapter can begin. Even when you're scared or think you're not ready your spirit knows you are. ”
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“It's how we survive the hurt in life that brings us strength and gives us beauty.”
Beth Hoffman, Saving CeeCee Honeycutt


Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman is up for consideration for our list of 1001 SWEET READS. What's your status with this book?

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I'll pass. It doesn't sound like a book for me
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message 13: by Beth

Beth Mary wrote: "Happy Thanksgiving, Beth!! Can't wait for a new book from you. I KNOW it will be another great one!!"

And a Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours, Mary!

message 12: by Mary

Mary Happy Thanksgiving, Beth!! Can't wait for a new book from you. I KNOW it will be another great one!!

message 11: by Beth

Beth Hi Carly ... I'm delighted that you enjoyed Teddi's story. Thanks a million!

message 10: by Carly

Carly Finally read Looking For Me (bday gift to me from my hubbs)...loved it! Thoroughly enjoyed each and every sentence!

message 9: by Beth

Beth Thank you so much, Angie ... that means a lot to me!

message 8: by Angie

Angie I just wanted you to know how much I enjoyed Looking For Me. It's such a beautiful story and one I will reread!

message 7: by Beth

Beth Hi Laurel-Rain ... I'm so glad we connected here too! Thank you for always being incredibly kind and supportive. I'm grateful for your friendship.

xxx ~ Beth

Laurel-Rain Thanks for connecting, Beth...I'm very eager to read your new book, which I have preordered.

message 5: by Beth

Beth Hi Mai,

Thanks so much for writing me. I'm delighted that you enjoyed CeeCee's story and really appreciate your kind words. I loved writing the book and was sad when I typed THE END.

I hope you'll like my new novel too. The title is "Looking For Me" and it's coming out sometime in late 2013.

message 4: by Mai

Mai Thank you for becoming my friend:)

I wrote this some place else, but don't know if it got posted.. I just finished reading Saving CeeCee Honeycutt and felt like I had to tell you how much I loved it and how sad I feel now that I've finished it. It's like saying goodbye to some very dear friends. I couldn't stop dog-earing the pages to remember all the beautiful and wise words.
The book is now one of my absolute favourite books and I'm sure it will be one of those special ones that stays close to my heart. It also had the most beautiful cover ever!

I've reccommended it to my mom and even though it's not really her favourite genre, she's promised she'll give it a go since I loved it so much.

I'm really looking foreward to reading your next novel and please don't stop writing:)

message 3: by Beth

Beth Hi Pamela,

My pleasure! Thanks for asking.

Have a lovely weekend,

Pamela Hey Beth...Thanks for accepting my friendship.

message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Nanette,

The pleasure is mine!

Happy spring,

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