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Joyce Sterling Scarbrough

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Born
in Chickasaw, Alabama, The United States
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February 2008


Joyce is an intelligent Southern woman weary of seeing herself and her peers portrayed in books and movies as either post-antebellum debutantes or barefoot hillbillies á la Daisy Duke, so all her heroines are smart, unpretentious women who refuse to be anyone but themselves. In addition to her novels, she has short stories featured in several anthologies.

Joyce has lived all her life in southern Alabama, she's the mother of three gifted children, and she's been married for over 30 years to her husband Tony—a public school teacher, coach extraordinaire, and the love of her life.
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Spring 2020 YASH Winners


The Spring 2020 YA Scavenger Hunt is in the books, and it was FABULOUS

Congratulations to the Grand Prize winner for the Blue Team, ASHLEIGH MILLER! Congrats also to the winner of my personal giveaway, DELIA CHAVEZ, who won all three books in my True Blue Trilogy!



Thanks so much to EVERYONE who entered and followed me on Facebook, Twitter, and Bookbub!
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Published on April 06, 2020 18:53
Average rating: 4.07 · 343 ratings · 121 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
Symmetry

3.65 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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After Me

4.34 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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True Blue Forever

4.33 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2003 — 11 editions
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Different Roads

4.32 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2006 — 8 editions
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Shades of Blue

4.63 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Hope Chest: A Short Story

3.91 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2014
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True Blue (True Blue Trilog...

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Midsummer Shower: A Short S...

3.47 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2014
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Royal Blue (True Blue Trilo...

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Code Blue: A Short Story

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I really enjoyed learning about the Blue people of Kentucky, and I was happy to learn that Troublesome Creek is a real place. The book grabbed me in the first couple of chapters and I was completely invested in following Cussy Mary's (Bluet's) journe ...more
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"I know I'm rowing against the tide in my review of this book, but my 3 stars is for the things I liked, and I'm not subtracting for the things I didn't. It was a great story with likable characters (for the most part), and I enjoyed the research and " Read more of this review »
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Stephanie Lawton
“We carry secrets under our skin like shrapnel. Our surface wounds heal, but the damage festers underneath while we worry what tiny pieces will work their way to the surface for the world to see.”
Stephanie Lawton, Shrapnel

Maya Angelou
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Stephen King
“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
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Robert Frost
“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.”
Robert Frost

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