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Blue Sky: The Second Novel in the Morrow Girls Series
     

Blue Sky: The Second Novel in the Morrow Girls Series

by D. Bryant Simmons
 

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THE MORROW SISTERS COME OF AGE...

Belinda, now the mother of six daughters, has three willful teenagers. As Nikki, Mya, and Jackie test boundaries, experimenting with love, sex, and drugs, Belinda tries everything she can think of to rein them in before they go too far. But Morrow blood runs thick and the tighter she pulls the reins, the more her

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THE MORROW SISTERS COME OF AGE...

Belinda, now the mother of six daughters, has three willful teenagers. As Nikki, Mya, and Jackie test boundaries, experimenting with love, sex, and drugs, Belinda tries everything she can think of to rein them in before they go too far. But Morrow blood runs thick and the tighter she pulls the reins, the more her girls rebel. Until she loses her grip completely and secrecy, addiction, and wounds from the past send the Morrow girls hurling down treacherous paths.

Notes of Distinction:

  • 2016 New York Book Fest Honorable Mention
  • 2016 Eric Hoffer Book Award Finalist
  • 2015 Foreword INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Finalist
  • One of the best indie books of 2015 (IndieReader)
  • One of the top 10 indie book covers of 2015 (IndieReader)

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praise for Blue Sky

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"ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2015. Simmons does not hold back, showing with deft skill the brutal damage that foster care, abuse, addiction, poverty, and hopelessness can wreak on human lives, while neither reducing her characters to mere victims nor denying them their share of courage and strength." --IndieReader

"A NARRATIVE WITH FRESHNESS AND DEPTH. There's hope and humor among the turmoil. Simmons is a gifted and multi-faceted writer, and the Morrow Girls series has earned its accolades." --Self-Publishing Review

"ONE INCREDIBLE NOVEL. The four separate stories in the book are very skillfully woven together in one incredible novel." --Readers' Favorite

praise for D. Bryant Simmons

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"AN AUTHOR TO WATCH.Pulls no punches bringing truth to the story. --Readers' Favorite

"A NATURALLY GIFTED STORYTELLER. Put her heart and soul into this cautionary tale of perseverance, hope and strength." --African American Literature Book Club

"SKILLFULLY WALKS THE LINE BETWEEN SENTIMENT AND STRENGTH. Takes on a tender subject by delicately cutting into a woman's heart..." --Foreword Clarion Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780985751630
Publisher:
Bravebird Publishing
Publication date:
10/06/2015
Series:
Morrow Girls Series , #2
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.95(d)

Meet the Author

D. Bryant Simmons, an award-winning author and Chicago native, is also the publishing force behind Bravebird Books. As a writer, her focus is on realistic fiction that straddles the line between art and social commentary. She is currently hard at work on the Morrow Girls Series, a family saga that spans three generations of women. Simmons manages to incorporate meaty topics such as domestic violence into her fiction without sacrificing entertainment value.

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