Kim Michele Richardson

Kim Michele Richardson was born in Kentucky and resides part-time in Western North Carolina. She has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity building houses, and is an advocate for the prevention of child abuse and domestic violence, partnering with the U.S. Navy globally to bring awareness and education to the prevention of domestic violence.

She is the author of the bestselling memoir The Unbreakable Child.Her novels include Liar’s Bench, GodPretty in the Tobacco Field, and The Sisters of Glass Ferry.

Ms. Richardson currently finished her fourth novel about the fierce and brave Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, forthcoming from Sourcebooks, Spring, 2019.

Book Reviews by Kim Michele Richardson

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Iain Reid’s (I’m Thinking of Ending Things) sophomore novel, Foe explores relationships, human nature, and isolation in a psychological thriller set in the near-future.

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Gabe Habash’s debut is a masterful exploration of the human condition and survival through a fragile, flawed character.

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At age 23, Drew Philp, a rural, white kid from Michigan moved to bankrupt Detroit, a place filled with blighted abandoned houses and crime.

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Marlena by Julie Buntin is a haunting debut that journeys back to a time of a tumultuous friendship between two teenage girls, Cat and Marlena, in the 90s.

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“A beautiful snapshot of tragedy, beauty, and honor in families.”

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Kaitlyn Greenidge’s debut about family, race, and eugenics is a haunting coming-of-age novel.