Biography

Joshilyn Jackson

Joshilyn Jackson is the New York Times bestselling author of seven novels, including GODS IN ALABAMA and A GROWN-UP KIND OF PRETTY. Her books have been translated into a dozen languages. A former actor, Jackson is also an award-winning audiobook narrator. She lives in Decatur, Georgia, with her husband and their two children.

Joshilyn Jackson

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Books by Joshilyn Jackson

by Joshilyn Jackson - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction
One drunken night, Leia Birch Briggs, a usually level-headed graphic novelist, is swept off her barstool by a handsome and anonymous Batman and now she's having his baby boy --- an unexpected, but not unhappy development in the thirty-eight year-old’s life. Before she can break the news to her conventional, Southern family, a series of family misfortune unfolds. Leia returns to Alabama to put her grandmother’s affairs in order and tell her family that she’s pregnant, but she learns more secrets about her family. Tucked in the attic is a dangerous secret with roots that reach all the way back to the Civil War. Its exposure threatens the family’s freedom and future, and it will change everything about how Leia sees herself and her sister, her son and his missing father, and the world she thinks she knows.
by Joshilyn Jackson - Fiction

A fiercely independent divorce lawyer learns the power of family and connection when she receives a cryptic message from her estranged mother in this latest novel from Joshilyn Jackson, the nationally bestselling author of SOMEONE ELSE’S LOVE STORY and GODS IN ALABAMA. THE OPPOSITE OF EVERYONE is an emotionally resonant tale about the endurance of love and the power of stories to shape and transform our lives.

by Joshilyn Jackson - Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction

In this delightful and nuanced tale, young single mom Shandi Pierce stumbles into the middle of a mini-mart robbery. Although her main concern is for her three-year-old son, Natty, the actions of a stranger named William Ashe cause her to plunge irrevocably in love with him. Considering that Shandi has issues with her parents and with circumstances surrounding the birth of Natty, and that William has considerable baggage of his own, the hopeful romantic is in for quite the ride.

by Joshilyn Jackson - Mystery

Fifteen-year-old Mosey is shaken when a small grave is unearthed in the backyard. Liza, her stroke-ravaged mother, is haunted by choices she made as a teenager. Jenny, Mosey's grandmother, holds together the strands of the three women's past, and will stop at nothing to defend their future.