PRAISE FOR THE NOVELS OF DONNA EVERHART THE FORGIVING KIND
"Reminiscent of the novels of Lee Smith, Kaye Gibbons, and Sandra Dallas, Everhart builds a firm sense of place, portraying the tiredness and hope of a dry southern summer and voicing strong southern women."--Booklist THE ROAD TO BITTERSWEET A Winter 2018 Okra Pick!
"You will fall in love with Wallis Ann Stamper as she meets the bitter challenges of her hardscrabble life, inspired by her sweet love for her family. Her grit and unfailing faith in herself will melt your heart, as it did mine."
--Sandra Dallas, New York Times
"Everhart is a good storyteller and makes her characters and their experiences come alive."--Booklist
"The book is Southern fiction at its finest."
--Historical Novels Society THE EDUCATION OF DIXIE DUPREE An Indie Next List Selection!
"Please open your heart to Dixie Dupree. With unflinching honesty and a voice that rings with authenticity, she survives the unthinkable. Her story celebrates the resiliency of the human spirit and the triumph of the imagination. An important novel, beautifully written, this is a story to cherish."
--Susan Wiggs, #1 New York
Times bestselling author
"Young Dixie Dupree is an indomitable spirit in this coming-of-age novel that is a heartbreaking and honest witness to the resilience of human nature and the fighting spirit and courage residing in all of us." --The Huffington Post
"In a powerful coming-of-age story that pitches southern charm against dark family secrets, the voice of 11-year-old Dixie Dupree captivates from the first page to the last."--
Barbara Claypole White, bestselling author of The Perfect Son