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The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson

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Also by Joshilyn Jackson:

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Gods in Alabama, June 2006
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The Almost Sisters
Joshilyn Jackson

William Morrow
July 2017
On Sale: July 11, 2017
Featuring: Leia Birch Brigg
352 pages
ISBN: 006210571X
EAN: 9780062105714
Hardcover
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Women's Fiction Contemporary

New York Times Bestselling Author With empathy, grace, humor, and piercing insight, the author of gods in Alabama pens a powerful, emotionally resonant novel of the South that confronts the truth about privilege, family, and the distinctions between perception and reality—the stories we tell ourselves about our origins and who we really are

“Joshilyn Jackson has literary super powers. In a story of incredible love and bravery, she lasers through the weathered grace and mossy tradition of the contemporary south to explode its comic book dualism with blistering genius. Leia Birch is the kind of character I love to read about: she's funny, smart, and a mess, and I want her to be my best friend. Her sassy heart, her inside-out family, and the loyalty and love of those around her moved me to cry, to laugh, and to think differently about what makes ‘us and them.’ Imagine Flannery O'Connor in a Wonder Woman suit, and you'll get close to the big heart of this brilliant book.”—Lydia Netzer, author of Shine Shine Shine and How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky

Superheroes have always been Leia Birch Briggs’ weakness. One tequila-soaked night at a comics convention, the usually level-headed graphic novelist is swept off her barstool by a handsome and anonymous Batman.

It turns out the caped crusader has left her with more than just a nice, fuzzy memory. She’s having a baby boy-an unexpected but not unhappy development in the thirty-eight year-old’s life. But before Leia can break the news of her impending single-motherhood (including the fact that her baby is biracial) to her conventional, Southern family, her step-sister Rachel’s marriage implodes. Worse, she learns her beloved ninety-year-old grandmother, Birchie, is losing her mind, and she’s been hiding her dementia with the help of Wattie, her best friend since girlhood.

Leia returns to Alabama to put her grandmother’s affairs in order, clean out the big Victorian that has been in the Birch family for generations, and tell her family that she’s pregnant. Yet just when Leia thinks she’s got it all under control, she learns that illness is not the only thing Birchie’s been hiding. 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.

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