This book is bargain priced from 11/07/2013 until 11/07/2014
Set in 1995, The Stable House follows an 11-year-old girl’s first three months of junior high school. Besides learning to adjust to a new school and a new set of social rules, Heidi Williams must cope with growing apart from her adopted older brother and becoming temporarily homeless after her home is destroyed by a fire, separating her from her close friendship with her elderly neighbor, Violet, and Violet’s young niece, Jenny. While at the house that she and her family borrow while theirs is being rebuilt, she meets Dorothy and Stacey, two seventh grade girls who welcome Heidi into her into their group where she learns to adjust to life as a pre-teen.
Targeted Age Group: 9-12
Book Price: .99
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How is Writing In Your Genre Different from Others?
I have to keep things simple without talking down to my readers.
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Laura Smith is a writer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She earned her B.A. in Creative Writing from Carlow University in 2007. She works for a Long Term Care Insurance Broker and is currently working on her third novel. She has written poetry published in Rune Magazine, Voices from the Garage and Falling Star Magazine, Blast Furnace Press, The Lavender Review, James Dickey and Torrid. In her spare time she enjoys watching movies, reading, watching The Pirates and Steelers games and working on art projects. The Stable House is her first novel.
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
My book was inspired by my fears, my childhood neighbors and the 90’s.