Monday, January 21, 2013

Breaking TWIG – A Coming of Age Novel – 4.3 Stars on 189 Reviews

Breaking TWIG“If you are looking for a book that takes a chance, tips the scale and teeters on the edge of “How in the hell did she write this?!?” Then Deborah Epperson is your girl and Breaking TWIG is your story. ~ Melissa E. Perea, Amazon Reviewer

Hello Digital Book Today readers. The Book Buzz segment today features a book with over 100,000 downloads on Kindles. Breaking TWIG by Deborah Epperson has been a runaway hit with readers as a book “you may not be able to put down”. A pretty bold statement that is backed up by Amazon book reviewers. Breaking TWIG is currently rated 4.3 stars on 189 reviews! Amazon has millions of books for sale however the group of books that can boast a 4.3 star rating and 150+ reviews is a very select group. Read more about Breaking TWIG and find out why readers have not been disappointed with this novel.

“With a voice as rich as sorghum molasses, Epperson seductively draws the reader into the rural south of the 60s and 70s. In the southern tradition of Tennessee Williams and William Faulkner, the author explores the depths of the human heart and spirit, with wisdom, humor, and unflinching truthfulness.” ~ D. Burke, Amazon Reviewer

“…The characters…made me really appreciate the book. They’re real, they’re interesting, they grow, and when the book was over I wanted to reach in and give them a hug for all we’ve been through together.” ~ Faith

Book Description: Set in rural Georgia in the 1960s, Breaking TWIG is a coming-of-age novel about Becky (Twig) Cooper, a young woman trying to survive the physical and emotional abuse of her mother, Helen, a beautiful, calculating woman who can, with a mere look, send the meanest cur in Sugardale, Georgia running for its life. Not even Twig’s vivid imagination, keen wit, and dark sense of humor is enough to help her survive the escalating assaults of Helen and a new stepbrother, but help comes from an unexpected source–Frank, her stepfather. Sometimes, having one person who loves and believes in you is all a girl needs to keep hope alive.

Often raw and irreverent and sprinkled with all the Southern flavoring found in a good bowl of chicken and dumplings, BREAKING TWIG, is about finding love where we least expect it, destroying lives with easy lies, and realizing each of us determine our own truth.…. Read more on Amazon.

About the Author: Deborah Epperson has a degree in biology and English and after working in the scientific field for twenty years, she turned her talents to writing fiction and nonfiction. Her award winning nonfiction and poetry have been published in newspapers and magazines in Montana and nationally. A transplanted Texan, she likes to write stories and characters steeped in the lyrical traditions and mystical surroundings of the Deep South where she grew up.
Deborah lives in beautiful Northwest Montana with her husband and two children. When not working on her next novel or article, she enjoys doing pet therapy work with her golden retriever, and volunteering in animal rescue.
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“This story was filled with rich characters and an interesting story. It was easy to get wrapped up in Twig’s journey through her childhood with an abusive mother, to a mental hospital where she was abused again back to the home where all the trouble started to start a new life for herself in the most unlikely of ways. Much of what her mother did to her or put her through was inexcusable but it was interesting to see the way the story wrapped up and how they pasted together a semblance of a mother/daughter relationship.” ~ Lady Angell, Amazon Review
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