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Watermelon Summer

Watermelon SummerThanks to all of your encouragement (and to your bearing with my whining and complaining), my first work of fiction is now up on Amazon!  As you can tell from previous posts on this topic, I'm not as confident in my abilities in this new genre, so your kind reviews will definitely boost my mood considerably.

Watermelon Summer is a young-adult tale about an intentional community that failed and a girl who refused to give up the dream.  The book is now available on Amazon for $2.99, and if you don't mind waiting, you can use that link on Friday to pick up a free copy. 

And for those of you who are currently being scared off by the "young adult" part of the description, take heart.  55% of young-adult books are read by people over 18, and the biggest demographic is actually among people 30 to 44 years of age.  Chances are you'll fit right in.  (Young adult is actually my very favorite fiction genre due to its usual lack of muddiness and willingness to tackle controversial issues.)

The rest of this week's lunchtime series consists of excerpts from the first couple of chapters of Watermelon Summer.  And to tempt you to stop back by even if you're not interested in fiction, I'll be incorporating images from my past that made their way into Watermelon Summer into the posts.  Enjoy!

This post is part of our Watermelon Summer lunchtime series.  Read all of the entries:

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