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My So-Called Ruined Life By Melanie Bishop The first book in Bishop s Tate McCoy series will have readers eager to hear from her pragmatic, sarcastic, yet sweet 16 year old heroine Tate s ability to compartmentalize her fears and emotions, her attempts to preserve her optimism through small gestures, and the tension and mystery surrounding the crime make Bishop s debut an introspective page turner Publish The first book in Bishop s Tate McCoy series will have readers eager to hear from her pragmatic, sarcastic, yet sweet 16 year old heroine Tate s ability to compartmentalize her fears and emotions, her attempts to preserve her optimism through small gestures, and the tension and mystery surrounding the crime make Bishop s debut an introspective page turner Publishers Weekly Yet another tale of a plucky girl who overcomes the obstacles but this one floats Kirkus Reviews What a fine book My So Called Ruined Life takes you on a hard walk through a difficult subject, yet is full of sweetness and humor Tate McCoy is a keeper, and so is her best friend, Kale I felt like I was right there during their conversations and excursions, and found Tate s reflections on her life and painful situation deeply meaningful Tate is a kid who prevails, her humanity fully intact Kathleen Jeffrie Johnson, author of Target, and The Parallel Universe of Liars Readers will fall in love with brave and funny Tate McCoy in this powerful and heartfelt debut about human fallibility One of the truest characters I ve had the good luck to discover in YA recently Beth Ann Bauman, author of Jersey Angel and Rosie and Skate Melanie Bishop is not afraid to address tough issues from unspeakable violence to dysfunctional family relationships with realistic details and hit you in the gut emotion The plot gracefully unfolds to a stunning climax that forces the characters and readers to reconsider the nature of love, justice, and forgiveness Christine Seifert, author of The PredictedsTate McCoy has not spoken to her alcoholic mother in two years when her mom is murdered If this were not enough to endure at age sixteen, Tate has to face the fact that her father is the prime suspect Convinced of his innocence, and of her own resilience, she sets out to prove her life is not ruined Amid this life shattering tragedy, Tate takes up swimming and finds solace in her best friend Kale, volunteer work, the great outdoors, and a new crush But after discovering a horrible secret, Tate questions everything she thought she knew about her parents This is the first book in the Tate McCoy series.Melanie Bishop writes fiction, nonfiction, and screenplays, and has taught all of these subjects for the past twenty one years at Prescott College in Arizona where she is founding editor of Alligator Juniper, Prescott s award winning national literary magazine Bishop divides her time between Prescott, Arizona, and Carmel, California.
Melanie Bishop has taught writing or led creative writing retreats in Arizona s Sierra Ancha Wilderness, At Paolo Soleri s Arcosanti arcosanti , in the Cycladic Islands of Greece, and, now, on the Monterey Peninsula.Melanie has been full time faculty in creative writing for twenty one years at Prescott College, where she is also founder and editor of Alligator Juniper, the college s award winning, national literary magazine Melanie holds an MFA in Fiction from the University of Arizona, and was awarded a screenwriting fellowship from the Chesterfield Writers Film Project, co sponsored by Universal Studios and Steven Spielberg s Amblin Entertainment The Makeover, a screenplay written during the fellowship year, later went on to place in America s Best Screenplay Competition.Melanie has published fiction and nonfiction in Glimmer Train, Georgetown Review, Greensboro Review, Florida Review, Valley Guide, Hospice Magazine, Puerto del Sol, The American and Family Circle A memoir, Some Glad Morning, is forthcoming from outpost19 a young adult novel, My So Called Ruined Life, is forthcoming from Torrey House Press and a story, Trina Comes Home, is in the current issue of Potomac Review Her short story cycle, Home for Wayward Girls, has been a finalist five times over the past three years The Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, the University of Iowa Press Short Fiction Awards, the Doris Bakwin Award, the Tartt Fiction Award, and Hidden River s Eludia Award.Currently, Melanie spends fall semesters teaching in Prescott, Arizona, and the rest of the year writing, teaching, and leading retreats in Carmel, California.
My So-Called Ruined Life By Melanie Bishop
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