Books by Joshilyn Jackson

JOSHILYN JACKSON lives with her husband and children outside of Atlanta, where she is currently at work on her next novel.


SOMEONE ELSE'S LOVE STORY by Joshilyn Jackson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 19, 2013

"A surprising novel, both graceful and tender. You won't be able to put it down."
Jackson's novel perfectly captures the flavor and rhythm of Southern life as a young woman preparing for college finds herself caught up in a real-life drama. Read full book review >
A GROWN-UP KIND OF PRETTY by Joshilyn Jackson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 25, 2012

"Snappy dialogue with a Southern twang, spiritual uplift and undeniably likable characters—"Quirky Cute" at its best."
Jackson (Backseat Saints, 2010, etc.) sticks with her specialty—plucky Southern women who overcome male ill treatment from their past—in this novel about a grandmother, daughter and granddaughter who confront a suddenly uncovered family secret. Read full book review >
BACKSEAT SAINTS by Joshilyn Jackson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 8, 2010

"Jackson's sprightly prose and charismatic characters offer readers a rollicking good time along with the typical bromides about domestic abuse."
An oddly cheerful story about two generations of battered wives who eventually fight back. Read full book review >
THE GIRL WHO STOPPED SWIMMING by Joshilyn Jackson
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: March 4, 2008

"An entertaining but shallow spin on a Southern Gothic."
Ghosts, more figurative that literal, haunt Jackson's third novel (Between, Georgia, 2006, etc.). Read full book review >
BETWEEN, GEORGIA by Joshilyn Jackson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 3, 2006

"Evocative and lovingly crafted."
A long-standing family feud threatens to destroy a southern town. Read full book review >
GODS IN ALABAMA by Joshilyn Jackson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2005

"A likable new talent chained to a creaky old plot."
Date-rape and murder color the life of a high-school sophomore. Years later, she returns to her hometown to exorcise the demons, in a first novel based on delayed revelations. Read full book review >