Books by Virginia DeBerry

GOTTA KEEP ON TRYIN’ by Virginia DeBerry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"A bit sudsy, but sharp dialogue and solid, fast-paced storytelling make for a gratifying read."
This winning sequel to Tryin' to Sleep in the Bed You Made (1997) revisits childhood friends Pat, Marcus and Gayle. Read full book review >
FAR FROM THE TREE by Virginia DeBerry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Where else do you shift your weight or cock your head?"
DeBerry and Grant had great success as co-authors of a first novel for both, Tryin' to Sleep in the Bed You Made (1996), receiving (we're told) 15,000 letters and e-mails as well as wide recognition in the African-American press. Read full book review >
TRYIN' TO SLEEP IN THE BED YOU MADE by Virginia DeBerry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 1997

"Not as literary as Gloria Naylor, this sisterhood-is-powerful first novel seems a natural for Oprah's Book Club. (Author tour)"
A sprawling, melodramatic debut ``by and about best friends'' that has enough plot twists and surprises for a season of soap operas. Read full book review >