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Gradle Bird

I'll start right off with this issue of Advance Reading Copy with these two amazing blurbs for this wonderful book, and I agree with them both, whole heartedly.

First, from the legendary George Singleton:

"Anyone who doesn’t fall in love with Gradle Bird, the character, might want to stop by an Urgent Care facility for an EKG. Anyone not totally mesmerized by the world depicted in Gradle Bird, the novel, might as well forfeit his or her Human Being ID card. J.C. Sasser’s invented a complex, big-hearted, dirt-road-smart protagonist surrounded by hilarious one-of-a-kind characters (and a ghost). Absurd, yet utterly believable. Southern, yet universal. I’m jealous."
-George Singleton, author of Calloustown and The Half-Mammals of Dixie and then from Bren McClain "Lush, haunting and imaginative, Gradle Bird marks J.C. Sasser as America’s new Southern Gothic darling, a name soon to be spoken alongside the likes of Harper Lee and Carson McCullers.” –Bren McClain, author of

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