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News & Features » July 2016 » SALE: Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night, now only 99¢ wherever e-books are sold!

SALE: Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night, now only 99¢ wherever e-books are sold!

Through July 31, get Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night by Barbara J. Taylor on sale for only 99¢ wherever e-books are sold — including Apple, Amazon Kindle, NookGooglePlay, and Kobo. (Don’t forget to support your local independent bookstore with your Kobo purchase! A full list of participating Kobo partners can be found at IndieBound.)

And don’t miss Taylor’s latest — All Waiting Is Long is available now.

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SingintheMorning_CryatNightPRAISE FOR Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night by Barbara J. Taylor

Named a Best Summer Book for 2014 by Publishers Weekly

Nominated for a 2014 Lime Award for Excellence in Fiction

Named a Pick of the Week for the week of June 30th by Publishers Weekly

“An earnest, well-done historical novel that skillfully blends fact and fiction.”
Publishers Weekly

“A profound story of how one unforeseen event may tear a family apart, but another can just as unexpectedly bring them back together again.”
Publishers Weekly, Best Summer Book for 2014

“Solomon enticingly described the novel Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night by Barbara J. Taylor (Akashic), set in a coal-mining town in 1913, as ‘one of those sit on the couch and don’t bother me’ reads.”
Shelf Awareness, NCIBA Spring Rep Picks

Almost everyone in town blames eight-year-old Violet Morgan for the death of her nine-year-old sister, Daisy. Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night opens on September 4, 1913, two months after the Fourth of July tragedy. Owen, the girls’ father, “turns to drink” and abandons his family. Their mother Grace falls victim to the seductive powers of Grief, an imagined figure who has seduced her off-and-on since childhood. Violet forms an unlikely friendship with Stanley Adamski, a motherless outcast who works in the mines as a breaker boy. During an unexpected blizzard, Grace goes into premature labor at home and is forced to rely on Violet, while Owen is “off being saved” at a Billy Sunday Revival. Inspired by a haunting family story, Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night blends real life incidents with fiction to show how grace can be found in the midst of tragedy.

Posted: Jul 5, 2016

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