Mar 05 2014
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The Purple Girl by Audrey Kane – Book Review + $25 Giveaway

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MEDIA KIT Final Cover Low Resolution The Purple Girl

The Purple Girl by Audrey Kane
Illustrated by Tory and Norman Tabor

CAUTION! Violet lives within the pages of this book. And her purple spreads to everything she touches…

Violet lives behind garden walls. Is she magical? Is she the devil’s child—or simply cursed? When the lonely thirteen-year-old embarks on a dangerous journey to find the one boy that dared to befriend her, she travels at night…in the dark…to keep people from seeing her purple skin. But no one is more surprised than Violet when she unlocks her mysterious gift.

About the Author

MEDIA KIT Author Photo Audrey KaneAs a writer, and also a designer of tapestries with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Georgia, it is only natural for Audrey to weave visual stories. When she is not designing tapestries, she is busy conjuring up characters that find themselves in extraordinary situations. Between carpools and design work, she is plotting, scheming, writing, and revising. She lives in North Carolina with her husband, their three children, and her unruly dog, Rascals. Audrey’s favorite time to write is in the early morning while her family sleeps. With Rascals sprawled out snoring beside her, it only takes one oversized cup of coffee to get her mind moving.

Audrey is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. She loves traveling, museums, and blackberry-apple pie. Actually, she loves all kinds of pie. And she especially loves her family. They have put up with Violet and Waxy for a long time. You can visit her at: www.audreykane.com or on Facebook.

My Thoughts
The Purple Girl by Audrey Kane is a surprisingly mysterious story. It’s fun and it really grabbed my attention right away. Violet is just that: violet! Her parents don’t know why she is purple. Many of the people in town are afraid of her or make fun of her. Violet’s story is interesting and unique. I thoroughly enjoyed it! I would love to read more of her adventures.

Giveaway

Audrey will be awarding a $25 Amazon gift card to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour. Please leave a comment below for your chance to win. Then, click the tour banner to follow the tour and comment at other stops.

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  • marypreston

    It would be amazing to design tapestries. I hope we get to see some.

    marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

    • Audrey Kane

      Good Morning, Mary. I love the process of designing something…whether it is a tapestry or a story. My creative energy is always looking for an escape! (And now I’m thinking I should add a photo of one of our tapestries to my author website. You are not the first to want to see one. What do you think?)

  • Elise-Maria Barton

    Sounds like such a cute story to share w/my granddaughter.

    ilookfamous (at)yahoo(dot)com

    • Audrey Kane

      Thanks you, Elise-Maria. It is a story meant to be shared!

  • Goddess Fish Promos

    Thanks for hosting!

  • Audrey Kane

    Thank you for hosting me today! I’m happy to be here. It’s a chilly but beautiful morning in N.C. Hope it is warmer where you are…

  • Kathy Power

    Can’t wait to read this with my neice!!!

    • Audrey Kane

      So glad to hear that! Hope you and your niece enjoy it. (And I would love to hear your thoughts on it when you’ve finished it. You can always send me a message via my website.) Thanks for visiting, Kathy.

  • momjane

    It sounds like a very unique story.

    • Audrey Kane

      Thanks! I thoroughly enjoyed writing it.

  • cindymerrill

    Being different is not always a curse. Great story. This is a good book for kids to read.

  • Rita Wray

    Sounds interesting.

  • steve weber

    Congrats on the release! Hope you sell lots of copies!

  • Catherine

    Audrey…I wonder if we’ve crossed paths? I spent a year in Athens (GA) as a Governor’s Teaching Fellow and now live in NC (in Wilmington).

    • Seems like our paths should have crossed, Catherine. I miss those milkshakes and burgers at The Grill…

  • Meghan Stith

    What an adorable cover! Thanks for the giveaway! Looking forward to reading this one!

    mestith at gmail dot com

  • Elissa Mahler

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway!

  • Alexandru Rusu

    Interested book.I hope for have time to read. 🙂

  • Thanks for hosting me. And thank you to everyone for stopping by. Love chatting with readers!

    • You’re welcome, Audrey! Your story was fun to read. Thank you for stopping by and chatting today.

  • angel d

    thanks for the giveaway