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Julie Murphy

USA flag (b.1985)

Julie lives in North Texas with her husband who loves her, her dog who adores her, and her cat who tolerates her. When she's not writing or trying to catch stray cats, she works at an academic library. Side Effects May Vary is Julie's debut novel.

Genres: Young Adult Romance, Romance

   1. Dumplin' (2015)
   2. Puddin' (2018)
   3. Pumpkin (2021)
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Fans of the Impossible Life (2015)
Kate Scelsa
"I wish my high school self could read this book. Fans of the Impossible Life perfectly captures the complexity of love, sexuality, and the cost of secrets. Mira, Sebby, and Jeremy will stay with you long after you finish the last page."
The Upside of Unrequited (2017)
Becky Albertalli
"I have such a crush on this book! Not only is this one a must read, but it's a must-reread."
The Names They Gave Us (2017)
Emery Lord
"This is more than a love story. When We Collided carefully yet effortlessly puts mental illness in conversation with the beauty and struggle of adolescence. It is a book I wish could have written, but am so much better for having read."
A Map for Wrecked Girls (2017)
Jessica Taylor
"A masterfully written tale of survival, sisters, and love."
The Beauty That Remains (2018)
Ashley Woodfolk
"This books hurts so good. With three distinct narrators and lyrical prose, Ashley Woodfolk stakes her claim as a fresh new voice to follow in the world of young adult literature."
Dread Nation (2018)
(Dread Nation, book 1)
Justina Ireland
"Tremendously original, subversive, sharp, and all around badass, Dread Nation is not your mother’s Civil War–era zombie story."
Seafire (2018)
(Seafire Trilogy, book 1)
Natalie C Parker
"A gutsy tale of sisterhood, courage, and unshakeable trust. You don’t want to miss this book!"
The Meaning of Birds (2019)
Jaye Robin Brown
"An evocative story of the thrills of first love and the anguish of first loss. This will break you and heal you."
Happily and Madly (2019)
Alexis Bass
"A bold debut that authentically captures the frenzy of love, lust, and senior year of high school!"
Every Body Shines (2021)
Cassandra Newbould
"A deeply validating and joyful collection! Every Body Shines is the kind of book I've been waiting to see on shelves my whole life."
Love & Other Natural Disasters (2021)
Misa Sugiura
"Delightfully romantic and hugely refreshing! I loved every page!"
For All Time (2021)
Shanna Miles
"An unforgettable and artfully crafted romance right down to the very last page."
The Supervillain's Guide to Being a Fat Kid (2022)
Matt Wallace
"A funny and heartfelt underdog tale that I couldn't put down!"
The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School (2022)
Sonora Reyes
"With off the charts heart and humor, The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School is an immediate favorite. Sonora's voice is one to watch!"
Small Town Pride (2022)
Phil Stamper
"Full of warmth, hope and joy, Phil Stamper's middle grade debut is an absolute celebration!"

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