INCONVENIENT DAUGHTER, Kaylie Jones Books (Pub. June 23, 2020)
Rowan Kelly was adopted from Korea by Irish Catholic parents at three months old. Raised in the suburbs of Long Island, Rowan has struggled to balance her racial and cultural identity. Unable to reconcile the anger and pain from being abandoned and relinquished by her biological mother, Rowan desperately searches for love, placing herself in dangerous situations in the process.
LAUREN J. SHARKEY’S ONLINE LAUNCH, Check out the virtual launch of Inconvenient Daughter hosted by Book Revue! Sharkey delivers two readings, takes questions, and discusses the genesis of her debut novel.
AUTHOR Q&A: SACRED HEARTS BOOK CLUB, The Sacred Hearts Book Club chats with Lauren J. Sharkey about writing, books, and the nature of adoption.
HASTY BOOK LIST AUTHOR INTERVIEW, In this candid and unique interview, Lauren J. Sharkey talks about her writing influences, signature cocktails, and more.
GUEST BLOGGER POSTS
THOUGHTS IN PROGRESS: LIES AND TRUTHS, Lauren J. Sharkey talks openly about choosing to write a novel based on her experience as a transracial adoptee.
BOOK NOTES – LARGEHEARTED BOY, In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Lauren J. Sharkey shares the playlist used to write Inconvenient Daughter.
PAGE 69: INCONVENIENT DAUGHTER, Inconvenient Daughter is put to The 69 Test, which compares page 69 against the meat of the actual story.