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Alumna Julie Murphy's debut novel officially released in stores

03.18.2014 | By:
Julie Murphy '10

March 18 is a big day for Texas Wesleyan alumna Julie Murphy ’10

Her debut novel, Side Effects May Vary, officially hits store shelves (and the Internet) after getting rave reviews from authors, critics and fans who were able to read the book prior to its release.

Here’s just a little bit of what they’re saying:

"Julie Murphy weaves together a tender and funny tale of love, friendship, heartache and redemption. Side Effects May Vary explodes with brutal honesty, brilliant wit and unflinching heart." - John Corey Whaley, winner of the Michael L. Printz Award for Where Things Come Back

"Julie Murphy’s Side Effects May Vary is a funny, heartfelt, honest look at the beauty and the risk of getting a second chance. An inspiring novel about all the things worth living for. I adored this debut!" - Siobhan Vivian, author of The List

"Honest and unflinching, this is a compelling story of one teen's struggle with cancer, love and living. A worthwhile addition." – School Library Journal

"Readers will turn the last page wanting to know where the next chapter leads." – Kirkus Review

Want to get a signed copy for your personal library? Head to the Tarrant County College South Campus at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 19 for a Q&A session and book signing

Congratulations, Julie - you inspire us!