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Nerd Blast: The Name She Gave Me by Betty Culley (Spotlight + Giveaway!)

Posted June 20, 2022 by Kait in Book Tours, Giveaways, Spotlight / 0 Comments

Nerd Blast: The Name She Gave Me by Betty Culley (Spotlight + Giveaway!)

Happy Monday and welcome to my stop on the nerd blast for THE NAME SHE GAVE ME by Betty Culley! I’m so excited because today I get to shine the spotlight on this book for you AND give you a chance to win a print copy! This book is truly amazing and I’m so excited to for you to find out more about it!

Nerd Blast: The Name She Gave Me by Betty Culley (Spotlight + Giveaway!)The Name She Gave Me by Betty Culley
Published on June 21, 2022 by HarperTeen
Genres: Contemporary, Poetry, YA
Pages: 416
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When Rynn was born, her birth mother named her Scheherazade. It’s one of the only things Rynn has from her. Now sixteen, Rynn and her adoptive parents live on a small garlic farm in central Maine. Rynn’s father is kind and gentle but oblivious to Rynn’s mother’s temper and coldness toward their daughter.
Rynn has longed to know her birth family for years. She can’t legally open her adoption records until she turns eighteen, but that won’t stop her from searching on her own. She finds out that though her birth mother has died, she has a younger sister—who’s in foster care two towns away. But if Rynn reconnects with her biological sister, it may drive her adoptive family apart for good.

About Betty Culley

Betty Culley’s debut novel in verse Three Things I Know I True, was a Kids’ Indie Next List Top Ten Pick, an ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Nominee, an ALA-YALSA Quick Pick, and a Junior Library Guild selection. Her first middle-grade novel Down to Earth, is inspired by her fascination with meteorites, voyagers from another place and time. She’s an RN who worked as an obstetrics nurse and as a pediatric home hospice nurse. She lives in central Maine, where the rivers run through the small towns.

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