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The Truthful Story Named 2017 Kindle Book Awards Semi-Finalist for Literary Fiction

 https://www.thekindlebookreview.net/2017-kindle-book-award…

The Truthful Story Wins The 2017 Bookvana Awards for Literary Fiction

http://www.bookvana.com/2017awardpressrelease.html

Author Event: Helen Stine shares The Truthful Story at Bards Alley Bookstore/Cafe & Wine Bar on August 11 at 7p.m. in Vienna, VA. 

http://www.bardsalley.com/author-appearances/

Best New Fiction 2017 International Book Awards goes to The Truthful Story! 

http://www.internationalbookawards.com/2017awardannouncement.html

First Annual 2017 MCP Author Awards: Grand Prize Winners include The Truthful Story

https://www.mcpauthorawards.com/winners/2017-july.html

The Truthful Story wins the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY) 2017 Gold Medal for Best Regional Fiction: Southeast  

http://www.ippyawards.com/126/medalists/2017-medalists/regional-and-ebook

The Truthful Story wins the Indie Excellence Awards for Best Regional Fiction: Southeast and Finalist for Best New Fiction 2017

https://www.indieexcellence.com/11th-annual-winners-80-120

The Truthful Story makes the Southern Book Prize 2017 Long List! 

https://www.sibaweb.com/siba-news/651-the-2017-southern-book-prize-long-long-looooong-list

Grand Prize: 2017 Great Southeast Book Festival Names The Truthful Story for top honors

http://www.greatsoutheastbookfestival.com/

Debut Novel is Deep, Dark and Luminous

The Truthful Story is a wonder. Like the Lowcountry river that nurtures and sustains young Genevieve Donovan—and takes the life of her beloved Nannie—this debut novel runs deep and even dark. But the light shines in the darkness, and Helen Stine’s gentle humor, uncanny insight, and quiet wisdom shine through every page of this book, carried along on a stream of luminous prose.  http://www.lcweekly.com/books/4495-debut-novel-is-deep-dark-and-luminous

Daily Blog: Review: The Truthful Story

I love supporting fellow military wives. Even though my husband is out of the Air Force now, I believe I will always be a military wife in my heart. And Helen Stine is just that. A military wife, author, film producer, and southern bred woman. http://flakymn.blogspot.com/2016/10/review-truthful-story.html

Palm Beach Free Press 

Moss-draped trees, deep winding rivers, rich family traditions, and whispers of heartache and pain are all part of Charleston, SC and the Southern Lowcountry’s hauntingly beautiful landscape. The new book, The Truthful Story by Helen Stine, is part memoir and part fiction and is a tribute to the land and people who shaped her life. Stine’s book hits store shelves on October 1, 2016. Set in the 1960’s... READ MORE

Audiobook Narrator Announced

Announcing Jenna Lamia, actress, writer and award-winning audiobook narrator (The Secret Life of Bees, The Help, The Invention of Wings, Girl with A Pearl Earring, to name a few...) is the narrator for the audiobook The Truthful Story. To learn more about Jenna and her work, CLICK HERE.