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Golden State Launch Party


Join author Michelle Richmond for the launch of her new novel Golden State. "Perfect for fans of Jodi Picoult, Jacquelyn Mitchard, and Anna Quindlen, Golden State is a powerful, mesmerizing new novel that explores the intricacies of marriage, family, and the profound moments that shape our lives."

Michelle's Latest Blogs

Oct.30.2011 - 12:52 pm
Make the most of National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo)! Story Starters, A Workbook for Writers will banish writer’s block, spark your imagination, and provide endless...
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Nov.11.2010 - 3:59 pm
Visit the Year of Fog website. Emma Balfour walked into my life in the summer of 2003. Our paths collided on Ocean Beach, the 3-mile stretch of gray sand and graffiti-spattered...
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Aug.23.2010 - 9:04 am
Some time ago, I began building an interactive map of THE YEAR OF FOG, so that readers can follow Abby through the streets of San Francisco as she searches for Emma. The map...
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Jul.12.2010 - 4:14 pm
 It's called "Petit Bois," which means "little woods," and it's located off the coast of Southeastern Mississippi. As a child in Alabama, I knew it as "...
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Comments from Michelle

Jan.02.2010 - 12:07 pm
In response to: Getting to Happy
Thank you for sharing this, Liz. Beautifully written and profound. I consider myself fortunate to know you.
Mar.31.2009 - 11:07 am
In response to: Thank you!
Congratulations to you, Kirsten! I look forward to meeting you on the 19th at the library! Best, Michelle
Mar.24.2009 - 11:34 am
In response to: 29th Annual Northern California Book Awards
Thank you, Jennifer!
Feb.03.2009 - 1:08 pm
In response to: Yes, Christine, You Can Begin Writing at 60
Yay for your (then) new husband! And yay for the stellar review of Vienna Triangle in the Chron, if I hadn't mentioned...
Feb.03.2009 - 1:07 pm
In response to: Yes, Christine, You Can Begin Writing at 60
Yes, I always think perhaps I ought to move to Italy when I turn 40.


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Published Reviews

Published by Closer Magazine
Heartbreaking and riveting, this novel is beautifully written.