BlogHer Talks to Seré Prince Halverson

BlogHer caught up with BlogHer Book Club author Seré Prince Halverson to ask some questions about her debut novel, The Underside of Joy BlogHer: Even though we realize you are not your characters, do you identify more with either Paige or Ella? Do you like one of them better? ...more
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I Went to the Woods

The Underside of Joy is my debut novel. But I have been writing fiction for decades, ever since I graduated with a degree in journalism and promptly realized that what I really wanted to do was make things up. I took a lot of workshops, wrote short stories, wrote a novel, wrote another novel, then wrote yet another. I worked as a copywriter, writing advertising and marketing and coming up with taglines for everything from potting soil to cities. I helped raise four incredible kids. I was married, divorced, a single mom for six years. I married again and became a stepmom. In between and around all of that, I kept writing fiction. I’ve even been known to write on the edges of napkins at Chuck E. Cheese. ...more
I cannot imagine luxury of having a place to think and dream and write in solitude, especially a ...more

The Opposite of Happiness: The Underside of Joy

Seré Prince Halverson's debut novel, The Underside of Joy, is the breathtaking story of what happens when your world changes in an instant. A rogue wave takes Ella's husband, Joe, and in an instant everything changes. For three years, Ella has been the only mother their children have known. When Joe's ex-wife Paige shows up at his funeral, intent on reclaiming her children, it becomes clear that nothing will ever be the same again. ...more
I was so ready to hate Paige, but love how Sere took you from loathing her to completely ...more

Get to Know Seré Prince Halverson

BlogHer Book Club is reading Seré Prince Halverson's debut novel, The Underside of Joy. Here's more about Seré! ...more
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(EXCERPT) The Underside of Joy

If you haven't yet had a chance to pick up BlogHer Book Club's pick The Underside of Joy, here's an excerpt to get you started. ...more