PRAISE FOR BIRTHDAY GIRL
"Tracey Burns is a character to fall in love with. Her heroic coming-of-age moves between profound pathos and heartening humor in this compelling narrative of beguiling naiveté."
-- Susan Taylor Chehak, author of The Truth About Annie D.
"Birthday Girl is a compelling read. Diane J. Wright tells this sometimes uncomfortable story with warmth and a very open, almost friendly style. The storyline is strong with well-developed characters that help make Tracey’s world seem all the more real. This is a book to get lost in and is guaranteed to keep you interested throughout."
-- Maria L. Essex, United Kingdom
"Tracy Burns is a resilient girl who learns about the ugliness in life yet discovers also what real family is about. I highly recommend this book to adults young and old. A brilliant read."
-- Lori R. Pensacola, Florida
"I would definitely recommend this book to anyone. It flows effortlessly and keeps your interest. Beautiful, yet unusual storyline."
-- Jamie E. Omaha, Nebraska
"This book manages to combine a steady pace with a sort of compulsion to keep reading. An excellent book, the skill of writing is not masked by the simple way in which it is written. A brilliant read. Thank you."
-- Margaret W. London, England
"There were many moments that I laughed out loud and felt genuinely moved by what was happening to this young girl. The relationship between Tracy and Frankie is so sweet and honest, I want to read more!"