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Review of ‘Ramona Blue’

Blue-haired high school senior Ramona has always known what her future will hold: She’ll stay in her small Mississippi town, work multiple jobs, date tourist girls and live with her father and older sister, Hattie, in the cramped trailer that’s been home ever since Hurricane Katrina upended their lives. When Hattie accidentally gets pregnant, Ramona…

Interview with Julie Murphy

Julie Murphy made a splash with her acclaimed 2015 debut about a one-of-a-kind Texas beauty queen, Dumplin'. Now, Murphy is back with her highly anticipated second novel, Ramona Blue—a story about another strong, marginalized teen doing her best to make sense of who she is.

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