The Finding Place: Released Today!

The Finding Place: Released Today!

Yes, it has finally arrived… the official release date for The Finding Place is today!

My book is for sale in stores. It’s online at and on Indigo/Chapters. The Book Launch is planned for Sunday (come join us for a reading, and a celebration!). I’ve already received several emailed and online reviews. And now the official launch date is here!

Rather than blog today, I’m posting a Synopsis¬†below. If you read my novel, please do let me know what you think! And please¬†contact me if you are interested in bringing me in to your school, community, library or book club. You can email me directly at: julie (‘at’ sign here)¬†centauriartscamp (dot)com

The big adventure starts today!

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Synopsis: The Finding Place
Found as a baby outside a school in China, Kelly Stroud is adopted and raised by North American parents. One day, her dad leaves the house to buy milk, and doesn’t come back. Struggling anew with what it means to be loved and then left behind, Kelly embarks with her mother on a journey back to China in search of her cultural roots.

The Finding Place is an adventure story which moves from urban North America to the magical landscape of Yangshuo, China. It is also the tale of a young girl’s coming-of-age, written in the voice of an international adoptee whose unique perspective throws fresh light on the meaning of family: the people who raise us, and the parents who bring us into the world.


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