Book Spotlight + Giveaway: Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan


Today Traveling With T is partnering with Sourcebooks for a book spotlight and giveaway of Haley Harriagan’s debut, Secrets of Southern Girls. Scroll down to the bottom for how to enter the giveaway!


Secrets of Southern Girls cover caught my eye a few months ago while perusing Netgalley and when I saw that the story had a Mississippi angle- well, I hit request quick, fast and in a hurry.

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Summary of Secrets of Southern Girls (Goodreads)

In Secrets of Southern Girls, the powerful, affecting debut from Haley Harrigan, a young woman uncovers devastating secrets about the friend she thinks she killed…

Ten years ago, Julie Portland accidentally killed her best friend, Reba. What’s worse is she got away with it. Consumed by guilt, she left the small town of Lawrence Mill, Mississippi, and swore nothing would ever drag her back.

Now, raising her daughter and struggling to make ends meet in Manhattan, Julie still can’t forget the ghost of a girl with golden hair and a dangerous secret.

When August, Reba’s first love, begs Julie to come home to find the diary that Reba kept all those years ago, Julie’s past comes creeping back to haunt her. That diary could expose the shameful memories Julie has been running from, but it could also unearth the hidden truths that Reba left buried…and reveal that Julie isn’t the only one who feels responsible for Reba’s death.

In fact, she may not be responsible at all.


Connect with Haley Harrigan

Haley Harrigan graduated from the University of Georgia with degrees in creative writing and public relations. She lives in Athens, Georgia, with her husband. Secrets of Southern Girls is her debut.

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Thanks to Sourcebooks for sponsoring Secrets of Southern Girls tour, you have a chance to win a copy of Haley Harrigan’s debut. Check the Rafflecopter for links. *Please note Sourcebooks is sponsoring this giveaway, not Traveling With T- winners will be selected randomly by Sourcebooks and confirmation of winning will come directly from Sourcebooks. Traveling With T is simply one stop on this book tour.*

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Happy Reading and Bookishly Yours,

T @ Traveling With T


23 thoughts on “Book Spotlight + Giveaway: Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan

  1. My favorite summer read used to be The Stand by Stephen King.. It meant I packed one enjoyable book for the whole week! Now I don’t go anywhere, so it is lighter books….family situations and some psychological thrillers.

  2. Jennifer says:

    This book sounds fantastic! I’m not particular but love Karen White, Jane Green, Emily Griffin, Beatriz Williams…… I’m reading Christina Lauren’s Dating You Hating You now and love it!!

  3. My favorite summer reads are always books about the beach – especially the SC low country. My favorite so far this year has been Same Beach Next Year by Dorothea Benton Frank

  4. Anita Yancey says:

    My favorite summer reads are any book by James Patterson, or Lisa Jackson. I just finished reading You Will Pay by Lisa Jackson.

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