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Julia Claiborne Johnson


Julia Claiborne Johnson

Julia Claiborne Johnson is the author of BETTER LUCK NEXT TIME and the bestselling BE FRANK WITH ME, a finalist for the American Bookseller’s Association Best Debut Novel Award. She grew up on a farm in Tennessee before moving to New York City, where she worked at Mademoiselle and Glamour magazines. She now lives in Los Angeles with her comedy-writer husband and their two children.

Books by Julia Claiborne Johnson

by Julia Claiborne Johnson - Fiction, Historical Fiction

BETTER LUCK NEXT TIME is the eagerly anticipated second novel from the bestselling author of BE FRANK WITH ME, a charming story of endings, new beginnings, and the complexities and complications of friendship and love, set in late 1930s Reno.

by Julia Claiborne Johnson - Fiction

Full of heart, BE FRANK WITH ME by Julia Claiborne Johnson is a captivating and unconventional story of an unusual mother and son, and the intrepid young woman who finds herself irresistibly pulled into their world.