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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

New Release: ON THE BRIGHT SIDE by S.R. Johannes

Fellow Indelibles author S.R. Johannes is releasing her middle grade novel ON THE BRIGHT SIDE today! Here's the blurb:
As if the devil’s food cake at her wake and the white fat pants she’s stuck wearing for eternity weren’t bad enough, fourteen year-old Gabby is quick to discover that Cirrus, the main rung of Heaven, is a far cry from the Pearly Gates. Here, SkyFones and InnerNets are all the rage. At her first Bright ceremony, G.O.D., the automated assignment system, spits out Angela Black, Gabby’s arch nemesis and longtime fencing rival. As a Bright, Gabby has to protect Angela, her assigned mortal, in order to move up through the training levels of heaven. 
Back on earth, Angela starts hitting on Michael, Gabby’s crush and should-have-been boyfriend. Gabby’s pranks to quell the love are harmless at first until the school dance sabotage gets completely out of control. Then, Celestial Sky Agent, Lawrence, who happens to have anger management issues of his own, steps into reveal that Angela has big problems, and what she really needs is Gabby’s help.
Determined to right her wrong and ease her mother’s grief, Gabby steals an ancient artifact that allows her to return to earth for just one day. But if Gabby’s not careful, her well-meaning mission just might shift the very foundation of Heaven, Earth, and every place in between, causing the danger of the dark side to roam free. 
Available for $0.99 on Amazon and Barnes&Noble, or you can add it to your Goodreads TBR.

This is the first MG novel published by an Indelible author (although there are several of us with MG works-in-progress). I'm excited to see it hit the virtual shelves!


  1. I'm really not a fan of Angel books but I do really want to read this. So excited for Shelli!

  2. I didn't realize Shelli's book came out today! So excited for her. I will be snapping this one up!

  3. I'm not sure this would be for me, but I love those socks!

  4. Love the cover! Book sounds really interesting, thanks for sharing.

  5. The books sounds like a kick. Thanks for the rec.


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