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Home to Woefield

A Novel

by (author) Susan Juby

Initial publish date
Mar 2011
Animals, Contemporary Women, Friendship, Small Town & Rural, Humorous
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    Publish Date
    Mar 2011
    List Price
    $7.33 USD

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“I laughed out loud more times reading this book than any book I’ve read in years….I never wanted to leave Woefield, and you won’t, either.”
—Meg Cabot, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Princess Diaries and Insatiable




Susan Juby, already a reader-favorite YA author, makes her triumphant first foray into adult contemporary fiction with Home to Woefield, a hilarious, wildly original, and wonderfully insightful tale of no-so-ordinary life down on the farm. Told in four delightfully distinct narrative voices—a crusty 70-something farmer, a hair band-loving teen, a precocious 11-year old, and an earnest New Yorker in her 20s—Home to Woefield will enchant readers of all ages, as its motley cast struggles to avoid foreclosure with outlandish schemes and prize-winning chickens.

About the author

SUSAN JUBY is the author of the critically acclaimed Getting The Girl and Another Kind Of Cowboy, as well as the bestselling Alice series (Alice, I Think; Miss Smithers; Alice MacLeod, Realist at Last) and her latest novel for adults, The Woefield Poultry Collective. After dropping out of fashion college and attaining a BA from the University of British Columbia, Susan went to work in the book industry. She holds a master’s degree in publishing. She currently lives on Vancouver Island with her husband, James, and their dog, who prefers to remain anonymous. Visit her online at

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Editorial Reviews

“You will cheer for Susan Juby’s delightful cast of characters... As funny as it is heartbreaking, and in voices as original as the story itself, you won’t soon forget the inhabitants of Woefield Farm.” — Robin Antalek, author of The Summer We Fell Apart

“Disarming, endearing, and laugh-out-loud funny, Home to Woefield is a wry look at a handful of misfits brought together by farmland only slightly more fertile than the moon. A bewitching debut as quirky and charming as they come.” — Tish Cohen, author of The Truth About Delilah Blue and Inside Out Girl

“Susan Juby is a marvel. Wise, witty, and full of heart, her writing draws you in and won’t let go. And just when you think it can’t get any better, it does. I never wanted to leave Woefield, and you won’t, either.” — Meg Cabot, author of The Princess Diaries and Insatiable

“Juby takes us on a downright riotous and warm-hearted ride... Home to Woefield is a fun, fabulous read no matter what the growing season!” — Susan Gregg Gilmore, author of The Improper Life of Bezellia Grove and Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen

“This heartwarming and upbeat novel marks young adult author Juby’s successful foray into the world of chick lit. Her adult fiction debut is certain to attract readers who enjoy their chick lit in the style of Marian Keyes or Meg Cabot.” — Library Journal

“A wonderful juxtaposition of parody and playfulness, Home to Woefield is a joyous book about someone living out a fantasy, confronting illusions, and attempting to make a dream come true.” — New York Journal of Books

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