Skip to main content

Kim Michele Richardson

Biography

Kim Michele Richardson

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kim Michele Richardson has written four works of historical fiction, and a bestselling memoir, THE UNBREAKBALE CHILD. Her latest multi-award-winning novel, THE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK, is a New York Times and USA Today bestseller and has earned a 2019 LibraryReads Best Book award, Forbes Best Historical Novel, Book-A-Million Best Fiction, and is an Oprah's Buzziest Books pick and a Women’s National Book Association Great Group Reads selection. It was inspired by the real life "blue people" of Kentucky, and the fierce, brave Packhorse Librarians who used the power of literacy to overcome bigotry and fear during the Great Depression. Kim Michele lives with her family in Kentucky and is the founder of Shy Rabbit.

Photo Credit: Leigh Photography

Books by Kim Michele Richardson

by Kim Michele Richardson - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction

A young outcast braves the hardships of Kentucky’s Great Depression and brings truly magical objects to her people: books. Kim Michele Richardson's fourth novel is inspired by the brave women of the Pack Horse Library Project.