Julie L. Cannon was born in Knoxville, TN. She grew up in Athens, GA and graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Journalism. She lives with her husband and her youngest son in Watkinsville, GA. Visit her website for more information.

She is the author of Truelove & Homegrown Tomatoes, named by Good Housekeeping as one of ’20 Books to Tote on Vacation’ and a finalist for the Townsend Prisce for Fiction, as well as its sequels, ‘Mater Biscuit and Those Pearly Gates, which was a finalist for the SIBA Book Award. The Romance Readers’ Book Club was chose as a Target Breakout Book. Her lates, I’ll Be Home for Christmas, was chosen as a Top Pick of Fall 2010 Releases by CBA Retailers & Resources magazine and made Nielsen’s Top 50 Inspirational Titles for November 2010.


She blogs regularly at http://girlfriendbooks.blogspot.com/ and  http://southernauthors.blogspot.com/