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Author Tawnie Bailey

Book signing of her first novel, “She Smiles,” tells the story of two siblings, Angela and Aaron” navigating the tough and tender days of high school in Seattle in the 1990s. A master at disguise, 17-year-old Angelina hides her family’s violence and her boss’s bizarre behavior. Aaron struggles with juvenile diabetes, as well as addictions to alcohol and crack cocaine. His downward spiral eventually drags Angelina into its brutal swirl.