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Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Biography

Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Though she never played high school football or milked cows, Catherine Gilbert Murdock is a big fan of family farms and Wisconsin. She herself grew up on a tiny farm (two goats and honeybees) in Connecticut, and attended Bryn Mawr College and the University of Pennsylvania. She now lives in suburban Philadelphia with her husband, two children, and Sparky the cat. DAIRY QUEEN is her first novel.

Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Books by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

by Catherine Gilbert Murdock - Fiction

In this hilarious and moving conclusion to the Dairy Queen trilogy, D.J. Schwenk returns to her small-town high school --- only to find herself the focus of far too much attention. From an old friend now hot for romance, to college recruiters and rabid local hoops fans, to Brian Nelson… How will shy, quiet D.J. handle things now that she’s front and center?

by Catherine Gilbert Murdock - Fiction

In this gripping sequel to the award-winning DAIRY QUEEN, D.J. Schwenk’s life takes a sharp downhill turn after the promising beginning to her junior year. But, as D.J.'s fans might predict, the linebacker tackles challenges with her trademark guts and good humor.

by Catherine Gilbert Murdock - Fiction

When you don't talk, there's a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said. Like why D. J.'s best friend, Amber, isn't friendly anymore. Why her mom has two jobs and a big secret. Why her college-football-star brothers won't call home. And why Brian Nelson is so out of her league. Welcome to the summer that fifteen-year-old D. J. Schwenk of Red Bend, Wisconsin, learns to talk, and ends up having an awful lot of stuff to say.