WELCOME!  I am the author of three books FUNNY PAGES, BILLY'S FIRST DANCE and the soon to be published DANIEL'S ESPERANZA.

Set in the American southwest, DANIEL'S ESPERANZA is commercial fiction and written for the adult reader. Coming soon.

Thirteen-year-old Junie dreams of becoming a writer. Her youngest brother, Billy, afflicted with Spina Bifida and confined to a wheelchair, dreams of dancing.  Their quirky but loving family finds a way to stay togetherSet in the southeast in the 1970s, BILLY'S FIRST DANCE unfolds with attention to family bonds, special needs and coming of age. 

Sally's grandfather is a retired cartoonist. He creates Marchmont just for her. FUNNY PAGES highlights Sally's family life and the fictional characters of the village, Marchmont.

Thanks to these bookstores for selling my books: Women and Children First, Chicago; Collected Works Bookstore, Santa Fe, NM; Anderson's Bookshop, Naperville, IL. 

Funny Pages  is also available as an ebook for Kindle and Nook users. 

Both books are written for the middle grade/young adult reader and older.  They are available as paperbacks on amazon.com, buybooksontheweb.com, indiebound.com, barnesandnoble.com, powells.com, abebooks.com, worldcat.org, alibris.com, booksamillion.com, allbookstores.com and many more.
They can be ordered from any bookstore.


In paperback and ebook.  It's commercial fiction and written for the adult reader. DANIEL'S ESPERANZA is set in the American southwest. It's a story that includes wild horses, New Mexico ranch life, Navajo culture, abuse, horse stealing, gambling, potential danger to sanctuary horses, repercussions of harboring a runaway and much more. A lot goes on in this story! Please stay tuned for launch date.                           

Thanks for taking a look at my website and I hope you enjoy my books! Visit my blog by clicking the link to the left. There you'll find short stories, essays, ramblings and updates for my work, including launch date information for my latest book. Thanks for reading and if you've liked my books, please think about leaving a review on Amazon.  They're always appreciated!  
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  Veronica Randolph Batterson

                 FUNNY PAGES
Kindle edition is available on amazon.com. Also, for Nook owners, the ebook is available on barnesandnoble.com. Check out the book  trailer featured on Youtube.
Click on the bio page above for more information about my work and visit my blog at veronicarbatterson.blogspot.com. Follow me on Twitter @VRBatterson, find me on Facebook and add me on Goodreads. I can be found on Shelfari, Jacketflap and Shewrites.

My next book, DANIEL'S ESPERANZA, takes place in the American southwest and is mainstream/commercial fiction, written for the adult reader.​ Coming soon!