about Joan Hicks Boone

Joan Hicks Boone is an author and speaker from Minneapolis, Minnesota.

In her memoir, The Best Girl, Joan Hicks Boone takes readers through the experience of growing up in a family struggling with alcoholism, domestic violence, neglect, and other dysfunctions. Throughout the book, readers will see and feel what Joan saw and felt as a toddler, young child and adolescent – and how, throughout all that happens, she holds out the hope that by being The Best Girl, her father will be healed and her mother will smile. 

The Best Girl, published by Koehler Publishing, will be available for purchase in April, 2018. Check the Upcoming Events tab for book signing and other events occurring in Spring 2018.

Joan is currently working on her second book, The Choicemaker, a continuation of The Best Girl

The video below showcases Joan in action, speaking passionately about her book and the issues surrounding Domestic Violence.