She Writes Press

Stitching a Life: An Immigration Story

By Mary Helen Fein - Published 2020

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Children/Young Adult

Stitching a Life begins in Lithuania, in 1900, where Max, the oldest son of a Jewish family is about to turn 12. When the Russian ...Read Review

Estelle: A Novel

By Linda Stewart Henley - Published 2020

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The art world is not notable for instant success – we’ve all praised debut novels, but have you ever heard of an amazing ...Read Review

The Aloha Spirit

By Linda Ulleseit - Published 2020

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Spanning almost thirty years in the 20th century, The Aloha Spirit follows the life of Dolores. She is left behind on the Big ...Read Review

Playground Zero

By Sarah Relyea - Published 2020

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In 1968 the Rayson family leaves Washington, DC for Berkeley. Their new home is not far from protest centers spawned by Dr. King’s ...Read Review

The Nun’s Betrothal

By Ida Curtis - Published 2020

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The nun referred to in the title is young, beautiful Gilda, who has not yet taken her vows. It’s a good thing, ...Read Review

Beyond the Ghetto Gates: A Novel

By Michelle Cameron - Published 2020

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Shortly after being appointed Commander-in-chief in 1796, Napoleon invades Italy and forces the withdrawal of Austria. When he reaches the city of Ancona, he ...Read Review

The Pelton Papers

By Mari Coates - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

This beautifully rendered biographical novel imagines the vibrant interior world of 20th-century artist Agnes Pelton. Forgotten after her death in 1961, Pelton is having ...Read Review

A Ritchie Boy

By Linda Kass - Published 2020

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“O Lord,” prays the optimist, “please make bad people good and good people … interesting!” Linda Kass’s lovely novel in stories may be ...Read Review

Beginning with Cannonballs

By Jill McCroskey Coupe - Published 2020

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Literary

In Knoxville, Tennessee, in the mid-South in 1951, Hanna and Gail grow up as near twins in a middle class household. That is, they ...Read Review

A Child Lost: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel

By Michelle Cox - Published 2020

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Mystery/Crime

This fifth in the award-winning Henrietta and Inspector Clive Howard series, set in Depression-era Chicago, finds Henrietta in mourning after a miscarriage but ...Read Review