She Writes Press

Wolf Den Hollow: A Novel

By Donna Murray - Published 2020


In the Ozarks, around the turn of the 20th century, a young Cherokee woman, Sila, is fleeing her abusive husband, desperate enough to ...Read Review

Talland House: A Novel

By Maggie Humm - Published 2020



This first novel by internationally known Virginia Woolf scholar Maggie Humm expands the vision of Woolf’s novel To the Lighthouse. Humm presents ...Read Review

The Mill of Lost Dreams: A Novel

By Lori Rohda - Published 2020



The immigrants and disadvantaged who worked in the mills in 19th-century America faced long hours and difficult working conditions. Troy Mill in Fall ...Read Review

Stitching a Life: An Immigration Story

By Mary Helen Fein - Published 2020


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


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


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


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


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


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


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