Search Results for: She Writes Press

Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Flora & Ulysses, a truly squirrelly novel

Flora & Ulysses, The Illuminated Adventures Having recently finished reading children’s author Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery Medal winning Flora & Ulysses, I’m going to go out

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Reviews
Sunny Solomon

The Measure of His Grief

First novels can be dicey for any reviewer, but especially when the author is local (East Bay) and the subject is a procedure widely practiced

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Books on books
Sunny Solomon

Book Was There

Book Was There, Reading in Electronic Times I am excited to recommend Book Was There (a quote from Gertrude Stein, a writer who, I believe, would

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Vinegar Girl – A re-taming of Kate

The Hogarth Shakespeare project, by commissioning a number of premier authors to write contemporary novels loosely based on William Shakespeare’s plays, brings those familiar narratives

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Miss Fuller

For anyone who loves nineteenth-century American literature, and I do, April Bernard’s Miss Fuller: A Novel catches the quasi-archaic tone perfectly. Bernard’s characters understand exactly

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Animal stories
Sunny Solomon

The Magician’s Elephant

Oh, what a pleasure to recommend a new Kate DiCamillo book. Don’t be fooled by it’s being targeted to middle readers, which means kids between

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Crime
Ann Ronald

Murder in Piccadilly

The British Library recently has begun publishing two series for booklovers: Spy Classics and British Library Crime Classics. Here in the United States, Poisoned Pen

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Autobiography/Memoir
Martha Hildreth

Boot Language

BOOT LANGUAGE This memoir will remind the reader of other books that recall a blighted, terrifying childhood such as Glass Castle and Educated. Like those

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History
Neal Ferguson

Engineers of Victory

Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War Disclaimer: I gladly admit to a generally favorable attitude towards

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Book of Jonas

Stephen Dau has written a most enigmatic and satisfying novel that delivers a story of loss as publicly broad as it is personally intimate. The

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