Fresh from our reviewers! (Please purchase books through our book review site. By doing so you’re supporting SCN’s many programs and women’s lifewriting work.)
SETTLED IN THE WILD, by Susan Shetterly, (reviewed by Susan W. Albert). Becoming a witness to the world: nature writing at its best.
Wisdom from grandmothers. This is a great gift book for Mother's Day! EYE OF MY HEART, edited by Barbara Graham and reviewed by Susan Schoch.
How did kids live in early times? Find out when you read ISLAND KIDS, by Tara Saracuse (reviewed by Susan Andrus). Full of suspense, creativity and adventure.
BOOMER'S GUIDE TO AGING PARENTS, by Carolyn Rosenblatt, is a much needed and appreciated resource for adult children dealing with parents (reviewed by Judith Helburn).
Lucha Corpi's DEATH AT SOLSTICE is the 3rd important Chicana feminist mystery, set in CA Gold Country. Reviewed by Penny Leisch.
BEFORE I FALL, by Lauren Oliver and reviewed by Julie Baum, is a powerful, original story for teen girls. The story provides a "fresh take" on popularity.
In her first review for SCBR, Martha Meachem has found A MATTER OF PANACHE, by Debra Sanders, to be a "compelling account touched my heart".
TO EVERYTHING ON EARTH, edited by Caswell, Tomlinson, and Warner (reviewed by Susan Schoch), honors the land's story.
LA FAMILIA DE LOS
MAIDS OF MISFORTUNE, by Louisa Locke and reviewed by Penny Leisch, is set in 1879
Carefully researched and cleverly crafted, the 15th century mystery, A BOLT FROM THE BLUE , by Diane Stuckart (reviewed by Patricia Pando), will appeal to your sense of adventure.