Why, with reviews of course! And we reviewers have been oh so very busy reading wonderful books. We love it!
Scroll down a bit.
Yep, keep going.
Get to the end yet?
Instead of waiting for these biweekly posts, you can follow us on Twitter for news of reviews, as they happen!
Don’t forget to purchase books through our book review site. By doing so you’re supporting SCN’s many programs and women’s life-writing work.
CLICK, edited by Courtney E. Martin and J. Courtney Sullivan. (Reviewed by B. Lynn Goodwin.) What was the moment that made you a feminist? No going back.
THE DARLING DAHLIAS AND THE CUCUMBER TREE, by Susan Wittig Albert. (Reviewed by Laura Hulka.) A new series. Charming and whimsical.
DOG HOUSE: A LOVE STORY, by Carol Prisant. (Reviewed by Laura Strathman Hulka.) One love, ten dogs and a forty-two-year marriage.
LOOKING LIKE THE ENEMY, by Mary Matsuda Gruenewald. (Reviewed by Sherry Wachter.) Experience as a Nisei interned in US during World War ll.
GRAVITY PULLS YOU IN, edited by Kyra Anderson and Vicki Forman. (Reviewed by Judy Miller.) Essays about how the diagnosis of autism redefined their worlds and parenting roles.
FOLLOWING BODY WISDOM, by Atherton Drenth. (Reviewed by Mary Ann Moore.) Insightful and understandable approach to energy wisdom.
THE PULL OH THE MOON, by Elizabeth Berg. (Reviewed by Susan Ideus.) Honest look at a woman “of a certain age”—rite of discovery.
EDIBLE, by Tracey Ryder and Carole Topalian. (Reviewed Susan Andrus.) Deep satisfaction of food well grown and prepared; recipes.
IF A TREE FALLS, by Jennifer Rosner. (Reviewed by Jennifer Melville.) Mother's journey to help her daughters hear; potent writing.
JOURNEY TO LA SALLE'S SETTLEMENT, by Melodie Cuate. (Reviewed by Penny Leisch.) History and facts skillfully blend into YA story.
MEMORIES OF THE BEACH, by
KITCHEN LITERACY, by Ann Vileisis. (Reviewed by Susan Tweit.) Losing contact with stories of our food—tragedy for us and our planet.
A FIERCE RADIANCE, by Lauren Belfer. (Reviewed by Penny Leisch.) High drama, murder, mystery, emotion, and fast-paced action in World War ll.
SEAWORTHY, by Linda Greenlaw. (Reviewed by Martha Meacham.) Intriguing story of a forty-seven year-old old female sword boat captain and four-man crew.
A DOG NAMED SLUGGER, by Leigh Brill. (Reviewed by Martha Meacham.) Young woman finds confidence and happiness with her service dog.
LOVE IN CONDITION YELLOW, by Sophia Reday. (Reviewed by Susan Wittig Albert.) A remarkable marriage memoir; unusual pair; brave book.
MANAGING THE MOMMY YEARS, by Judy Myers. (Reviewed by Jennifer Melville.) This isn't like every other parenting book. Helpful and unique.
BOTHERED BY MY GREEN CONSCIENCE, by Franke James. (Reviewed by Judy Alter.) Delightfully charming and frightening; will change attitudes.
AN ALTAR IN THE WORLD, by Barbara Brown
TENDER GRACES, by Kathryn Magendie. (Reviewed by Jennifer Melville.) Wonderful characters, deep and unforgettable; talented word smith.
WOMEN, WISDOM AND DREAMS, by Anne Scott. (Reviewed by Sharon Lippincott.) Appreciation for the power of dreams; poetically dreamy.
THRILLED TO DEATH, by L.J. Sellers. (Reviewed by Susan Ideus.) An unrivaled plot, and enough twists to keep the reader hooked.
LILY'S ODYSSEY, by Carol Smallwood. (Reviewed by Mary Jo Doig.) Exquisite psychological detective novel; a haunting grace.
ABROAD AT HOME, edited by Nandini Pandya. (Reviewed by Susan Andrus.) Essays by Indian émigrés. Eclectic, humorous, sensitive, and engaging.
SHE LOOKS JUST LIKE YOU, by Amie K. Miller. (Reviewed by Susan Andrus.) Universal truths apply; nontraditional lesbian motherhood.