Every week, we celebrate noteworthy achievements and upcoming events happening within the She Writes Press community in our “Friday High Fives!”
From author interviews to launch parties, we are shining a light on a few of the fantastic things happening in our world.
If you have coverage you’d like to share (that hasn’t already been sent or shared), a new award to your name or an event planned, please let Leila know at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get you included in an upcoming Friday High Fives!
Andrea Jarrell (I’m the One Who Got Away) earned a starred review from Kirkus Review for her memoir this week.
Kirkus Review called I’m the One Who Got Away: “A stunning series of recollections with a feminist slant.” Read the full review here.
Bridge of The Gods by Diane Rios and The Bad Dream Notebook by Linda Dahl were included in Working Mother’s 17 End of Summer Books To Read While You Still Can. Linda also contributed a piece to Shatterproof on how comprehension and compassion help children with drug addictions. Diane also wrote a piece for Germ Magazine about being a Rock and Roll Introvert.
Meg McGuire contributed a piece to We Heart Writing.
Meg McGuire, author of Blinded by Hope, wrote an incredible piece for We Heart Writing on the courage it takes to share your story.
The Skeptic and the Rabbi: Falling in Love with Faith by Judy Gruen received praise from Booklist.
Booklist said of The Skeptic and the Rabbi: “Readers will appreciate learning some of the reasons behind Jewish practice as well as understanding the differences between the three major branches of Judaism: Orthodox, Conservative and Reform. This is a rewarding book for both general readers and book groups.”
Advocate shared an excerpt from Parent Deleted by Michelle Darné.
Advocate featured an excerpt from Parent Deleted by Michelle Darné in A Lesbian Mother’s Fight for Her Right to Parent.
Sherry Stanfa Stanley was featured in First for Women and Midwest Book Review.
Sherry Stanfa Stanley, author of Finding My Badass Self, wrote a hilarious column for First For Women on how she learned to laugh in her 50s. Midwest Book Review also called Finding My Badass Self: “uplifting, fun, quirky, and most of all, thought-provokingly powerful memoir highly recommended for any woman who would gain new perspective about her life and its direction and choices.” Read the full review here.
Christine Evelyn Volker (Venetian Blood) was featured in Bookish.
Christine Evelyn Volker, author of Venetian Blood, shared her favorite international thrillers with Bookish.
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