Spring 2022

 

Suzy Maschmeyer Weinert ’56 

 

Woman at the Garage Sale

 

In Weinert’s fourth book in the Garage Sale Mystery series, the protagonist, Jennifer, must connect the dots and solve a suspicious death that the police label suicide. 

 

Bluewater Press LLC, 2021

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Charlene Mayne Woodcock ’61

Weaving Chiapas: Maya Women’s Lives in a Changing World

 

Weaving Chiapas offers a rare view of the daily lives, memories, and hopes of these rural Maya women as they strive to retain their ancient customs while adapting to a rapidly changing world.

 

University of Oklahoma Press, 2018

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Jacquelyn Lee ’75

Shattered: From Bitter to Better: Achieving a Peaceful Mindset

Achieving a Peaceful Mindset provides coping skills and strategies to not let trauma color your life. Lee offers guidance on letting go of worry, uncertainty, fear, bitterness, and limiting beliefs to start manifesting inner peace, abundance, stability, and clarity.

 

Amazon, 2021

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Megan Edwards ’75

A Coin for the Ferryman

A Coin for the Ferryman tells the saga of Julius Caesar’s kidnapping before his assassination in 44 B.C. and transportation to Los Angeles at the turn of the 20th century. Edwards’ imaginative novel offers its readers a glimpse of time travel and its potential ramifications.

 

Imbrifex Books, March 2022

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Lauren Melissa Ellzey ’13 

Boy at the Window

Black, multiracial, queer, and autistic activist and advice columnist Ellzey writes her debut young adult fiction novel, Boy at the Window, a story of mental health with an ultimately uplifting message. 

 

Bold Strokes Books, 2022

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Amanda Larson ’19

GUT

Larson launches an unflinching interrogation of how a young woman maintains agency in the wake of trauma, violence, and desire. Her book moves through Larson’s recovery while questioning the limits of the very term and of language as a whole. Larson finds a path for how to move beyond logic during processes of trauma and recovery.

 

Omnidawn, 2021

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Paulina Bren

The Barbizon

Endorsement by Scripps Trustee, Ellen Clark Brown

The Barbizon is an invaluable addition to the literature on the progression of women in the American workplace and society generally after World War I, captivating and enlightening to both the general reader and the student. Paulina Bren delivers a well-researched, beautifully written social history about the Barbizon, a women’s hotel in Manhattan, and the talented, ambitious, young women who stayed there.

 

Simon & Schuster, March 2021

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