Kennedy also notes, "Like many of us who reach a new level of understanding about our formative years in middle age, Shavin has come to see her eating disorder as gift—a visible plea for help with her depression that might have otherwise gone untreated."
Amidon notes also, "The book is propelled most by its beautiful language. From the portrayal of Sarah's grief... to the pitch-perfect metaphors... Scenes are so well painted they seem audible."
Read the full review.
San Francisco Book Review gives MYTHS OF A MERCIFUL GOD 4.5 stars
In the June 2014 edition of the San Francisco Book Review, editor Claire Lejeune praises Cynthia Ceilan's novel, Myths of a Merciful God:
August 1, 2015, 7:00 PM
SK Kalsi will be signing copies of his novel, The Stove-Junker, at Book Passage, located at 51 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, California.
August 16, 2015, 7:00 PM
The Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center in Venice, California will be hosting a reading/signing with Mike Maggio, author of The Wizard and the White House and Garden of Rain.
September 5-6, 2015
Little Feather Books will be at the Decatur Book Festival, just outside Atlanta. Georgia Author of the Year Award-winner, Debra Bowling, will be there, as well as SK Kalsi, Dana Lise Shavin, and Cynthia Ceilan. Stop by and meet the authors, and get a copy of any Little Feather Books titles!
September 12, 2015
3:00 to 5:00 PM
Mike Maggio will be reading from The Wizard and the White House at Shirlington Library in Arlington, Virginia, located at 4200 Campbell Avenue.
September 26, 2015
Mike Maggio will be reading from The Wizard and the White House at Book People, located at 536 Granite Avenue, Richmond, Virginia.
September 27, 2015
Dana Lise Shavin, author of The Body Tourist, will be a guest speaker at the Unity Church in Chattanooga, Tennesee. Details to follow.
November 2, 2015
Dana Lise Shavin, author of The Body Tourist, will be a guest speaker at the MJL Chattanooga Book Club.
November 3, 2015
Dana Lise Shavin, author of The Body Tourist, will be a guest speaker at the Writers Workshop Village in Atlanta, Georgia.