WOMAN 99 is:

One of Liz and Lisa’s Best Books of the Month: March Edition!

A staff pick for March at Smart Bitches, Trashy Books!

On SheReads’ list of What She Reads During National Women’s History Month!

A Professional Book Nerds Podcast pick for March’s Biggest Books!

One of the Best New Books of March 2019 at the Chicago Review of Books!

An Editor’s Pick in the February 2019 issue of Library Journal!

One of Kate Quinn’s 8 Historical Fiction Recommendations for Book Clubs on BookBub!


Nominated for Reader's Choice at the Salt Lake County Library!

Highlighted as a Great Day Book Club recommendation on KMPH/Fox 26!

Recommended as Historical Fiction for Your Staycation by BookPage!

One of 12 selections on the Summer Reading List 2017 at Bas Bleu!

An OverDrive Staff Librarians' Spring Pick! The list is here.

One of 19 Historical Fiction Books You Could Read in One Sitting on BookBub!

Junior Library Guild's August 2017 (Adult Crossover Thrillers) selection!

Nominated for OverDrive's Big Library Read!

An April 2017 Midwest Connections Pick!

One of This Week's Hottest Releases at Bookish for the week of March 20!

One of 10 PW Picks: Books of the Week for the week of March 20! 

An April 2017 ABA Indie Next List Great Read! Here's the list.

A Best Book Club Pick for March at Bookish!

One of Publishers Weekly's Best Books We Read in 2016! "Historical fiction at its best."

Publishers Weekly starred review! Read it here.


A staff pick at the following libraries and independent bookstores:



Optioned for film by Freckle Films, Jessica Chastain's production company!

One of Library Journal's Favorite 2015 Debuts! See the list, with reviews, here.

Guest Judge Whoopi Goldberg's pick for the Book of the Month Club Main Selection! (December 2015)

One of School Library Journal's Best Adult Books 4 Teens 2015! Full list at this link.

Target's Book Club Pick for October 2015 -- buy it in a store near you!

A MIBA Indie Bestseller for the week of October 10, 2015!

A USA Today Bestseller!

On the 2015 Great Lakes Great Reads shortlist! See all four contenders at the GLIBA site.

A January 2015 ABA Indie Next List Great Read! Here's the list.

A January 2015 Midwest Connections Pick! More information at the MIBA site.

A Publishers Weekly Staff Favorite Read in 2014! See the full article.

Named to the January 2015 LibraryReads List! Complete list here.

Publishers Weekly starred review! Read it here.

One of "3 Books For a Long Winter Weekend" at Oprah.com!

One of The Books of Winter at SheReads!

A January Must Read at PopSugar! Here's what they say.

One of the Best New Books This Week at audible.com!

One of the 11 Must-Read Books of the Week at Publishers Weekly.

Pick of the Week in the Boston Globe.

A staff pick at the following libraries and independent bookstores:

And more to come...