The Secret Women, book by Sheila Williams

The Secret Women – Now available!

TOP SUMMER 2020 BEACH READ PICK — Time, Women’s World, Parade and more. 

The author of Dancing on the Edge of the Roof, now a Netflix film starring Alfre Woodard, returns with a riveting, emotionally rich, novel that explores the complex relationship between mothers and daughters in a fresh, vibrant way—a stunning page-turner for fans of Terry McMillan, Tayari Jones, and Kimberla Lawson Roby.

Elise Armstrong, Carmen Bradshaw, and DeeDee Davis meet in a yoga class. Though vastly different, these women discover they all have… Read More

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Author Sheila Williams

Author Sheila Williams

Sheila Williams was born in Columbus, Ohio in a year that’s none of your business.

She is a reformed corporate borg (she drank the Kool-Aid but it made her sick), loves to read, listen to music (most kinds), travel and eat popcorn, preferably served dripping with butter. Sheila lives in northern Kentucky.

Sheila is the author of Dancing on the Edge of the Roof, On the Right Side of a Dream, The Shade of My Own Tree and Girls Most Likely. She is a contributor to an anthology entitled A Letter For My Mother, compiled and edited by her friend, writer Nina Foxx.

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Juanita, a Netflix Film

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Juanita, a Netflix film, is based on Sheila Williams’ book Dancing on the Edge of the Roof

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Fierce the Opera

Fierce the Opera

The Cincinnati Opera’s world premiere of “Fierce” has been rescheduled for the 2021 season.

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