Books

Books by Sheila Williams

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Dancing on the Edge of the Roof

Dancing on the Edge of the Roof

At forty-one, Juanita Lewis is running away from home, courtesy of a one-way ticket to Montana, a place that seems about as far away from the violence and poverty of the Columbus, Ohio, projects as the moon.

 

The Shade of My Own Tree

The Shade of My Own Tree

Beloved author Sheila Williams beautifully captures the bittersweet humor and vivid adventures of women who survive the worst life can toss at them — and fight back to claim their right to be free, to be themselves, and to live in . . .

 

On the Right Side of a Dream

On the Right Side of a Dream

When Juanita Lewis arrived in Paper Moon, Montana, courtesy of a Greyhound bus, she was just looking for a brief respite. Instead, she found a home, friends, and a man to love. But this leave-your-attitude-by-the-door woman made a promise to herself — one that she intends to keep. Now that she’s got a place to come back to, Juanita wants to see the world.

 

Girls Most Likely

Girls Most Likely

“We didn’t know then that the dramas we imagined weren’t even warm-ups for what real life held for us.”

From the fifth grade to their fifth decade, Vaughn, Reenie, Susan, and Audrey share secrets and dreams — their lives connected like silk threads through rich fabric, pulling but never breaking at life’s unexpected twists and turns.

 

A Letter for My Mother

A Letter for My Mother

edited by Nina Foxx
with an essay by Sheila Williams

Thirty-three female writers share their essays and letters—hilarious, heart wrenching, and everything in between—in this wise and poignant collection about mother-daughter relationships.