Books by Alice Randall

Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Young readers will respond to the voice as well as the predicament, while grown-ups will appreciate the values. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Sweet, sassy and mystical, this novel deftly melds an old-fashioned story of princess preparation with the modern twist of body image and self-esteem. Read full book review >
ADA'S RULES by Alice Randall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2012

"Well-intentioned and readable, but very broadly drawn and often gratingly rah-rah."
A feisty middle-aged black woman sheds 70 pounds and rekindles the flame with her preacher husband. Read full book review >
REBEL YELL by Alice Randall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"An intriguing premise poorly executed. "
Placing a black conservative born into the civil-rights aristocracy at the center of her new novel, Randall (Pushkin and the Queen of Spades, 2004, etc.) explores race in contemporary America. Read full book review >
PUSHKIN AND THE QUEEN OF SPADES by Alice Randall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 4, 2004

"Striking cover, scattershot prose. Not quite a novel, and not quite anything else either."
Black mother with a singular case of the blues. Read full book review >
THE WIND DONE GONE by Alice Randall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2001

"Sure to outrage a few diehard traditionalists—and entertain everyone else."
Songwriter Randall's audacious, highly controversial (the Margaret Mitchell estate is not amused) debut retells Gone With the Wind from the point of view of Scarlett O'Hara's mulatto half-sister. Read full book review >