Books by Anna Tuttle Villegas

BABY’S BREATH by Lynne Hugo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"What should be a searing tragedy is instead another unconvincing take on mothers and daughters who love each other but are too dumb and defensive to open up until it's almost too late."
A vividly detailed but unpersuasive second novel tries to show why a college freshman denies her pregnancy and then abandons her newborn baby. Read full book review >
SWIMMING LESSONS by Lynne Hugo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 8, 1998

"More at home in the shallow than the deep end, though nicely detailed. (Literary Guild Featured Alternative)"
A schematic tale about the friendship between two women that, weighted by much pop psychoanalyzing, just barely keeps afloat. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Even so, the whole ends where Ibsen would begin. (First serial to Good Housekeeping)"
Strong first novel of doomed love, given an extra boost by the many Emily Dickinson poems quoted throughout. Read full book review >