Books by Jim Lewis

ANDY & SANDY AND THE BIG TALENT SHOW by Tomie dePaola
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"Bravo! (Early reader. 5-7)"
A case of stage fright nearly thwarts Andy and Sandy's act in this latest installment of dePaola and Lewis' early-reader series. Read full book review >
ANDY & SANDY AND THE FIRST SNOW by Tomie dePaola
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A welcome return for Andy and Sandy! (Early reader. 4-8)"
The third installment in the Andy & Sandy series for new readers comes right in time for winter. Read full book review >
WHEN ANDY MET SANDY by Tomie dePaola
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"Good to meet you, Andy and Sandy. (Early reader. 5-7)"
DePaola and Lewis' new early-reader series features a boy and girl who become fast friends in the first book and go on to have adventures there and in the second book, too. Read full book review >
START-UP! by Jim Lewis
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 25, 2014

"An informative business guide by an author with substantial experience, written in a style that will put off some readers, but win over many others."
A veteran entrepreneur shares his insights into starting and building a business. Read full book review >
THE KING IS DEAD by Jim Lewis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2003

"The tale's circuitous, cryptic organization is daunting, but Lewis's crisp, forthright style and arresting character portraits lead toward a most satisfying payoff."
A legacy of instability and alienation plagues two generations in this ruthlessly compact third outing by Lewis (Why the Tree Loves the Ax, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >
WHY THE TREE LOVES THE AX by Jim Lewis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Despite bursts of sharp imagery and startling turns of phrase, Lewis's odd book falls short both as art and mystery."
With his labored, sometimes overwrought style, second-novelist Lewis (Sister, 1993) gussies up a rather ordinary tale of deception and intrigue: a study in identity that never fully explores the unreliability of its strange narrator. Read full book review >
SISTER by Jim Lewis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1993

"Though we sometimes see through the voice, Lewis manages to limn an original world where the usual family unhappiness is described through the obsessive mind of a quirky, aptly chosen narrator."
A John Fowles-like account of a young vagabond who lives secretly in the basement of a rich man's mansion and becomes involved with the man's two daughters. Read full book review >