Books by Jonathan Evison

LAWN BOY by Jonathan Evison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2018

"A book about triumphing over obstacles, and obstacles, and obstacles, and more obstacles."
An aimless young man decides to get his life together, but life has other plans. Read full book review >
THIS IS YOUR LIFE, HARRIET CHANCE! by Jonathan Evison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Evison writes humanely and with good humor of his characters, who, like the rest of us, muddle through, too often without giving ourselves much of a break. A lovely, forgiving character study that's a pleasure to read."
Insightful, richly entertaining look at a woman who, very late in the game, finds that life remains full of surprises. Read full book review >
THE REVISED FUNDAMENTALS OF CAREGIVING by Jonathan Evison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"A lively narrative with a poignant core and quirky, lonely characters."
Evison manages to find considerable humor in this plaintive story of care giving and receiving. Read full book review >
WEST OF HERE by Jonathan Evison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 2011

"Evison moves his narrative backward and forward through time, taking a leisurely approach to telling a story that is seldom dramatic, but that Westerners will recognize as their own."
Well-plotted, literate novel of the 19th-century settling of a corner of the West and the still-resounding echoes of decisions made long ago. Read full book review >
ALL ABOUT LULU by Jonathan Evison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2008

"A low-energy novel about obsession; the sparks never fly."
He loves her obsessively. She's conflicted. The standoff between stepbrother and stepsister lasts throughout Evison's first novel. Read full book review >