Books by Laurie Gwen Shapiro

THE STOWAWAY by Laurie Gwen Shapiro
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 16, 2018

"Thoroughly researched, but the narrative reads like a yarn from that era."
The story of an adventurous boy who captured America's imagination in an age of significant exploration. Read full book review >
FICTION
Released: Oct. 10, 2006

"Full of potential, but underdeveloped. (Fiction. YA)"
Pressured into a high school for math and science whizzes, the left-brained Jordie Popkin is finally allowed to show off her creative side when she's placed in her junior year internship at the zany advertising agency, Out of the Box. Read full book review >
THE UNEXPECTED SALAMI by Laurie Gwen Shapiro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 1998

"The Unexpected Salami is a hell of a mess, but has commendable energy and marches along smartly to its own arrhythmic, offbeat beat."
Writer-film producer Shapiro's engagingly breezy first novel describes, in parallel first-person narratives, the cultural collision of a sort of Out-of-Australia, feisty American woman and the Aussie rock musician who sends her away to save her life. Read full book review >