Books by Leah Stewart

Leah Stewart was born in 1973. The daughter of an elementary school teacher and an Air Force officer, she lived in Texas, Idaho, England, Kansas, Virginia (twice), and New Mexico before graduating from high school. She attended Vanderbilt University in Na


WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT CHARLIE OUTLAW by Leah Stewart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 27, 2018

"An earnest and mostly successful attempt to humanize Hollywood."
A newly famous actor is kidnapped and his fading-actress girlfriend re-evaluates their connection in Stewart's latest novel (The New Neighbor, 2015, etc.). Read full book review >
THE NEW NEIGHBOR by Leah Stewart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2015

"Quietly incisive."
Two fugitives, decades apart in age, come to terms with their deepest regrets in Stewart's meditative fifth novel (The History of Us, 2013, etc.).Read full book review >
THE HISTORY OF US by Leah Stewart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"With a playwright's precise, sometimes excoriating dialogue and an insightful novelist's judicious use of interior monologue, Stewart crafts a tearful yet unsentimental family coming-of-age story."
A professor who raised her late sister's three children grapples with the long-term consequences. Read full book review >
THE MYTH OF YOU & ME by Leah Stewart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 20, 2005

"A terrific opening slides into heavy-handed philosophizing and sentimental romance."
A young woman travels from Mississippi to Massachusetts to look up her former best friend. Read full book review >
BODY OF A GIRL by Leah Stewart
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 22, 2000

"An unsparing portrait of a woman who drinks too much, pushes too hard, and whose choices are frequently easy to disapprove of. But with this taut, tense thriller Stewart debuts auspiciously."
A young reporter investigates both a murder and herself in this no-holds-barred thriller debut. Read full book review >