Books by Martha Sears West

Hetty or Not by Martha Sears West
Released: Aug. 26, 2015

"An amusing, satisfying conclusion to a charming heroine's love story."
A young woman poised to marry her beloved must face the machinations of his former fiancee in the third installment of West's (Hetty Makes it Happen, 2014, etc.) series. Read full book review >
HETTY by Martha Sears West
Released: July 15, 2014

"Sweet teen girl adventures, reminiscent of Anne of Green Gables."
Sixth-grader Hetty adjusts to a new school, finds a forest refuge, and learns the reason for a lurking stranger in West's first installment of a Truman-era YA trilogy. Read full book review >
HETTY MAKES IT HAPPEN by Martha Sears West
Released: June 11, 2014

"Entertaining, edgier ramp-up of a sweet heroine's transition into adulthood."
Hetty, now 17, struggles with her promise to rally around the marriage of Morgan Morganthal in the second installment of a 1950s-set YA trilogy. Read full book review >
Longer Than Forevermore by Martha Sears West
written and illustrated by Martha Sears West
Released: Dec. 1, 2013

"This book's straightforward rhythm and appealing illustrations will likely make it a favorite of parents and young children.
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A children's picture book that presents a story within a story about the enduring nature of love. Read full book review >
Rhymes and Doodles from a Wind-Up Toy by Martha Sears West
Released: Dec. 1, 2013

"A lighthearted collection that sometimes tackles weightier themes."
What do lost emails, fishermen's tales, tentless campers, and windup toys have in common? They are all subjects of lighthearted poems for children and adults in this Shel Silverstein-esque collection by author/illustrator West (Longer than Forevermore, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >