Books by Mary McGarry Morris

Mary McGarry Morris is the acclaimed author of Vanished, nominated for the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award; A Dangerous Woman, chosen by Time as one of the five best novels of the year and made into a major motion picture; and Songs in Ordi


THE LOST MOTHER by Mary McGarry Morris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 2005

"A mother remorselessly abandons her children in a cheap tearjerker."
A Depression-era, lachrymose saga targeting the latest fashionable villain in literature: the absent mother. Read full book review >
A HOLE IN THE UNIVERSE by Mary McGarry Morris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2004

"Morris has all the tools. But they need sharpening, and better raw material."
A sprawling fifth outing from Oprah favorite Morris (Songs in Ordinary Time, 1995). Read full book review >
FIONA RANGE by Mary McGarry Morris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2000

"But, ultimately, this soap opera—like tale is repetitive and the answers to those secrets are hardly surprising. (Book-of-the-Month Club selection)"
Morris (Oprah-anointed Songs in Ordinary Time, 1995, etc.) weaves the tale of a troubled 30-year-old woman searching desperately for love, acceptance, and ultimately her own identity. Read full book review >
SONGS IN ORDINARY TIME by Mary McGarry Morris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 24, 1995

"A grand sweep of a novel: Morris, like a contemporary Dickens, creates a world teeming with incident and characters often foolish, even nasty, but always alive and in your face. (First printing of 75,000; $75,000 ad/promo)"
From the justly touted author of Vanished (a 1988 NBA nominee) and A Dangerous Woman (1991) comes this panoramic view of small- town lifea novel infused with empathy for the flawed and failed who live there. Read full book review >