ROSIE COLORED GLASSES by Brianna Wolfson – SPOTLIGHT & Giveaway


As a nation, we’re still in the midst of our tragedy, an era when opioid addiction is one of the greatest public health threats in the United States. ROSIE COLORED GLASSES (MIRA) is a barb and a balm for this time, a story full of painful truths, empathy, grief, unexpected redemption, and above all love.

 In the divorce, eleven-year-old Willow knows where her loyalties lie: her mother, Rosie. Rosie is skipped school, tree house slumber parties, and ice cream dinners. Rex, her father, is lists and rules and lips pressed into a tight, thin line. Then Rosie stops joining Willow and her brother’s dance parties before bed, and often she’s asleep before they can even say goodnight. Things get stranger, and Willow almost can’t admit to herself how comforting Rex’s sternness is starting to become. As the family’s crisis deepens, the gap between what Willow knows and what her parents hide from her—for her protection, in her father’s case; shame and denial in her mother’s—creates a heartbreaking tension.


Author of Rosie Colored Glasses. Performer at The Moth. San Francisco dweller, Brianna Wolfson thinks and writes about family stuff. Does the crossword in pencil. Plays the lottery on Fridays.  Always in good company.

We have one copy to giveaway thanks to MIRA books. Just tell us which book you’re looking forwarding to reading? It’s almost summer, and there are so many to get to. We’ll announce a winner soon. Good luck.

GIVEAWAY: USA only please.

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28 thoughts on “ROSIE COLORED GLASSES by Brianna Wolfson – SPOTLIGHT & Giveaway

  1. Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center. Hard choice, though, so many good books this year. And Rosie Colored Glasses looks good – this crisis has touched us all to some degree.


  2. Rosie Colored Glasses looks great and sadly it looks very timely, and I am also looking forward to reading Normal People by Sally Rooney.


  3. I always look forward to reading the very next book I can get my hands on. Today it’s some reference on healthy supplements and essential oils that I am using…..BTW, add this one when I win it….thinking positively 🤞🍀✅👍😀


  4. I just finished reading Maybe This Time by Jill Mansell. It was the first time I’ve read one of her books. I’m looking forward to reading This Could Change Everything by Jill Mansell.


  5. I have a bunch I want to read this summer. The Secret of Clouds, The Southern Side of Paradise, Meet Me in Monaco, Tomorrow’s Bread and Things You Save in a Fire are just a few.


  6. I am looking forward to so many! Things You Save In A Fire, A Nearly Normal Family and Wherever She Goes (all ARCs) to name a few.


  7. There are so many but one at the top of my list is Montauk as it sounds like it would be a great beach read.


  8. Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson is just one of many books I have on my summer list! There are some fantastic books to look forward to, both upcoming and backlist!


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