Now Available in Paperback: The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns
WINNER of the ALA Reading List Award: Best Women’s Fiction 2012!
Entertainment Weekly says, “Book-club alert! Dilloway’s exquisite little novel, about a biology teacher who breeds roses so she won’t have to think about her kidney disease, brims with all the heart-tugging appeal of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.”
Read the first two chapters: Housewife Excerpt
“This radiant debut pays moving tribute to the power of forgiveness.”– People Magazine, 4 Stars
A 2011 John Gardner Fiction Book Award Finalist
- An Ingram Premier Pick for March 2010
- An IndieBound Indie Next List Notable Selection, August 2010
HOW TO BE AN AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE is on sale now. Purchase it at any of these retailers:
Have a book club? Click here for discussion questions and info about having me phone into your meeting!
Check out the inspiration for the book, THE AMERICAN WAY OF HOUSEKEEPING.
Read this article about me from Discover Nikkei magazine.
I also have an essay in this fabulous book about the first year of marriage: