Recent News Posts

  • Paperback edition features drawings by Harper Wood

    Summer Wood - Apr 9, 2012

    I'm thrilled to report that the US paperback edition, to be published September 4 with the title RAISING WRECKER, will have drawings by my sister, Harper Wood. Harper is an outstanding botanical illustrator based in upstate New York, and it's…   Read More >>

  • WRECKER wins over reviewers in UK

    Summer Wood - Aug 25, 2011

    I am loving those Brits. First, a "Bookseller Choice", then a glowing writeup with 4 star rating in The Star magazine (and online at "the UK's hottest celeb website"), and now The Big Issue magazine (1 million plus readers) said…   Read More >>

  • It's PUBLICATION DAY in the U.K.!

    Summer Wood - Aug 1, 2011

    WRECKER is off to England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales -- and Australia, South Africa, and more! -- in a brand-spanking-new beautiful trade paperback edition. Big thanks to The Bookseller (Britain's equivalent of Publishers' Weekly in the U.S.)…   Read More >>

  • New Mexico Magazine calls Wrecker "unforgettable"

    Summer Wood - Apr 18, 2011

    It's extra-sweet when the peeps in your home state like what you're doing. I've posted the whole review over at The Where of It, my occasional blog about place and writing, but here's a lovely excerpt from Wolf Schneider's review:…   Read More >>

  • The Denver Post likes Wrecker, too!

    Summer Wood - Mar 25, 2011

    The wonderful Robin Vidimos started her review this way: Opening "Wrecker" is akin to unwrapping a gift wrapped with great care. You don't know what is inside, but you know it's something special. Summer Wood, in her second novel, delivers…   Read More >>