Page-turning Fiction that Starts Important Discussions

Sally Wiener Grotta's compelling stories and memorable characters encourage readers to discuss important (and sometimes sensitive) topics honestly and with sensitivity.


Jo Joe
"Grotta weaves a tale of history and romance, love and grief, Jewish recognition and acceptance... in this enchanting novel" ~ Jewish Book World magazine

A compelling, beautifully crafted story with richly drawn characters.

A Reviewer's Choice in the Midwest Book Review
A Jewish Book Council Network book

An intriguing tale that you won't want to put down, about the two-way street of prejudice, misconceptions and family misunderstandings, which is gaining a reputation for stimulating open, honest discussions about bias and intolerance.

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The Winter Boy
Reminiscent of works by Margaret Atwood, Mary Doria Russell and Ursula K. LeGuin, "The Winter Boy" explores important political and social issues (such as war and hate) within a dynamic, character-driven otherworld, wrapped up in masterful storytelling.

a 2015 Locus Award Nominee
a Bookwatch Reviewers' Choice
on Locus Magazine's prestigious annual Recommended Reads List

“…a very rewarding read that raises your self-awareness in a way that only great books do… A literary triumph” ~ Dr. Babus Ahmed, Ajoobatcats

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