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Rutland Herald  Oprah and back: Rutland-raised novelist revisits home, February 3, 2012. Read 

Light from a Distant Star

Light from a Distant Star is reviewed in The Missourian, September 17, 2011.  Read

“Morris’ finely crafted prose – simple and lyrical – captures perfectly that sliver of pre-adolescence when the very world around us seems to shudder and shift…”     Monica Rohr reviews Light from a Distant Star for the AP, September 14, 2011. Read

Light from a Distant Star ranks #4 on Alley Talk’s Fiction/Mystery Bestseller List, September 16, 2011.  Read

Light from a Distant Star is reviewed in the School Library Journal, in the “Adult Books 4 Teens” section, September 14, 2011.  Read

Mary McGarry Morris interview with writer, poet and blogger Rosi Hollinbeck of The Write Stuff, September 8, 2011.  Read

“If you loved To Kill a Mockingbird you will love Light from a Distant Star”, Best Books for Teens, September 7, 2011.  Read

“In her latest, Morris (Songs in Ordinary Time) offers a timeless and timely look at small town life, as seen by wise, verbose, and intensely naive thirteen-year-old heroine Nellie Peck.”  Publishers Weekly reviews Light from a Distant Star, August 1, 2011.  Read

The Last Secret

Mary McGarry Morris interview with Diane Rehm of NPR and WAMU about The Last Secret, broadcast on April 27, 2009.  Listen

“Novel Affairs That Don’t Cheat Readers”
The Last Secret is reviewed by Ron Charles in the Washington Post, April 15, 2009. Read

Jennifer Lee Johnson reviews The Last Secret on her blog The Feminist Review. Read

“Mary McGarry Morris finds persistence pays”
Belinda Goldsmith interviews Morris for the BookTalk column at Reuters, April 8, 2009. Read

Harriet Klausner reviews The Last Secret for The Mystery Gazette, March 26, 2009. Read