Colleen Carroll Campbell is an award-winning author, print and broadcast journalist and former presidential speechwriter.
Atlantic Monthly Press. 384p $24
PublicAffairs. 320p $28
Emily Dagostino, a writer, lives in Oak Park, Ill. Read more of her work at emilydagostino.com.
Cynthia-Marie Marmo O’Brien is a writer and educator in New York.
HarperCollins. 400p $26.95
University of California Press. 333p $49.95