RaveNew York Journal of BooksGracie is haunted by fragmented memories of a past that has shaped and molded her into a chameleon. She learned from two of the best con artists in the business, her first husband and her father ... The Drama Teacher, with a film adaptation coming from Fox, is a masterful psychological thriller. Readers will laugh at Gracie\'s hijinks and marvel at her audacity. What makes Zailckas such an exciting writer to watch is her way of presenting women with all their flaws and courage to keep trying to get to the truth.
PositiveNew York Journal of Books\"Stephens nails Lisa’s angst. She\'s snarky, tough as nails on the outside, and jelly on the inside. The story is a wild ride into the unknown. It tries to capture what it would be like under the ultimate surveillance state with a dictator worshipped like a God. Stephens sprinkles facts throughout the story to ground her fiction.\
PositiveNew York Journal of Books\"Novey\'s writing is lyrical and dream-like ... Each character with its own story arc is emotionally grounded and written with compassion and depth ... It is suprising that in a novella Novey also manages to cover the personal depths of family and friendship ... This novella is a perfect read in today\'s political climate. Novey expresses the grand politics of power through these characters’ everyday lives and experiences.\