Renee Swindle is the author of Shake Down The Stars (NAL/Penguin) available now.
Her first novel, Please Please Please, was published by the Dial Press/Dell. Please Please Please was also published in Germany as Mehr Mehr Mehr and published in Japan. Please Please Please was an Essence Magazine bestseller.
Renee Swindle earned her BA from UC Irvine and MFA in creative writing from San Diego State University. She lives in Oakland, California with her two dogs and three cats–meow!
Read an excerpt of my new novel, A Pinch Of Ooh La La, by clicking on the cover or searching under “books and reviews”!
A Pinch Of Ooh La La will be available August 5th, 2014. What are you waiting on? Pre-order now!
You can also read an excerpt of Shake Down The Stars by clicking on the cover.
“Shake Down The Stars is a true gem. Beautifully written, it’s full of emotional impact that touches the heart without weighing the reader down. Themes of love, loss and addiction will reach into the soul.” –RT Book Reviews, 4 ½ Starts, Top Pick
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“Never does Swindle brush over Piper’s pain, making for a book that can cause laughter and tears sometimes on the same page.”–Jenn aka The Picky Girl
“The characterization in Shake Down The Stars is marvelous… Not only were the characters perfectly portrayed, but this story moves along at a quick clip… Hope resonates within the pages. This fabulous novel made my Favorite Reads of 2013 (so far)” -Novel Escapes
“Start Reading: SHAKE DOWN THE STARS by Renee Swindle. this heartfelt drama [is] a perfect book to curl up with…or discuss with your book club. Don’t miss out.” Nicole Bonia- Linus’s Blanket
Swindle plays the story fast and loose around heavy themes like acceptance and forgiveness, ensuring the book is still a hoot to digest. –Shelf Awareness
-Night Owl Reviews 4/5 Stars http://bemiown.blogspot.com
“Swindle’s witty and intoxicating style will grab you from word one. She has a way of making her characters dance on the page, drawing you deep into the midst of their laughter and their sorrow, their joys and their mistakes. This is a wonderfully memorable read.” –Dish Magazine