My Photo

My New Novel

About The Novel

Raves & Praise

  • "Beautifully detailed and rich in exceptional characterization ... Curran's novel gently reminds readers that fantasy has a place in everyone's life, and dreams can come true. Uniquely uplifting and never didactic, this is a gem." -BOOKLIST, starred review

  • "With a masterful wit and clever twists, Sheila Curran has created an intricately woven mystery. Captivating, fast-paced, no-holds-barred storytelling, DIANA LIVELY IS FALLING DOWN defies pigeon-holing. Wrestling the complexities of motherhood, loss and betrayal, politics, the environment, and theme parks, it is at once intimate, domestic, and worldly. A debut to celebrate!" -Julianna Baggott, GIRLTALK, THE MISS AMERICA FAMILY, THE MADAM

  • "Brilliant, touching, and funny as hell, Diana Lively packs a powerful punch. A poignant and biting satire of contemporary family life, American business, ivory-tower academics, and trans-Atlantic cultural differences, this spirited romp through an Englishwoman's Arizona deserves a unique place of honor on any bookshelf. Diana is one of those stories that can linger forever in one's own memory and imagination, as a reference point for every new book that comes along, or even more, for life itself. Wry, engaging, and wise beyond words, Diana is bound to delight and amaze." -Carlos Eire, 2003 National Book Award winner, WAITING FOR SNOW IN HAVANA

  • "DIANA LIVELY IS FALLING DOWN is a terrific pick-me-up. You couldn't find two more disparate landscapes than Oxford, England and Arizona, and that's exactly what one British woman discovers when she crosses the pond to find herself a fish-out-of-water -- only to realize that for the first time in her life, this means she can stand on her own two feet. Filled with characters who make you laugh out loud even as they break your heart, this is a funny, warm, inventive, original book." -Jodi Picoult, NYT bestselling author of VANISHING ACTS and MY SISTER'S KEEPER

Girlfriends' Cyber Circuit

Blog powered by Typepad

« Losing My Religion? | Main | Moving Along? »


pat brewster

Oh Sheila, How beautiful! I'm bawling of course at the beauty of your parents hearts. Thank you for posting. I will print it for mother, who will also cry. Love, Pat


Interrogator Ursulina totally enjoys ルイヴィトン 財布 sports and texting. The things that she appreciate among the most is enjoying an Ottawa Senators hockey-game IRL.


www.edebiyaz | スノーボード ウェア | インディビディアルジャケット | ダイスゴーグル | スノーボード ブーツ | スノボ 板 | アウトドア 通販 |

jprzd | ledライト | 水銀灯 | ledイルミネーション | 水耕栽培ランプ | LEDパーライト |


Very interesting topic, thanks for putting up.

スーツケース ブランド

Some truly superb posts on this internet site , appreciate it for contribution.
スーツケース ブランド

ショルダーバッグ レディース

I enjoy the efforts you have put in this, appreciate it for all the great articles.
ショルダーバッグ レディースショルダーバッグ-japan-2.html

VANS Authentic

I'll immediately grab your rss feed as I can not find your email subscription hyperlink or e-newsletter service. Do you've any? Please let me know so that I could subscribe. Thanks.
VANS Authentic

wow gold

i'm sure my favorite wow gold's, is like pulling house,and so wonderful. Good for amazing climates.

The comments to this entry are closed.