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Foreword Reviews spotlights UP THE HILL TO HOME

April 23, 2015

One of eight debut novels highlighted in the upcoming summer issue of Foreword Reviews: “emotionally powerful”.

Kirkus Reviews UP THE HILL TO HOME

April 22, 2015

Kirkus Reviews publishes its online review of UP THE HILL TO HOME. Verdict: “good book”!

More Reviews are In + Calendar of Events

April 15, 2015

UP THE HILL TO HOME is feeling a lot of love from the editorial reviews that are flowing in. And we have a busy calendar!

The Book Trailer is Up on YouTube!

April 10, 2015

Every city is built by everyday people, even Washington, D.C. UP THE HILL TO HOME tells the story of the strong women and men who helped to build their home town.

Final Cover Design is Here!

April 3, 2015

The cover of UP THE HILL TO HOME is final; take a look!

Join us for the Launch Party!

February 17, 2015

Join us on Wednesday, April 29th from 7-9 p.m. at the Hotel Monaco in D.C. to celebrate the launch of UP THE HILL TO HOME

More Advance Praise

February 1, 2015

  “As Charley Beck would do in Yacovissi’s quietly compelling family drama Up the Hill to Home, let me jump straight to the punch line: This is the book you will carry around with you – on the porch swing and waiting in line at the post office – to see how our great-grandparents lived […]

It’s a Real Book Now!

January 14, 2015

We’ll be shipping review copies of literary historical novel Up the Hill to Home to all the large review sites and newspapers this week. Even though the book won’t be released until 28 April, reviewers require a full 90 days ahead of publication to complete a review. Holding a printed copy for the first time […]

Excited to Announce Pre-Pub Endorsement!

December 1, 2014

“Jennifer Bort Yacovissi has written a strong, serene, uplifting debut novel. Up the Hill to Home satisfies the heart but also pleases the mind. Readers will discover here a gifted writer with a firm grasp of American history, a fine way of turning a phrase, and a crisp sense of humor. What most novelists find […]