Selene Castrovilla is an award-winning author! SEEKING FREEDOM is a 2023 Assoc. for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Notable Book!
Luna Rising is hilarious and heartbreaking women's fiction: a modern and relatable chicklit story. Winner of the Book Excellence Award. Visit Audible on Amazon books to hear this fun and poignant audiobook.
Check out this short video about award-winning chicklit LUNA RISING, available from Amazon books. It's women's fiction you can't put down!
Luna Rising won the Book Excellence Award for chicklit! You can check out this page turning women's fiction on Amazon books.
was the subject of a Great Writers Steal essay!
“Ms. Castrovilla imbues the book with a great deal of pathos and deals with it in much more comprehensive terms than you might find in straight-up romance novels. (The “heat meter” is also lower.) These choices make Luna Rising a novel that has a bigger emotional impact.”
-Great Writers Steal
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Readers love this evocative women's fiction! It's chicklit with a purpose: to help women know they are not alone in this crazy dating age.
From Amazon books:
“I loved it, and I loved getting to know Luna.
Well written, engaging, and absolutely true to self!”
“Loved this provacative, thought-provoking and humor-filled book!”
“An every woman's story
From the first line to the last, I felt that Luna's story was like my own. I challenge you to read it and not find yourself reflected in Luna's struggles to find happiness.”
“Great read - laughed aloud!
For anyone whose been out in the dating scene recently, if you need a dose of laughter with some great characters, this is a must read!”
“An awesome book that just stuck with me because of its honesty, rawness and just how much I wanted to keep turning the page. Really recommend this one!”
“I thought I had the book all figured out!! Boy was I wrong!! Great surprise”
“Clever Dialogue, Fascinating Characters and Quirky Humor Score a Home Run for Luna Rising”
“In Luna Rising, Selene Castrovilla expertly creates a character in Luna that I think many women can relate to deeply…even though most probably would not admit it.”
“May Luna rise to the top of your “To Read” pile.”
See what readers have to say about this funny and poignant women's fiction tale of a woman’s journey to rise above her childhood and failed marriage—and her misguided attempts to find modern love. This bittersweetly funny chicklit is available on Amazon books.
Selene was a guest on Story Works Reading Series, where she read her women's fiction short story "Careless Whistle" and discussed her writing process.
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