Mama's Shoes was one of 50 semifinalists in the 2012 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest.See all Editorial Reviews
I have laughed and cried till I couldn't see. One of the most amazing books I've read. Read it on ebook so from the library, but loved it so much will buy a copy to re-read many... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Carol P.
Mamma's Shoes is not my typical genre, but after meeting Elswick at a book event, I wanted to read the story. I'm glad I did. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Adam Lawler
Loved the book.Since I live in Appalachian area it was very meaningful to me.
I have met the author and loved hearing her talk about the book and how she got her ideas.
I absolutely love, love, love "Mama's Shoes"! I could hardly put the book down - I had to keep pinching myself as a reminder that the book is a novel, rather than a... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Rebecca Henderson
Above all, Mama's Shoes is an excellent story. As a person from deep southwestern Virginia, I appreciate the author's accurate portrayal of coal country and the way she captured... Read morePublished 15 months ago by JoBeth Wampler
A friend recommended this book to me; we were looking for books for our book club. I absolutely couldn't put it down once I started it, and I'm glad to say that our book club is... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Rebecca Henderson
This book was written by the mother of a friend of mine. That was the only reason I bought it. Loved the story but just wish there was more.Published 21 months ago by Jimmy
Grew up in the coal fields of WV, so I could relate to the area and the characters in this book. I read a lot, but I'll have to say that after I got into this book, I could not put... Read morePublished on August 19, 2013 by Marie
Mama's Shoes, by Rebecca Elswick
It's not often that I find a book by a relatively unknown author that's as well written as this one. Read more