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5 Star Review for Shermin Kruse's Butterfly Stitching

Shermin Kruse's debut novel, Butterfly Stitching, was recently reviewed by Miceala Shocklee on the  Butterfly Stitching is an intricate and engrossing narrative that exhibits the struggles and strength of mother and daughter in wartime Iran. Through the lives of her female protagonists, Kruse "captures the depth and complexity and humanity of the real Iranian woman." Shocklee gives Kruse's debut effort a 5 star review and writes, "Butterfly Stitching is an ambitious project, capturing the soul and voice of an entire people. – and Shermin Kruse succeeds, astoundingly well."

Kruse is an avid writer, and a contributor for The Huffington Post. She served as a columnist for Chicago Lawyer magazine for many years, advising attorneys on achieving a balance between success in the law firm and their personal lives. Butterfly Stitching, Kruse's first novel, was published in May 2014, and is now available on Amazon. Kruse has done numerous interviews and book club discussions and continues to speak on the culture and relations between Iran and the United States.

To read the full review on Butterfly Stitching please click here.


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