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Lorna Landvik


Lorna Landvik

Lorna Landvik is the author of 11 novels, including the bestselling PATTY JANE'S HOUSE OF CURL, ANGRY HOUSEWIVES EATING BONBONS, OH MY STARS and BEST TO LAUGH. She has performed stand-up and improvisational comedy around the country and is also a public speaker, playwright and actor who gets much pleasure from mixing up margaritas on stage in her one-woman all-improvised show, "Party in the Rec Room."

Lorna Landvik

Books by Lorna Landvik

by Lorna Landvik - Fiction

Tall, slender Violet Mathers is growing up in the Great Depression, which could just as well define her state of mind. Abandoned by her mother as a child, mistreated by her father, and teased by her schoolmates, the lonely girl finds solace in artistic pursuits. Only when she’s hired by the town’s sole feminist to work the night shift in the local thread factory does Violet come into her name, and bloom.

by Lorna Landvik

From her sensational sleeper hit Patty Jane's House of Curl to her heartwarming novel Welcome to the Great Mysterious, Lorna Landvik has won the hearts of readers everywhere by skillfully balancing hilarity with pathos, and bittersweet insights with heartwarming truths. Now she returns to her beloved, eccentric stomping ground of small-town Minnesota where the most eclectic, and engaging group of women you'll ever meet share love, loss, and laughter.