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Critical Praise

"Liza Nelson is a terrific writer, and these are wonderful characters."

——Anne Lamott, author of Bird by Bird

"Playing Botticelli is a tough, tender, and unabashed meditation on the joys and dangers of motherhood and the longings of a daughter for her father. Elegant, moving, and true."

——Pam Durban, author of The Laughing Place

"The fabulously named Godiva Blue is a vividly drawn reclamation project from my generation. But her daughter, Dylan, steals the book."

——Pat Conroy, author of Beach Music