Lily of the Valley is a Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award Finalist!

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Lily of the Valley, Press & Reviews

I have some very special news to share: My book, Lily of the Valley—An American Jewish Journey, has been named a finalist for the Foreword Indies Book of the Year Award in the Religious (Adult Fiction) category for 2016! As many of you know, this story touches something deep inside of me, and it is […]

Foreword/Clarion gives “Lily of the Valley” a five star review

Posted by on Feb 14, 2016 in Lily of the Valley

Lily of the Valley is an elegantly bound poetic volume that celebrates the varied inheritances of Jewish American women with poignancy. Lily of the Valley is Xianna Michaels’s graceful and affecting poetic saga, the story of five generations of Jewish American women navigating the promises of the New World. The volume opens on a pogrom […]