Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Blog Tour: Her Lost Words


I absolutely love reading about literary legends like Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein, and Mary Wollstonecraft, author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. Did you know that Mary Shelley is the daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft? It's always so interesting when I think about this connection. Today Her Lost Words by Stephanie Marie Thornton comes out and her novel focuses on these two amazing women and their bond. I look forward to reading it!

Learn More About the Book:



From A Vindication of the Rights of Woman to Frankenstein, a tale of two literary legends—a mother and daughter—discovering each other and finding themselves along the way, from USA Today bestselling author Stephanie Marie Thornton.1792. As a child, Mary Wollstonecraft longed to disappear during her father’s violent rages. Instead, she transforms herself into the radical author of the landmark volume A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, in which she dares to propose that women are equal to men. From conservative England to the blood-drenched streets of revolutionary France, Mary refuses to bow to society’s conventions and instead supports herself with her pen until an illicit love affair challenges her every belief about romance and marriage. When she gives birth to a daughter and is stricken with childbed fever, Mary fears it will be her many critics who recount her life’s extraordinary odyssey…1815. The daughter of infamous political philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft, passionate Mary Shelley learned to read by tracing the letters of her mother’s tombstone. As a young woman, she desperately misses her mother’s guidance, especially following her scandalous elopement with dashing poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary struggles to balance an ever-complicated marriage with motherhood while nursing twin hopes that she might write something of her own one day and also discover the truth of her mother’s unconventional life. Mary’s journey will unlock her mother’s secrets, all while leading to her own destiny as the groundbreaking author of Frankenstein. A riveting and inspiring novel about a firebrand feminist, her visionary daughter, and the many ways their words transformed our world."


You can purchase your own copy of Her Lost Words at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Bookshop, and Books-A Million.  You can learn more about Stephanie Marie Thornton by visiting her website and connecting with her on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

So, what do you all think? Is Her Lost Words on your TBR list? Are you a fan of Stephanie Marie Thornton? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.


  1. This sounds so interesting! I don't think I ever knew they were related.

    1. I learned it awhile back and forgot until most recently! It's so surprising, isn't it? Thanks for visiting!


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