NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARDS: History Finalist 2020 NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARDS: Multicultural Non-Fiction Finalist 2020 NEXT GENERATION INDIE BOOK AWARD: Historical Memoir Winner 2020 INDIE DIAMOND BOOK AWARDS: Grand Prize Winner for Nonfiction 2019 Featured in Kirkus Reviews Magazine 15 June 2019 Indie Reader Best Reviewed Books of the Month October 2019

Indie Reader “IR Approved”

“GIRL WHO SAID GOODBYE is an important human story told with a wealth of compassion. The work offers a seminar in Cambodian history and the Khmer Rouge, as well as a harrowing account of resilience. Eng carefully describes the hierarchy of the new Khmer Rouge society, educating the uniformed and reminding the knowledgeable. She notesContinue reading “Indie Reader “IR Approved””

Blueink Starred Review

Rebel Press, 337 pages, (paperback) $19.99, 9781643399553 (Reviewed: August 2019)“Heather Allen brings to life the voice of a young, determined, and remarkable Cambodian girl–the author’s aunt– in this gripping true story of horror and survival under the brutal Khmer Rouge regime (1975-1979).In a violent military coup, Siv Eng, daughter of middle-class, prosperous, educated parents, andContinue reading “Blueink Starred Review”