Sisu’s Winter War is a rich and sensitive story of love and connection in times of war and separation.
Marion Agnew, author of Reverberations: A Daughter’s Meditations on Alzheimer’s
With the universal themes of love, family, and sacrifice, and the sustained courage and resilience (sisu) that Meri displays in the wake of secrets, betrayal, danger, and loss, Sisu’s Winter War is a very compelling and satisfying read.
Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli, award-winning author of La Brigantessa and Pigeon Soup & Other Stories
Love and memory dance together through the novel, and readers will quickly find themselves falling in love with Meri’s tenacity and spirited nature
Kim Fahner, author of These Wings and Emptying the Ocean
Liisa Kovala writes with tenderness and humanity, evoking the past as a complicated, treasured thing
Jacqueline Baker, author of The Horseman’s Grave
Liisa Kovala’s debut novel had a lot to teach me. . . A really worthwhile read.
Kerry Clare, author of Mitzi Bytes and Waiting for a Star to Fall