Praise for Regina Louise and

Someone Has Led This Child to Believe

“There is no other memoir like Regina Louise’s memoir. Louise has an unerring instinct to dazzle us with unique imagery and a voice that is unforgettable.”

Susan Straight, author, Highwire Moon “An inimitable, unbreakable voice.”

Tom Lutz, editor in chief, Los Angeles Review of Books

“Regina Louise’s childhood ordeal and quest to find true family are enthralling and ultimately triumphant. I cheered her every step of the way.”

Julia ScheeresNew York Times bestselling author, Jesus Land

“Regina Louise’s voice has the kind of slow, melodious rhythm that feels very classic and familiar but made fresh by the spunk and fire of the young Regina. It’s just lovely.”

Lilly Dancyger, deputy editor, Narratively

Praise for Regina Louise and

Somebody's Someone



“Regina Louise's Somebody's Someone is an amazingly powerful and unforgettable literary debut.”


Sapphire, author of Push, now the motion 

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“Regina Louise is an extraordinary new voice! Readers will want to reach into her heartfelt memoir and hug the spunky woman, child heroine. Poignant, resilient and fresh, Somebody’s Someone is a wonderful read.”



April Sinclair, author of Coffee Will Make You Black



“In a voice as textured as a little girl’s cotton summer dress, Regina Louise enthralls you. This well-crafted memoir of longing reminds you of what it means to have a place of your own—especially a place inside yourself.”


Michael Datcher, author of New York

Times bestseller Raising Fences


“Straightforward, sincere story . . . this rare look into the inner world of an unwanted child will enlighten readers concerned with the fate of at-risk children.”

Publishers Weekly