Steal the North named as a finalist for the 2015 WASHINGTON STATE BOOK AWARD IN FICTION!! Sep 11, 2015. Winner announced on October 10, 2015. The Washington Center for the Book administers the award through the Seattle Public Library. Article in The Seattle Times.

A review of Steal the North from West Bengal, India. Check it out on the blog Book Stop Corner, July 2015.

Flattering new discussion of Steal the North on, as part of their “Falling in Love with Books” series, February 2015.

Steal the North featured in Aspen Times Weekly Book Review, January 15, 2015.

Steal the North makes Fourth Street Review’s Favorite Fiction 2014: A Top Ten List

Steal the North makes BOOKLIST’S Top 10 First Novels: 2014.

Rather Be Reading names Steal the North twice on their 2014 Best in Books list.

Review of Steal the North in High Country News, December 8, 2014.

Steal the North makes Fourth Street Review’s Hipster Lit Top Ten List.

BookPage includes Steal the North on their Dazzling Debuts Pinterest page. “First novels that we love.”

Steal the North makes The Pretty Good Gatsby’s Favorite Reads of 2014.

Blue Willow Bookshop in Houston chooses Steal the North as a  “staff pick” and features a review of my novel in their bookshop blog. July, 2014.

Review of Steal the North in The Coachella Review, Summer Issue 2014.

Helen’s Book Club (KATU AM Northwest) in Portland discusses Steal the North on live TV. See the on-air discussion here. July 8, 2014.

My televised author interview aired today, July 8, 2014, on KATU (AM Northwest) out of Portland, Oregon.

Review of Steal the North posted on The Military Spouse Book Review, July 2, 2014.

WONDERFUL review (my absolute favorite) of Steal the North in The Seattle Times, June 15, 2014.

Interview in School Library Journal in which I discuss writing about Native American culture, Baptist fundamentalism, and teen interest in my novel. June 15, 2014.

KATU-TV in Portland (AM Northwest) chose Steal the North as their June 2014 book club pick. My taped television interview will air on July 8, 2014, as well as an on-air book discussion among club members.

Houston Chronicle recommends Steal the North on their 21 book summer reading list. June 6, 2014.

Bookshop Santa Cruz chooses Steal the North as a “staff pick” and recommends the novel in their Summer 2014 Newsletter.

Author interview at Book-alicious Mama where I talk about novelists who have inspired me and the five book characters I’d invite to a dinner party. May 19, 2014.

Exciting review of Steal the North in the Chicago Tribune, April 25, 2014.

Great review from Library Journal, May 1, 2014.

The San Jose Mercury News and Contra Costa Times ran the “Books By the Bay” column which includes a review of Steal the North on April 14, 2014.

Radio Interview with Dr. Alvin Jones to discuss Steal the North on April 15, 2014. The chat can be found here.

Radio Interview with Steve Richards on “Speaking of Writers” WRMF-FM,  West Palm Beach, FL. April 10, 2014.

Publication date has arrived! April 10, 2014. Steal the North now available in a bookstore near you!

Exciting review at BookPage, Steal the North: A Harshly Beautiful Coming-of-Age Story.”  April 10, 2014.

Booklist gave Steal the North a starred review. The review is in the March 15, 2014 issue of Booklist.

Steal the North was chosen by Book Passage President Elaine Petrocelli as a favorite new book for March-April 2014. See her review and the entire “Elaine’s Picks” list at

Book review and author interview for The Compulsive Reader from April 8, 2014: “A Review of Steal the North by Heather Brittain Bergstrom” and  “A Conversation with Heather Brittain Bergstrom”

Loved doing this interview with Caroline Leavitt: the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling novelist, screenwriter, writing mentor, namer, book critic, and self-proclaimed “knitting addict and chocoholic”! Take a look. April 9, 2014.

I love this five-star review of Steal the North by Leah on The Pretty Good Gatsby blog! April 14, 2014.

Guest blog post on Three Guys One Book as part of their “When We Fell in Love” series. I discuss the first books I fell in love with. April 17, 2014.

Two creative blog posts from Campaign for the American Reader! Featured in “Writers Read” where I was given the chance to brag about the books I’ve been reading lately. April 25, 2014. Also, “The Page 69 Test” where I discuss that particular page in my novel. April 20, 2014.

Guest post on The Lit Bitch blog where I discuss the Snake and Columbia Rivers and my ties to the Pacific Northwest. April 10, 2014.

Nice review of Steal the North on Kelly Vision blog. April 10, 2014.

Guest blog post on My Dear Bibliophage where I discuss the significance of my title. April 16, 2014.

Guest blog post on A Novel Review: “What Inspired Me To Write Steal the North. April 18, 2014.

Solid review of Steal the North on Books and Movies blog. April 10, 2014.

Steal the North Review, Interview and Giveaway on blog Marjolein Reads, April 9, 2014