“Eye-opening, well-researched…[Martin] examines from every angle the myth that a well-blended, happy stepfamily is easy to achieve.” source: Library Journal
“Her insights are genuine, valuable, and well-presented, and should be taken to heart by all step- and blended-family parents and experts.” —Rosalind Sedacca, CCT, The Voice of Child-Centered Divorce
“Hurrah for stepmothers! Your moment has arrived. Stepmonster is a passionately argued, well-researched, unsentimental, whole-hearted defense of stepmothers. It’s a compelling read for anyone who has ever been been married to, or been parented by a stepmom. And for everyone else, too. You’ll argue with Wednesday Martin, you may even roll your eyes, but by the time you finish the book, you’ll have gained a first rate, truly useful understanding of stepmothers’ perspectives and feelings.” —Janna Malamud Smith, author of A Potent Spell: Mother Love and the Power of Fear
“Wednesday Martin is an incredible author and blogger who has brought a seriousness and understanding to the subject of stepmothering that is rarely found.” —Patti Deville, The Step Project
“She’s done it! Martin has told the TRUTH about being a stepmother, backed up with extensive research, interviews, and stories. With deep understanding and empathy for women with stepchildren, Stepmonster will inspire stepcouples, benefiting them and their kids.
I wholeheartedly endorse this surprising, honest, fascinating book and will recommend it to anyone on the journey of stepcoupling, stepparenting, and especially stepmothering.” —Susan Wisdom, author of, http://www.stepcoupling.com