Mary Rand Hess

Mary Rand Hess has been writing and editing professionally for over twenty years. She writes everything from poetry, novels, and picture books to screenplays and teleplays. In addition to her writing and editing, she has had the privilege of running an independent publishing company, where she works with award-winning, high-profile figures in the literary, sports, and entertainment industries. Over the years, she has also taught creative writing, drama, art, and Sunday school.

  • Solo

    By Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess

    Read by Kwame Alexander

    After discovering a family secret, Blade begins a journey to discover friendship in Ghana.

    "...pulsing with Alexander's signature lyrical style. Blade ends up finding much more than what he expects: self-discovery, community and a deeper understanding of what family means...don't expect this collaboration to stay on shelves long." - Booklist, Starred Review

    Released August 1, 2017
    English, Unabridged