No Ivory Tower was listed in a June 1, 2016 post of The Independent School Magazine Blog as a "MUST-READ" FOR SUMMER, 2016:
Rachel Bickham is a brilliant young science teacher who is suddenly made Head of Miss Oliver’s School For Girls, beloved of the alumnae for its empowerment of young women. Right away, she discovers how hard it is to sustain her marriage with a husband whose job is as consuming as hers. She decides to postpone motherhood to concentrate on her new responsibilities, but still yearning for a child, becomes a surrogate mother to Claire Nelson, a student whose real mother had abandoned her and whose father is mostly absent. It all gets even more complicated for Rachel when an angry right-wing radio talk show host creates a public relations crisis for the school by revealing a scandal involving Claire.