In 2021 Hamilton’s debut novel, Lady Be Good, was honored with a Kirkus Star and was selected as a Kirkus Best Indie Book of the Year, as well as a Booklife by Publishers’ Weekly Editors Pick. In addition, she was honored with several book awards: Winner of the 2021 National Indie Excellence Award; Winner of the 2021 Royal Dragonfly Book Award in the Fiction and Historical Fiction categories; National Indie Excellence Awards Silver Medal; Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards Silver Medal; American Fiction Awards Award-Winning Finalist; and IAN Book of the Year Award Finalist for Women’s Fiction. Lady Be Good is currently shortlisted for the Mark Twain Book Award for Humor and Satire and the Somerset Book Award for Literary and Contemporary Fiction, and it is longlisted for the Goethe Book Award for Historical Fiction.