Books by Tish Cohen

Released: June 1, 2010

"Cohen (Little Black Lies, 2009, etc.) knows how to focus on character in ways that make readers care."
A father abducts his daughter, flees to Los Angeles from their home in Toronto, creates a new identity for the two of them, lives in anonymity for eight years—and then gets diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's just as his wife catches up with him. Read full book review >
LITTLE BLACK LIES by Tish Cohen
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

"Thoughtful and intense, this text is truly about families and the havoc that illness can wreak. (Fiction. YA)"
At 16, Sara Black should know that telling one lie leads to another, but when she transfers from the boondocks to Boston's exclusive Anton High School, she finds herself spinning more lies than she would ever have imagined to conceal her true identity. Read full book review >
THE ONE AND ONLY ZOË LAMA by Tish Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

Readers will fairly hear a laugh track in the background of this pleasant-enough tween-girl-sitcom-script of a story, companion to 2007's The Invisible Rules of the Zoë Lama. Read full book review >
THE INVISIBLE RULES OF THE ZOË LAMA by Tish Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2007

"Sitcom style for familiar themes. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Children with their own insightful rules on life have become a popular vehicle for poignant themes. Read full book review >
TOWN HOUSE by Tish Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2007

"While the humor tends to be self-conscious and pedestrian, Jack ultimately learns the serious lesson that 'the deeper you hide yourself away the harder it becomes to come out.'"
A constellation of characters whose idiosyncrasies make the family of Little Miss Sunshine look like Ozzie and Harriet. Read full book review >