Books by Valerie Frankel

Valerie Frankel is the author of eight novels, most recently The Not-So-Perfect Man, The Accidental Virgin, and Smart vs. Pretty. A longtime editor and former sex columnist for Mademoiselle, Valerie has written extensively for major publications, includin


FOUR OF A KIND by Valerie Frankel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2012

"Transcends the conventions of chick lit to dramatize complex and timely issues."
Four women approaching middle age find insight and inspiration at the poker table, in Frankel's breezy latest (It's Hard Not to Hate You, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >
IT'S HARD NOT TO HATE YOU by Valerie Frankel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"With humor, Frankel shrewdly probes her darkly shallow places."
Prolific chick-lit novelist and funny girl Frankel (Thin Is the New Happy: A Memoir, 2008, etc.) dishes about what there is to love about hatred. Read full book review >
THIN IS THE NEW HAPPY by Valerie Frankel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"A self-aware, witty exploration of a woman's body issues."
Novelist and self-help journalist Frankel (I Take This Man, 2007, etc.) chronicles her 30-year addiction to dieting and subsequent "journey out of the waistland." Read full book review >
HEX AND THE SINGLE GIRL by Valerie Frankel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2006

"Disappointing."
Single girl with supernatural powers tries to bewitch Mr. Right. Read full book review >
THE NOT-SO-PERFECT MAN by Valerie Frankel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2004

"Strained effort from Frankel, written soon after the untimely death of her own husband. Sadly, it shows."
Intersecting lives, lonely New Yorkers. Read full book review >
THE ACCIDENTAL VIRGIN by Valerie Frankel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 3, 2003

"Amusing farce, with pearls of urban wisdom and some great zingers, by the author of, among others, Sweet vs. Pretty (not reviewed)."
Hymeneal high-jinks via a former Mademoiselle editor and self-help co-author. Read full book review >