Search Results: "Kerry Cohen"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Largely anecdotal but serves as an engaging catalyst for discussions about a taboo issue."
Cohen (Loose Girl, 2009) broadens her examination of promiscuity by sharing stories of women from varying backgrounds and experiences. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Repetitive, strained and gratingly self-righteous."
Cohen (Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity, 2008, etc.) wants her readers to understand the process of raising an autistic child. Despite her good intentions, she has trouble adhering to her topic and including relevant details. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOOSE GIRL by Kerry Cohen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 6, 2008

"An important look at the dynamics of female sexual power and promiscuity in general."
The author probes her troubling relationship to sex. Read full book review >

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GIRL TROUBLE by Kerry Cohen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"A brief, canny book that will make any girl who feels alone feel less alone."
To all the girls she's liked before, a memoirist offers a series of interconnected essays. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD GIRL by Kerry Cohen Hoffmann
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 14, 2008

"Lindsey may be a sympathetic character, but this does not necessarily make her interesting. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Struggling under imposed expectations, a teenage girl turns to stealing in this formulaic problem novel. Read full book review >

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IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S ME by Kerry Cohen Hoffmann
FICTION
Released: June 9, 2009

"Quick, familiar, even appealing territory for many, but in the end Zoë's cringeworthy behavior might elicit more disgust than sympathy. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Girl meets boy, girl subsumes self for boy, boy dumps girl, and (the twist) girl goes off the deep end (for exactly one month) attempting to win boy back. Read full book review >

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EASY by Kerry Cohen Hoffmann
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2006

"Although teen promiscuity is certainly a worthy topic, other titles (R.A. Nelson's Teach Me and Lesléa Newman's Jailbait, both 2005) tackle the subject more convincingly. (Fiction. YA)"
Add this one to the recent influx of titles about relationships between teenaged girls and older men. Read full book review >

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THE ANDY COHEN DIARIES by Andy Cohen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"The flamboyant talk show host delivers an entirely expected book: a glitzy, glamorous, goofy look at 365 days of a charmed showbiz life."
Cable TV's dishiest guy at his dishy best. Read full book review >

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BENJAMIN V. COHEN by William Lasser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2001

"Solid if sometimes plodding, a valuable addition to the historical literature."
A painstakingly documented life of an unsung hero—or villain, depending on your point of view—in the making of the liberal state. Read full book review >

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TWO-GUN COHEN by Daniel S. Levy
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 26, 1997

"A diverting tale of the life and crimes of a unique Old China Hand, intertwined with the story of modern China. (8 pages photos, not seen)"
Soon after the turn of the century a Jewish Cockney adventurer arrived in Canada, seeking his—or somebody's—fortune. Read full book review >

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ABOU AND THE ANGEL COHEN by Claude Campbell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2002

"Despite mildly pedantic angelic dialogues, the realistic view of Palestinian difficulties and the vision offered here of a better life are a welcome addition to the never-ending debate on the Middle East."
A curious fantasy, inspired by Leigh Hunt's famous 1834 poem, "Abou Ben Adhem," mingles metaphysics and grim reality: a gentle Arab grandfather living in Gaza is visited nightly by an angel who offers advice and consolation as the man's life is turned upside down by a tragic series of events. Read full book review >