Search Results: "Lauren Weisberger"


BOOK REVIEW

REVENGE WEARS PRADA by Lauren Weisberger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 4, 2013

"The Devil is back…sort of. Not as fast-paced or exciting as the original, but diehard Prada fans will want to check it out."
Weisberger's sequel to The Devil Wears Prada, a 2003 best-seller inspired by the author's time working for Anna Wintour at Vogue. Read full book review >

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LAST NIGHT AT CHATEAU MARMONT by Lauren Weisberger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 17, 2010

"A sudsy insider's look at the celebrity machine—and the cruel world it creates."
In her fourth novel, the author of The Devil Wears Prada (2003) considers what it would be like if your husband became a rock star. The short answer: not that great. Read full book review >

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CHASING HARRY WINSTON by Lauren Weisberger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2008

"Weisberger's third effort (Everyone Worth Knowing, 2005, etc.), with the requisite girls' nights out and disappointing men, has some well-observed passages—and Adriana is a hoot—but it's nothing we haven't seen before, many times."
Three single gals on the cusp of turning the big 3-0 shake up their romantic lives and deal with the consequences. Read full book review >

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EVERYONE WORTH KNOWING by Lauren Weisberger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2005

"Not as fun as Prada, but Weisberger's fans won't care."
Weisberger (The Devil Wears Prada, 2003) again traces the misadventures of a hapless young thing sucked into a glamorous career that is psychologically and physically crushing. Read full book review >

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THE SINGLES GAME by Lauren Weisberger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"While it lacks the bite of Weisberger's beloved The Devil Wears Prada, this is still a fun, fast-paced read filled with well-crafted and memorable characters."
Bestseller Weisberger (Revenge Wears Prada, 2013, etc.) follows her formula of launching a naïve young woman into uncharted territory. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA by Lauren Weisberger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 2003

A junior assistantship to the editor of the world's top fashion magazine ("The job a million girls would die for") provides endless fodder for a one-note but on-the-money kiss-and-tell debut. Read full book review >

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LAUREN IPSUM by Carlos Bueno
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Positive, smart, empowering philosophies and thinking skills couched in a wacky adventure. (Fantasy/philosophy. 8-14)"
A lost girl travels through a fantastical Alice in Wonderland-esque world filled with The Phantom Tollbooth-like computer-programming metaphors.Read full book review >

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LAUREN MCGILL’S PICKLE MUSEUM by Jerdine Nolen
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2003

"Kids will relish this dilly of a story without a sour note anywhere. (Picture book. 5-8)"
"Lauren McGill was absolutely wild about pickles." Read full book review >

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LAUREN YANOFSKY HATES THE HOLOCAUST by Leanne Lieberman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 1, 2013

"A thought-provoking exploration of a teen's evolving ideals. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
A Jewish teen who has decided to become "un-Jewish" experiences a soul-searching junior year. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"A must-read for armchair historians and budding scholars; for experts, an excursion on well-trodden ground."
A vivid political history of the earliest and most unstable years of the American republic. Read full book review >

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NANA IN THE CITY by Lauren Castillo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A sweet story for country-mouse readers. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A child learns to appreciate Nana's urban environs. Read full book review >

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BUT EXCUSE ME THAT IS MY BOOK by Lauren Child
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Adding a melancholy but realistic touch to a familiar interchange, there is no sign of a librarian (or other adult) among the shelves of generic books in this natural follow-up to Marc Brown's D.W.'s Library Card (2001) and similar exploratory visits. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Charlie and his relentlessly verbal little sister Lola, now licensed TV characters, take a trip to the library in this script-based episode, illustrated with stills from the show done in Child's distinctive photo-and-cartoon collage style. Read full book review >