Search Results: "Randy Susan Meyers"


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THE COMFORT OF LIES by Randy Susan Meyers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Meyers' women resonate as strong, complicated and conflicted, and the writing flows effortlessly in this sweet yet sassy novel about love, women and motherhood."
Meyers follows up her successful debut novel with this tale of three women and the little girl who ties them all together. Read full book review >

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ACCIDENTS OF MARRIAGE by Randy Susan Meyers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Beautifully written, poignant and thought-provoking, this novel refuses to succumb to stereotypical reader expectations, making it even more memorable."
Meyers puts a Boston family overwhelmed by a tragic accident under the literary microscope. Read full book review >

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THE WIDOW OF WALL STREET by Randy Susan Meyers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2017

"An engrossing emotional journey."
Meyers explores the troubled relationship between a couple during the husband's rise to riches and subsequent disgrace in a novel that mirrors the story of jailed financier Bernard Madoff and his broken family. Read full book review >

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THE MURDERER’S DAUGHTERS by Randy Susan Meyers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Eminently readable, despite some clunky phrasing and an excess of psychology, with affecting moments and insights."
Meyers' empathetic, socially conscious debut considers the burdens carried and eventually shed by two sisters, survivors of domestic violence. Read full book review >

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SEMPRE SUSAN by Sigrid Nunez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 13, 2011

"Graceful, respectful and achingly honest."
Novelist Nunez (Salvation City, 2010, etc.) recalls her years with her longtime friend Susan Sontag (1933-2004). Read full book review >

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STALKING SUSAN by Julie Kramer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2008

"Kramer's past as a TV producer lends authority to an entertaining story."
Two cold cases spark a hot story for flailing TV reporter Riley Spartz in this lively and fast-paced debut. Read full book review >

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SHARING SUSAN by Eve Bunting
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 1991

"A gripping but flawed story, then, to provoke vigorous discussion. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Bunting explores what happens after two couples learn that their daughters were switched as babies in the hospital. Read full book review >

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RANDY THE DAYDREAMING DOG by Jan Graveline
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2011

"A perfect choice for those who value weak potty humor, a hollow story and uninspiring animation and interaction. Others would do well to set their alarms before this dream takes shape. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
After his master leaves for work, a dog passes the time by daydreaming. Read full book review >

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SUSAN SONTAG by Daniel Schreiber
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 15, 2014

"Schreiber's intelligent reading of Sontag's works and his fair and balanced handling of the impassioned controversies she generated admirably serve both his subject and his readers."
A sensitive, cleareyed biography of an intellectual star, first published in Germany in 2007. Read full book review >

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SUSAN SONTAG by Jonathan Cott
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"Another side of a significant 20th-century writer, preserved from the archives."
A humanizing interview with the late cultural icon, who was often perceived as a fiercely aggressive and polarizing intellect. Read full book review >

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SUSAN SONTAG by Carl Rollyson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 17, 2000

"Although light on both literary and psychological substance, this biography, like Sontag herself, has plenty of charm."
An engagingly gossipy biography of the most glamorous intellectual celebrity of our time, assessing the impact of the writer's persona more thoroughly than her literary creations. Read full book review >