Search Results: "Sally Koslow"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WIDOW WALTZ by Sally Koslow
Released: June 17, 2013

"Koslow knows how to please her target audience; although there are a few missteps, particularly toward the end when the resolution seems hard to swallow, the perfectly frothy, romantic story will appeal to readers who want a few hours to engage in a different world."
Former McCall's editor-in-chief Koslow (Slouching toward Adulthood, 2012, etc.) choreographs an entertaining but lightweight story about a mother and two daughters who are suddenly forced to redefine their lives and relationships step by step. Read full book review >

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THE LATE, LAMENTED MOLLY MARX by Sally Koslow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 19, 2009

"Koslow (Little Pink Slips, 2007) authentically details the privileged world Molly must leave behind, but her tragicomic heroine is neither tragic nor comic enough."
Young Manhattan mom cut down in the prime of life lands at the pearly gates with some unfinished business in a frothy whodunit liberally sprinkled with Our Town-type wisdom. Read full book review >

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LITTLE PINK SLIPS by Sally Koslow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2007

"Breezy glimpse into the behind-the-scenes shenanigans of modern celebrity culture and the women's-magazine business."
Dedicated editor-in-chief's brilliant career goes into a tailspin after a flamboyant celebrity takes over her magazine, a plot that mirrors the litigious saga of Rosie (i.e., O'Donnell) magazine, to which former McCall's editor Koslow bore witness. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 18, 2012

"Observant and bracingly candid."
A witty, provocative study that examines why so many millenials can't seem to launch into adulthood and now find themselves "wandering—if not literally, then psychically." Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"The author adds amusing ink sketches to nearly every page, heightening the appeal for less-practiced readers. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
Sudden superpowers create and then solve problems for two children in these breezy imports, re-issued on this side of the water in a single, dos-a-dos volume. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"With generous font, ample white space, and charming pencil drawings on most pages, this is a series young readers can latch onto. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The five dolls from The Countess's Calamity (2003) are back in the second installment of Gardner's series. Read full book review >

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THAT BOTHERED KATE by Sally Noll
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 19, 1991

"An appealing story with unusually attractive illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
``Bothered'' is just the right word to sum up the flavor of this refreshingly mild case of sibling distress. Read full book review >

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Aunt Betty Horns In by Sally Sockwell
Released: July 5, 2016

"An amusing tale about unicorns in the city, with undertones of citizen action and female empowerment."
When New York City prosecutors try to debunk the "unicorns" in a circus, a young girl and her aunt's friends defend the maligned mythical animals in court. Read full book review >