Search Results: "Sarah Strohmeyer"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PENNY PINCHERS CLUB by Sarah Strohmeyer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2009

"Thanks to Strohmeyer's penchant for humor, Kat's adventures entertain despite the transparently contrived plot."
A spendthrift interior designer, fearing that her economist husband plans to divorce and impoverish her, joins a support group of eccentric skinflints, in the latest from Strohmeyer (Sweet Love, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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BUBBLES A BROAD by Sarah Strohmeyer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 7, 2004

"Strohmeyer's sharp dialogue gives her fourth an edge even Bubbles's clippers can't match."
Would-be reporter Bubbles Yablonsky (Bubbles Ablaze, 2003, etc.) sticks her nose for news into a hornets' nest and lands in trouble up to her cellulite-free wazoowey. Read full book review >

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HOW ZOE MADE HER DREAMS (MOSTLY) COME TRUE by Sarah Strohmeyer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 23, 2013

"But credibility probably has no place at Fairyland Kingdom….Wow!™ anyway. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Lured by the promise of a large cash prize and the opportunity to work as a costumed intern at a destination fairy-tale theme park, 17-year-old Zoe Kiefer struggles to earn the approval of the eccentric and manipulative Queen of the park. Read full book review >

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BUBBLES BETROTHED by Sarah Strohmeyer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2005

"Fans will be thrilled at the latest twists in Bubbles's career and love life, with a nifty puzzle as a bonus."
Take one ditzy blonde, one drop-dead gorgeous photojournalist, and one two-carat diamond ring, and poof!—instant mayhem. Read full book review >

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BUBBLES ABLAZE by Sarah Strohmeyer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2003

"Better-than-usual mystery beneath the manic-as-usual Strohmeyer mayhem."
Those perennial rivals, love and ambition, clash anew as a hairdresser and would-be reporter struggles to earn a full-time berth on the Lehigh News-Times. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SARAH by Marek Halter
Released: May 4, 2004

"Halter fleshes out the scriptural account with rich and credible portraits of contemporary life and history, even if his narration ('There was a quivering in her belly that had nothing to do with fear or anger') occasionally descends to the level of the bodice-buster."
The prizewinning French author re-creates the story of Abraham and Sarah and the unlikely steps that led to their giving birth to both Judaism and the Jewish people. Read full book review >

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SARAH by J.T. LeRoy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2000

"Not exactly a laugh riot, but not as unrelievedly sordid as a plot synopsis might suggest."
Scary, sad, and way, way out there, Leroy's picaresque debut novel follows a young boy through southern truckstops, where "lot lizards" turn tricks for drivers whose tastes run from women to transvestites to boys in jeans. Read full book review >

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SMART GIRLS GET WHAT THEY WANT by Sarah Strohmeyer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 26, 2012

"The author of The Cinderella Pact (2006) shows a humorist's ear for the cadence of teen language in this smart foray into teen literature. (Fiction. 12-17)"
What smart girls like Gigi, Neerja and Bea want is smart boys, although they're hard to find. Read full book review >

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KINDRED SPIRITS by Sarah Strohmeyer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2011

"A hackneyed concept which gains little in this tepid treatment."
Three women carry out the last wishes of their friend, discovering secrets, shedding inhibitions and inventing new martinis along the way. Read full book review >

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THE CINDERELLA PACT by Sarah Strohmeyer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2006

"Delightful frolic from the author of the Bubbles series (Bubbles Betrothed, 2005, etc.), featuring an authentic woman who can't help but dabble in a little bit of fantasy."
Overweight and overlooked, Nola Devlin secretly recreates herself as the nation's sexiest advice columnist. Read full book review >

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THIS IS MY BRAIN ON BOYS by Sarah Strohmeyer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 10, 2016

"Funny and engaging, if somewhat formulaic. (Romance. 13-18)"
Highly intelligent but awkward Addie attempts to prove that the experience of falling in love can be induced by subjecting people to a series of environmental conditions in this romantic comedy. Read full book review >

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY PROPOSAL by Sarah Strohmeyer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 21, 2007

"Pleasing, predictable modern fairy tale."
Dissed girlfriend exacts revenge on her ungrateful lover. Read full book review >