Search Results: "Sloane Tanen"


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ARE YOU GOING TO KISS ME NOW? by Sloane Tanen
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2011

"A witty winner aimed straight at reality-TV fans. (Comedy adventure. 12 & up)"
This clever comedy strands a starstruck girl on a deserted island with major celebrities. Read full book review >

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COCO ALL YEAR ROUND by Sloane Tanen
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Unabashedly goofy, Tanen's rollicking tale of chicken-infused hilarity is good fun and a refreshing take on the seasonal holidays. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Whimsical verses and crisp, vibrant photography present readers with a seasonal serving of Coco's antics. Read full book review >

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MARTIN SLOANE by Michael Redhill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 19, 2002

"From a promising young Canadian writer, a failed effort that says everything quite well but may not interest many."
A college girl's romance with an older artist turns into a serious relationship and then a mystery—after he disappears without a trace. Read full book review >

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BEING SLOANE JACOBS by Lauren Morrill
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A thoughtful reminder that it is difficult to walk a mile in someone else's shoes—or in this case, skates. (Fiction. 12-16)"
An on-ice case of traded identities. Read full book review >

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SUMMER OF SLOANE by Erin L. Schneider
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 3, 2016

"Schneider's debut asks readers to consider how and where to draw the line between forgivable and inexcusable transgressions in those we love. (Fiction. 14-17)"
Blindsided by betrayal, wounded in heart and hand, Sloane escapes to Hawaii, where she finds healing, romance, and new complications. Read full book review >

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I WAS TOLD THERE’D BE CAKE by Sloane Crosley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"Witty and entertaining."
Humorous collection of autobiographical essays from a single, 20-something woman in New York City. Read full book review >

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HOW DID YOU GET THIS NUMBER by Sloane Crosley
NON-FICTION
Released: June 15, 2010

"Confirmation of the promise shown in the author's bestselling debut."
A worthy successor to Crosley's well-received debut, I Was Told There'd Be Cake (2008). Read full book review >

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THE CLASP by Sloane Crosley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"This novel about a chain of interlinked friends on the brink of their 30s has a few overly manufactured plot elements but overall is a real gem."
This debut novel from a bestselling essayist follows a circle of friends on a quest to find a priceless necklace and regain an even rarer treasure: a genuine connection. Read full book review >

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THE BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2011 by Sloane Crosley
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Although these writers invariably have something novel to say, there aren't a lot of moments that will make armchair travelers race out to renew their passports."
An eclectic but not particularly strong collection of pieces involving travel around the globe and around the yard. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 22, 1999

"This book makes clear why Coffin is one of America's most valuable visionaries and dreamers."
This slim volume gathers together seven essays by Coffin, former chaplain at Yale and pastor of New York's Riverside Church. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CONVICTION by Robert Dugoni
Released: June 12, 2012

"A book that meets, sometimes exceeds, the expectations of the legal thriller."
A legal thriller with more twists and turns than the lower intestine and as much coincidence and serendipity as a vintage episode of Law & Order. Read full book review >

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SINCE YOU'VE BEEN GONE by Morgan Matson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 6, 2014

"A winning blend of touching moments, memorable characters and situational humor takes readers to a surprising revelation at the story's end. (Fiction. 12-16)"
A teenager disappears and leaves behind a quirky to-do list for her best friend. Read full book review >