Search Results: "Sloane Tanen"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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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 >

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FOUR WEDDINGS AND A SIXPENCE by Julia Quinn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 27, 2016

"A fun idea connects four charming stories, though they build to a pinnacle with Quinn's."
Four boarding school friends find everlasting love with the help of a magical coin in this historical-romance anthology that weaves through the popular wedding rhyme, "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue—and a sixpence for your shoe." Read full book review >

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ZANNY by Pamela Sloane-Bradbury
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 18, 2010

"Aimed at children with spectrum disorders, but likely to miss that audience—or any other. (iPad therapeutic app. 5-7)"
A hyperbolic portrait of a lad who operates only at top speed is paired to a bug-ridden recognition game. Read full book review >