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Orlando Sentinel reviews
Sentinel staffer Jean Patteson weighs in today, with a look at Jeffrey Zaslow's The Girls From Ames, out today. If you’re a woman reading The Girls from Ames, you...
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More Magazine reviews
Jeffrey Zaslow, a Wall Street Journal columnist, took a year off from his job so he could travel around the country to study the 40-year friendship of 11 women...
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More Magazine reviews
Jeffrey Zaslow, a Wall Street Journal columnist, took a year off from his job so he could travel around the country to study the 40-year friendship of 11 women...
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USA Weekend reviews
In his just-out "The Girls From Ames," Zaslow uses his reporter's skills to investigate the often-fraught subject of friendship -- specifically, the lifelong bonds...
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NPR: ON POINT reviews
You’ve got to have friends, as Bette Midler sang back in the ‘70s. But not many people hold on to their friendships for four decades, and counting....
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Kirkus reviews
Through his popular "Moving On" column in the Wall Street Journal, which focuses on transitions in women's friendships, Zaslow (co-author: The Last Lecture, 2008)...
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BARNES & NOBLE Review reviews
What's so special about the 11 women who grew up together in Ames, Iowa, who are the subject of Jeffrey Zaslow's The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-...
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BORDERS's Shortlist Interview reviews
The co-author, with Randy Pausch, of the inspiring bestseller The Last Lecture, Jeffrey Zaslow offers another charming book of wisdom and life lessons in The Girls...
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Detroit Free Press reviews
Zaslow, who lives in West Bloomfield and writes a column for the Wall Street Journal, is the guy who made the world poignantly aware of Dr. Randy Pausch, the...
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Minneapolis Star Tribune reviews
When the movie "10" came out, a group of high school girlfriends in Ames, Iowa, decided that Karen, the one with the longest hair, should be transformed into Bo...
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BookReview.com reviews
"Emotionally, the novel connects fiercely with readers . . ."
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Publishers Weekly reviews
Washington Monthly writers Kounalakis (Beyond Spin: The Power of Strategic Corporate Journalism) and Laufer (Mission Rejected: U.S. Soldiers Who Say No to Iraq)...
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Profesor of Media and Public Affairs, GW University reviews
From Carl Stern, JD Professor of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University, and former NBC News correspondent "A well-written, fascinating story about...
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A Garden of Aloes
Kirkus, The independent, The Tucson Weekly, Her Circle Ezine reviews
Reviews of A Garden of Aloes – tough on the outside so they can stay soft within." – Kirkus The dialogue in the book is just right: each voice, distinct;...
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River of Darkness
The Pacific Northwest INLANDER reviews
"Writers of historical nonfiction aren’t often stopped in airports and markets by curious fans. They don’t usually describe themselves as “gregarious extroverts.”...
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Another Word For Love
Verse Wisconsin reviews
Another Word for Love by Sarah Stern, Finishing Line Press, 2011. $10 Reviewed by Ellen Miller-Mack Sarah Stern asks resonant questions, dropped like pebbles in a...
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The Wedding Shroud
Confessions of An Avid Reader LitBlog reviews
Elisabeth Storrs debut novel, The Wedding Shroud, is set primarily in a time and place rarely found in historical fiction - the Etruscan city of Veii during the...
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The Golden Dice
Phillipa Fioretti reviews
  The Golden Dice by Elisabeth Storrs – a review Having nursed a passion for the ancient Classical world since childhood I’m always up for a good novel set...
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The Goddess of Happiness
Midwest Book Review reviews
A compilation of stories, insights, and humor "If you only have time (and the energy) for one self-help, self-improvement book for personal growth, then make...
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