Try our Advanced Book Search
Advanced Book Search
Search books by title, genre, publication month, publication year, and rating or search by any combination of these options (i.e. all Mysteries published in January 2001 with 4.5 rating).
If you want to search for a name or phase, include quotation marks around your search term (example: "Deborah Smith")
THE VELVET ROPE DIARIES
Genre: Mainstream, Chick lit
This charming novel reminds readers why chick lit became so popular. Brodsky's heroine/narrator, Anna, is indeed in possession of a fabulous job, killer shoes and a handsome, wealthy boyfriend, yet she's struggling with many unresolved issues and feelings. Brodsky's nuanced and humorous writing style takes the reader on Anna's journey in an intimate and humorous way. Her foibles and missteps are endearing because her heart is in the right place. Furthermore, each of the supporting characters, especially her longtime friend Ray, is allowed to grow along with Anna. This is a funny, heartwarming book that readers will rush to finish and share with their friends.
Anna Walker's dream writing job just landed in her lap. She should be on top of the world, right? Wrong! While Anna loves to write, she's totally unprepared to cover the hot New York nightlife scene -- her idea of nightlife is popcorn and whatever is on Lifetime.
Furthermore, she's struggling to come to terms with her guilt over surviving a fire that her father didn't. Throw
Reviewed By: Stephanie Schneider
Published: October 2006