Four of a KindFour of a Kind
Valerie Frankel
Besides the fact that their kids all attend the same fashionable Brooklyn Heights private school, Bess, Robin, Carla, and Alicia have little in common. Thrown together on the tony school’s Diversity Committee, the women impulsively turn their awkward first meeting into a boisterous game of poker. Instead of betting with chips or pocket change, ho ...
Number of pages: 344 | Publication Date: 2012-02-07 | ISBN-13: 9780345525406

Katniss the CattailKatniss the Cattail
Valerie Estelle Frankel
Who was Cinna? What do the hawthorn and primrose symbolize? Or President Snow’s roses and Peeta’s bread? What about Katniss’s last name? Bringing details from myths, herbal guides, military histories, and the classics, English professor and award-winning pop culture author Valerie Estelle Frankel sheds light on the deeper meanings behind Pane ...
Number of pages: 104 | Publication Date: 2012-02-13 | ISBN-13: 9781469968247

Winter is ComingWinter is Coming
Valerie Estelle Frankel
Game of Thrones fans watch in delight as the epic battle of Lannister and Stark entangles the Seven Kingdoms. But only the sharpest notice how these houses echo Lancaster and York in the War of the Roses. Druids, Catholics, and even Zoroastrians wander through Westeros, reframing their religions for a new world of fantasy. But how medieval is Weste ...
Number of pages: 154 | Publication Date: 2015-12-03 | ISBN-13: 9780692591598

It's Hard Not to Hate YouIt's Hard Not to Hate You
Valerie Frankel
3.5 out of 4 Stars! "On a touching and hilarious journey, Frankel learns that overt positivity isn't the answer. Instead, owning her toxic emotions actually makes her life better. In a breezy 242 pages, she turns The Secret on its head."--Rennie Dyball, PEOPLE magazine"A worrisome diagnosis leads Frankel, a self-described grouch, to consider the su ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2011-09-13 | ISBN-13: 9780312609788

Who Tells Your Story?Who Tells Your Story?
Valerie Estelle Frankel
Hamilton, the hip-hop rap musical, has revolutionized theater. It’s the story of an immigrant, “young, scrappy, and hungry,” who kicked off the Revolutionary War and built the central government of today. Within this book appears the musical’s backstory with many deeper insights. How do the Schuyler Sisters’ signature colors reveal their ...
Number of pages: 166 | Publication Date: 2016-12-15 | ISBN-13: 9781541115217

Hex and the Single GirlHex and the Single Girl
Valerie Frankel
Emma sees naked people (not necessarily a bad thing!)Emma Hutch's upscale Manhattan clients call her the "Good Witch." Her uncanny telepathic abilities enable her to plant images into unsuspecting minds, which has made her New York's most successful professional matchmaker. After all, what bachelor, confirmed or otherwise, could deny his true desti ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2006-02-21 | ISBN-13: 9780060785543

From Girl to GoddessFrom Girl to Goddess
Valerie Estelle Frankel
Many are familiar with Joseph Campbell's theory of the hero's journey, the idea that every man from Moses to Hercules grows to adulthood while battling his alter-ego. This book explores the universal heroine's journey as she quests through world myth. Numerous stories from cultures as varied as Chile and Vietnam reveal heroines who battle for safet ...
Number of pages: 376 | Publication Date: 2010-10-19 | ISBN-13: 9780786448319

The Girlfriend CurseThe Girlfriend Curse
Valerie Frankel
Beloved author Valerie Frankel spins a funny, unforgettable novel about a woman determined to become "The One" instead of always "The One Before."Peg’s got a gift. Now how does she get rid of it…?Within six months of breaking up with her, Peg Silver's ex-lovers always meet and marry the women of their dreams. Even worse than being the eternal b ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2015-10-13 | ISBN-13: 9780062431516

I Take This ManI Take This Man
Valerie Frankel
Here comes the bride . . . there goes the groom.Penny Bracket waited two years to marry dream man Bram Shiraz. Then on the morning of the Big Day, while she's trying on her veil, Penny receives the worst two-line letter of her life: "Penny, I can't go through with it. Sorry, Bram." Penny's hurt and upset. But Esther, Penny's divorced mom, wants Bra ...
Number of pages: 296 | Publication Date: 2007-03-26 | ISBN-13: 9780060785550

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