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

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

The Girlfriend CurseThe Girlfriend Curse
Valerie Frankel
It's uncanny! 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 bridesmaid, she's the last girlfriend, the one who awakens in a guy theknowledge of what he's always wanted in a relationship ... and it's never with Peg. Obviously, a major lifestyle cha ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2005-03-01 | ISBN-13: 9780060725549

Outlander's SassenachsOutlander's Sassenachs
Valerie Estelle Frankel
A time travel epic featuring history and romance, Outlander--unlike most adventure series--is aimed at women audiences. The kilted male characters, the female narrator, the fantastic period costumes are atypical of male-gendered television. Both the show and the novels on which it is based address issues most series shy away from, like breast feedi ...
Number of pages: 172 | Publication Date: 2016-06-20 | ISBN-13: 9781476664248

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

Thin Is the New HappyThin Is the New Happy
Valerie Frankel
You've heard the phrase "the mirror is not your friend." For Valerie Frankel, the mirror was so much more than "not a friend." It was the mean girl who stole her lunch money, bitch-slapped her in the ladies' room, and cut the hair off her Barbie. Like most women, Valerie spent most of her conscious life on a diet, thinking about a diet, ...
Number of pages: 243 | Publication Date: 2009-10-13 | ISBN-13: 9780312373931

Superheroines and the Epic JourneySuperheroines and the Epic Journey
by Valerie Estelle Frankel, Foreword by Trina Robbins
The heroine's journey echoes throughout ancient legend. Each young woman combats her dark side and emerges stronger. This quest is also a staple of American comic books. Wonder Woman with semi-divine powers gives us a new female-centered creation story. Batgirl, Batwoman and Black Widow discover their enemy is the dark mother or shadow twin, with t ...
Number of pages: 296 | Publication Date: 2017-03-17 | ISBN-13: 9781476668789

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

Winning the Game of ThronesWinning the Game of Thrones
Valerie Estelle Frankel
This book explores characters’ agendas, from Sansa’s secret schemes to Arya’s ultimate goal. What is Cersei’s true fear? What do trout or golden roses symbolize? Is the show a feminist success or a male playground? This book answers all these and more, revealing the enigmas and surprises hidden deep within the series. Martin’s interviews, ...
Number of pages: 202 | Publication Date: 2013-05-12 | ISBN-13: 9780615817446

How Game of Thrones Will EndHow Game of Thrones Will End
Valerie Estelle Frankel
As many know, Game of Thrones takes its story from many influences: the War of the Roses, Catherine de Medici, Norse and Celtic myth as well as medieval ballads. Modern readers find parallels with politics, the corporate world, and conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan. Will the story end like Lord of the Rings or completely invert it? How about King Ar ...
Number of pages: 252 | Publication Date: 2016-02-25 | ISBN-13: 9781523902231

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