Lipman, Elinor

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Good Riddance

A treat for Lipman followers, this romantic comedy/caper will divert anyone seeking clever but warmhearted fiction (e.g., Cathleen Schine), as well as fans of classic screwball comedies. Ideal for public libraries. ["Funny, warm, sharp, smart, and full of love for family, no matter how flawed": LJ 12/18 review of the Houghton Harcourt hc.]
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Good Riddance

Fans of Lipman will cheer for a new novel in her signature style: funny, warm, sharp, smart, and full of love for family, no matter how flawed. [See Prepub Alert, 8/27/18.]
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On Turpentine Lane

A great addition to libraries that will appeal to longtime Lipman fans and attract many new ones. ["For someone nearing 40, Faith has her immature moments… But she is also gutsy in the clutch, and readers will be more than satisfied with Lipman's drive down this lane": LJ 11/1/16 review of the Houghton Harcourt hc.]
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On Turpentine Lane

For someone nearing 40, Faith has her immature moments, especially when interacting with her family. But she is also gutsy in the clutch, and readers will be more than satisfied with Lipman's (The View from Penthouse B) drive down this lane. [See Prepub Alert, 8/22/16.]
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The View from Penthouse B.

Lipman (Then She Found Me; The Inn at Lake Devine) hits her stride again. Middle-age love, family dynamics, and friendship makes her latest jarringly funny, touching, and vividly amusing.
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I Can't Complain: (All Too) Personal Essays

This is a crash course for aspiring authors (in the section "On Writing," among others) and a charming read for those who enjoy the essays and literary nonfiction of Nora Ephron or Anna Quindlen.

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