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#lonelyheartsclub: a review in tweets

The Lonely Hearts Club, a new NA novel from Brenda Janowitz, really kicks into gear when the main character, Jo, blogs about how love is a total sham. Her boyfriend has just broken up with her after she’s loaned him money and let him live in her dad’s loft for free. (Truth: she’s living there for […]

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June 1, 2014 - 5:16 am

Judith - I already told you this, but I really love this format! It’s so unique and fun. Besides the fact that the concept sounds really great, I love that this book has realistic family dynamics. Also, a NA that does NOT just focus on sex? WANT! I really, really want to read this book now. Lovely review, E! (Don’t drink and blog is a great tip, haha.)

May 20, 2014 - 1:44 pm

CeCe - I loved the format of this post! Sounds like there is a lot of good stuff going on in this book.

May 19, 2014 - 11:56 am

Alexa S. - What a great way to review this book, E! All the things you pointed out in each “tweet” are really straight to point (as it should be since we only have 140 characters), and they all captured my interest right away. Excellent job!

May 19, 2014 - 5:40 am

Holly - This is such a fun and unique way to review a book! Love it! 🙂

May 18, 2014 - 9:01 am

Shelve It: Oh Hello + Books, Estelle - […] The Lonely Hearts Club by Brenda Janowitz (my first review in tweets) Estelle writes about Cricket from Nantucket Blue + Nantucket Red Magan reviews Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson Befriended with Corey Ann Haydu + her BFF (plus friendship in YA) Estelle reviews Broken Hearts, Fences… by Katie Finn […]

May 17, 2014 - 8:24 am

Amy @ bookgoonie - Considering me wanting to buy it.

May 16, 2014 - 5:53 pm

Lucy - Love your tweetastic review. This premise sounds so fun- thanks for putting it on my radar! Music + NYC + family + love + blogging = sold! Drunk blogging on the other hand I try to avoid 🙂

Estelle: Recipe for a Happy Life by Brenda Janowitz

Recipe for a Happy Life by Brenda Janowitz ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: July 2, 2013 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Pages: 336 Target audience: adult Keywords: summer in the Hamptons, mothers/daughters, moving forward Format read: ARC eBook provided by author. (Thank you!) Summary: After a mini-disaster, Hannah, a lawyer in NYC, escapes to […]

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May 16, 2014 - 9:00 am

#lonelyheartsclub by Brenda Janowitz: a review in tweets - […] Also check out: Recipe for a Happy Life by Brenda Janowitz […]

January 29, 2014 - 11:19 am

Leah - Oh, this sounds LOVELY!! This is going straight to my To Read list. I have to admit I’m a little disappointed food wasn’t involved though 🙂

January 28, 2014 - 3:38 pm

Meg - Sounds so good! I feel like I read a book by Janowitz many moons ago — the name rings a bell — but now I can’t remember. Off to investigate!

January 27, 2014 - 11:49 pm

Wendy @ Book Scents - Definitely adding this to read! It sounds really good! Never heard of it before but you make me want to read it! stupid book buying ban… will look for it on my next library trip!

January 27, 2014 - 7:48 pm

Alexa S. - You’ve seriously got to stop doing this to me, E. Every time you write about a book (especially adult fiction), you convince me that it warrants at least a try! (Obviously, this went straight onto my list of books to check out). But seriously, Recipe for a Happy Life sounds pretty darn good!

January 27, 2014 - 4:29 pm

alice-jane - This book sounds wonderful and offers a great escape from the freezing cold weather that I’m experiencing right now! (-21C). I’m happy that the unfortunate news in the book is balanced out since I’m wary of characters with a lot of unfortunate happenings. Also, it’s good to know that the things that happened in the book, despite how bad they may have seemed allowed Hannah to grow.

January 27, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Maggie @ Just a Couple More Pages - Ok, you sold me. I probably would never have picked this one up based on the cover, but it sounds really good!

January 27, 2014 - 12:21 pm

Quinn @ Quinn's Book Nook - I love it when I discover a new author that I love. Also, I am a big fan of reading books out of season. If it’s freezing cold winter, I love books set during the hottest months of Summer. And if I’m sweating buckets, bring on the winter books.

January 27, 2014 - 9:40 am

Kimi @ Geeky Chiquitas - Oohhh I love summer books! This sounds like such a cute read, I’m glad you enjoyed it! Great review 🙂

-Kimi at Geeky Chiquitas

January 27, 2014 - 9:38 am

Jessica - Oooh- Putting this on my TO READ list!!!