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Sloane Tanen

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Author of nine books including Bitter With Baggage Seeks Same--being re-released by Bloomsbury January, 2019. New novel There's A Word For That, coming from Little, Brown on April, 2019

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There's a Word for That

3.70 avg rating — 1,241 ratings — published 2019 — 11 editions
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Are You Going to Kiss Me Now?

3.15 avg rating — 633 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Bitter with Baggage Seeks S...

4.31 avg rating — 543 ratings — published 2003 — 5 editions
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Appetite for Detention

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Going for the Bronze: Still...

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Coco All Year Round

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There's a Word for That by Sloane Tanen
"4.5 ⭐️

This was such a cute story! I laughed out loud at certain parts and found myself getting attached to certain characters while hating other ones. The author did a wonderful job alternating between the main characters and weaving the story of how" Read more of this review »
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"I LOVED this book. I got to read it in galley form and have been waiting for it to come out so I could sing it's praises. It's funny and tender, wonderfully written but also a page turner. I loved the mixed up, emotionally complicated characters and " Read more of this review »
There's a Word for That by Sloane Tanen
"There’s A Word For That captured the honesty and humor of family dysfunction in a fun, quick read. The main characters; a former child television star, her famous director father, and a successful novelist, were equal parts endearing and exasperating" Read more of this review »
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"I love Sloane Tanen's "Bitter with Baggage" and "Coco" books, as well as her other novel for teens so it is no surprise that I loved this one too. What was a surprise is how much I loved each character. I truly felt that I got to know the alternative" Read more of this review »
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“Worrying is like praying for something bad to happen.”
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“Monkeys are dangerous animals. Don't be fooled by the cute exterior," Eve said like she was imparting some sage wisdom.
"Look," I explained, "I'm sure those monkeys were just mad about something like being trapped in a cage or being forced to wear velvet vests and dance to accordion music.”
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“He was on a wildly successful TV show on Disney for two years (playing a singing possum), before hitting the big screen, playing everything from Captain Marvel, to a schizophrenic, to Alexander the Great, to a college kid with a crystal meth addiction. I don't know if he's a great actor, but he's great looking, so who cares.”
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