Praise For Another Side of Paradise

People Magazine Pick (view)

“A new book you won’t want to miss.”
USA Today (read full review)

“Dishy with a side of wry… this golden age Hollywood novels…chronicles the turbulent love affair between F. Scott Fitzgerald and the powerful gossip columnist Sheilah Graham… Beneath the fizzy glamour lies the yearning for genuine connection.”
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“A sparkling tale.”
—Anne Margaret Daniel, Newsday (read full review)

“An absolute page-turner.”
—BookTrib (read full review)

“The story of Sheilah and Scott’s instant chemistry and their on-again, off-again, but always intense liaison is told with taste and sympathy . . . A stylish reiteration.”
Kirkus (read full review)

“Koslow deftly re-creates Sheilah Graham’s love affair with the brilliantly troubled F. Scott Fitzgerald.”
—Summer’s Best Books, Family Circle (read full review)

“Koslow draws on primary sources to lend authenticity to this romantic yet disturbingly rough relationship in a novel that will attract high interest with its iconic subjects.”

“I pretty much burned through the page, coming to admire her (Sheilah Graham)….and Fitzgerald is….a much more human character than the one I thought I knew.”
—Jesse Kornbluth, Headbutler (read full review)

“Sally Koslow is clever, and she brings forth an alternately soapy, heartbreaking and pointedly observed story.”
—Lisa Fernandes, All About Romance (read full review)

“A heart wrenching and beautiful story of true love and selfless sacrifice that shows another side of one of America’s most beloved writers.”
NY Journal of Books (read full review)

“Koslow (The Widow Waltz) takes on the tumultuous affair of ambitious Hollywood gossip columnist Sheilah Graham and literary lion F. Scott Fitzgerald.  A feel-good version of the Graham-Fitzgerald romance . . . it’s an intoxicating one.”
Publishers Weekly (read full review)

“Sally Koslow’s novel about the romance between legendary gossip columnist Sheilah Graham and F. Scott Fitzgerald is addictive reading. . . you’ll be surprised by the nuance and new details that Another Side of Paradise brings to light.”
—Meryl Gordon, New York Times bestselling author of Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend

“A stunning, utterly captivating read. Another Side of Paradise delivers an unforgettable portrait of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Sheilah Graham, a remarkable couple steeped in all the glamour, romance, and intrigue of old Hollywood. Their wild ride of a love affair is one for the ages!”
—Kathleen Grissom, New York Times bestselling author of The Kitchen House and Glory Over Everything

“Isn’t a beautifully written page-turner the ideal read? Well, here it is.  I am full of admiration and gratitude for this wonderful novel. Brava, Sally Koslow. I didn’t want your fascinating and tender book to end.”
—Elinor Lipman, New York Times best-selling author of On Turpentine Lane and The Inn at Lake Devine

“In Another Side of Paradise, Sally Koslow gives us an intimate portrait of a tumultuous love affair that defies tragedy.  You will not want to put it down.”
—David Gillham, New York Times bestselling author of City of Women

“This intimate nothing-held-back work is a pleasure from the first lines to the last and will linger with many a reader.”
—Historical Novel Society  (read full review)

“Koslow has woven . . . a remarkable story of love, loss and the cost of  creativity. It is an impressive accomplishment.”
—Lorraine Shanley, Bookreporter

“Sally Koslow deserves her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.”
—Melissa Firman, Reflection (read full review)

“The writing was exceptional. I felt I really knew these characters.”
—Camille Di Maio, author of The Way of Beauty

“Rich in historical details, celebrity dish and old-fashioned human drama.”
Good Housekeeping

“Koslow’s writing is, in a word, masterful. The voice throughout Another Side of Paradise is pitch perfect, the dialogue unerringly true.”
—Helene Bludman Cohen, Books is Wonderful (read full review)

“A page-turning work of fiction.”
—The National Book Review (read full review)

“I did not want this book to end.”
—Suzanne Leopold (read full review)

“I loved everything about Another Side of Paradise . . . I felt addicted to this story, and couldn’t put the book down.”
—Linda Zewack, Linda’s Book Obsession (read full review)

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