Sheryl Sorrentino

Browsing Archive: August, 2013

Five Important Reasons to Read Stage Daughter Before the World Comes to an End

Posted by Sheryl Sorrentino on Friday, August 23, 2013,

I received a newsletter the other day containing advice on how to write blogs everyone will click on. Among the “tips” were such suggestions as offering bullet-point information in list format; making readers anxious with scare tactics; and drawing them in with negative, gloom-and-doom predictions.

So here goes. What follows are my five compelling reasons why you must pick up a copy of Stage Daughter today:

 1.   So you don’t become a victim of “Adolescent Meltdown”! Are you fa...

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And the Mountains Echoed

Posted by Sheryl Sorrentino on Monday, August 12, 2013,

And the Mountains EchoedAnd the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

First, a confession (in the interests of fairness and full disclosure): Khaled Hosseini has attained “untouchable” status in my view—so much so that, as my all-time favorite author, he can do no wrong. When an artist bestows upon me so much pleasure with his unbelievable gift, that shared connection engenders a sort of intimacy and expectancy. We begin to grow together.

Like Hosseini’s first two novels (The Kite Runne...
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Strip Clubs: Harmless, Well-Paying Women’s Work in an “Open Urinal”?

Posted by Sheryl Sorrentino on Saturday, August 3, 2013,

My fourth novel, Stage Daughter, is barely hot off the presses ( and I am already sniffing around for a fresh idea for my next story. I want to write something edgy and different—a story that pushes the envelope with emotion and controversy. But how do I top a twelve-year-old girl reconnecting her hapless, stressed-out single mom with her devout, unwitting married Muslim dad? I am toying with the idea of writing about a lonely male protagonist who works as a secur...

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Sheryl Sorrentino: Real Fiction for Real Women™

Sheryl Sorrentino is a practicing attorney by day who unexpectedly discovered her passion for writing after learning of a long-deceased half-brother in 2007. She is the author of five novels (Later With Myself: The Misadventures of Millie Moskowitz; An Unexpected Exile; The Floater; Stage Daughter and Stop & Frisk) with a sixth (Smarter Than That) slated for release Spring of 2017. She lives with her husband and teenage daughter in the San Francisco Bay Area. You can learn more about Sheryl Sorrentino by visiting her Facebook page at!/pages/Sheryl-Sorrentino/249323025094995. Follow Sheryl on Twitter at @SherylSorrentin.