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"A sharply drawn debut about a tart-tongued Gen-Xer trying to make it in Manhattan. May remind you of HBO’s Girls."
"Thoroughly entertaining and surprisingly thought-provoking . . . Readers will start it on the beach under an umbrella, finding themselves laughing loudly at the narrator’s clever split-second comebacks, and keep coming back to see the drama unfold. . . A perfect summer book."
"A crackling debut [with]…surprising emotional heft."
"Witty, assured, and surprising. . . A hilarious roller coaster of a ride."
"Satisfying and unexpected. . . Readers will root for this deeply flawed but ultimately appealing heroine."
"Claudia Silver is an utterly lovable heroine with a voice—and a journey—that had me hooked. It's a very funny book with a deeply compassionate heart. I rooted for Claudia, I felt for her, and I didn't want to say goodbye."
—Lauren Graham, author of Someday Someday Maybe
"Kathy Ebel is a writer of razor-sharp insight and uncommon wit, with an extraordinary ability to capture the textures of life—the language and sensibilities and fashions that define a place and time. Claudia Silver to the Rescue will transport you to New York City in the early 90s, and offers a richly detailed portrail of conflicted youth. This hugely enjoyable story manages to be funny, tense, and wise, all at once."
—Chris Pavone, author of The Expats
Out of all the books I've read this summer and recently, this one was my least favorite, if it even makes it to my favorite. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mom of One
I picked this up thinking it would be a "Bridget Jones" or "Such a Pretty Fat" type book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Charity A.
"Claudia Silver to the Rescue" by Kathy Ebel will not be rescuing you from this book. Reading this story was like riding in a car with tires low on air over a bumpy road... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Wilhelmina Zeitgeist
Claudia Silver has a strained relationship with her poor excuse for a mother and hasn't seen her sister in ages, she lives with her best friend and works a good job... Read morePublished 3 months ago by N. Glenn
terrible and boring book. read it for book club and had very little to actually discuss. waste of time.Published 3 months ago by OC Student
There was nothing entertaining about this story. I thought the characters lifeless, useless, poorly defined. The writing was OK, not especially bad, or especially good, either. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Texaswomyn
I had mixed feelings about "Claudia Silver to the Rescue". Claudia Silver, the lead character, is a bit shallow. Read morePublished 5 months ago by silhouette_of_enchantment
I still don't really know what this book is about. It is disjointed and the writing is choppy and forced. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jodi
Honestly, this is an odd book. There were times that I enjoyed the witty exchanges, but others where I just didn't know if I wanted to pick the book up again. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jennifer Miller