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"Books we love about love" --More magazine
"Cozy, seductive narratives [that] illustrate how NYC's adrenaline-spiking public spaces help steer potential lovers together" --Kirkus Reviews
"Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to meet one’s soul mate in the Big Apple, as these tales of real couples...attest." – Vogue
A "Great Read" -- People
"Charming true stories" -- St. Petersburg Times
"Quirky true tales about city landmarks and chance encounters" - New York Magazine
"New York has been described as a city of 8 million lonely people.
Don’t believe it. ... The stories touch the heart. They are poignant, compelling, absorbing, romantic, and just flat-out sweet. Reading them, even hardened cynics will feel the urge to hug someone." - Providence Journal
"Love among the landmarks" – New York Daily News
"What to Read in 2011: New Titles Bound to Make a Splash" --Christian Science Monitor
Ask anyone from Woody Allen to Carrie Bradshaw: there's no love story quite like a New York City love story. In Heart of the City, Ariel Sabar tells nine true - and very moving - stories of people who met in the Big Apple.
--Town & Country
If you've ever felt romantic upon seeing the Chrysler Building at dusk or excited...by the rush [of] Times Square, you're not alone. [Sabar reports] on the science of attraction in man-made environments [and] offers true stories as evidence. --Elle
"Thoroughly engaging...A sparkling love letter to the city." --BookPage
"Charming, uplifting tales of romance" – Library Journal