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Susie Orman Schnall


Susie Orman Schnall

Susie Orman Schnall grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. Her writing has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Huffington Post, POPSUGAR, Writer’s Digest and Glamour. She is also the author of the award-winning novels ON GRACE and THE BALANCE PROJECT. Susie has spoken extensively on work-life balance and is the founder of The Balance Project interview series. She lives in Purchase, NY, with her husband and their three sons.

Susie Orman Schnall

Books by Susie Orman Schnall

by Susie Orman Schnall - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction

WE CAME HERE TO SHINE is set at the iconic 1939 New York World’s Fair. Gorgeous Vivi is the star of the Aquacade synchronized swimming spectacular, and plucky Max is a journalist for the fair’s daily paper. Both are striving to make their way in a world where men try to control their actions and where secrets are closely kept. But when Vivi and Max become friends and their personal and professional prospects are put in jeopardy, they team up to help each other succeed and to realize their dreams during the most meaningful summer of their lives.

by Susie Orman Schnall - Fiction, Women's Fiction

In 1949, Charlotte is swept into the glamorous world of the Miss Subways beauty contest. But when a fellow participant does something unforgivable, Charlotte must make a heart-wrenching decision that will change the lives of those around her forever. Nearly 70 years later, outspoken advertising executive Olivia is pitching the NYC subways account in a last-ditch effort to save her job at an advertising agency. Her urgent search for the winning strategy leads her to the historic Miss Subways campaign. As the pitch date closes in on her, Olivia finds herself dealing with a broken heart, an unlikely new love interest, and an unexpected personal connection to Miss Subways that could save her job --- and her future.