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Sylvia's Second Act

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Sylvia's Second Act by Hillary Yablon
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Mar 12, 2024 | ISBN 9780593827086 | 680 Minutes

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Praise for Sylvia’s Second Act:

“Yablon’s debut is mostly gentle screwball comedy, with a bit of gravitas. . . A little sex, a lotta laughs in the city.”
Kirkus

“[A] delightful debut. . . It’s impossible not to cheer for the strong heroine at the center of Yablon’s savvy story.”
Publishers Weekly

“A satisfying reminder that it’s never too late to start over.”
Booklist

“A first-rate novel of second chances that will have you laughing right from the start. Sylvia will show you that it’s never too late to reinvent yourself, especially if you have a good friend by your side and a cosmopolitan in hand.”
—Steven Rowley, New York Times bestselling author of The Celebrants

“Sixty-something Sylvia Fisher’s life needs a make-over. She’s sick of retirement life in Boca Raton AND her cheating husband. Novelist Hillary Yablon gives readers hungry for a midlife romance a fizzy, delicious story we didn’t know we needed. Take a bow, Sylvia, cause readers are gonna give this laugh-out-loud female buddy story made in Manhattan a standing ovation.”
—Mary Kay Andrews, New York Times bestselling author of The Homewreckers

“Sylvia’s story hit all of my favorite notes – laugh out loud funny, action packed and ultimately redemptive. It’s a love song to women of a certain age, and I’ll be humming it for years to come.”
—Annabel Monaghan, bestselling author of Nora Goes Off Script and Same Time Next Summer

“A gem! Every page of this book is a delight.”
—KJ Dell’Antonia, New York Times bestselling author of The Chicken Sisters

“I’m ready to audition real-life candidates for the Sylvia to my Evie (or the Evie to my Sylvia)… These two are living the dream and getting up to exactly the level of post-retirement fun I want to have one day. Pure delight!”
Mary Laura Philpott, bestselling author of Bomb Shelter: Love, Time, and Other Explosives

“This sexagenarian-in-the-city tale is brimming with warmth, energy and humour. Its irrepressible heroine implores you to never give up on friendship, never give up on love but most importantly never give up on yourself. Will put a twinkle in your eye and a spring in your step. Fabulous fun!”
—Veronica Henry, bestselling author of How to Find Love in a Bookshop

“This is the book that every woman deserves! A fun, fierce mature woman and her equally awesome best friend taking on the big city and pulling off glamorous weddings? Yes please. I am going to need an entire series about the adventures of Sylvia and Evie!”
Jesse Q. Sutanto, author of Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murder

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