“Wise, laugh-aloud funny, and totally entertaining.”—Nancy Pearl
“The fluidity of Zeidner’s prose keeps us eagerly turning the pages....With the pleasing intensity of an action film and none of the boring car chases, Love Bomb is a witty, smart, and densely packed novel.”—The New York Times Book Review
“It’s Zeidner’s insight into---and keen sympathy for---human foibles that supplies Love Bomb’s biggest impact.”—Entertainment Weekly
“Reading Love Bomb is like viewing the world through special glasses that make your perception off-kilter, keener, more attuned to the tragicomedy that surrounds us, to the gonzo miracle of love’s outrageous resilience.”—Karen Russell, author of Swamplandia!
“Explosively funny.”—Vanity Fair
“It’s been a while since I’ve read a satire as deft and ambitious as Lisa Zeidner’s Love Bomb. It’s a wildly entertaining read.” —Richard Russo, author of That Old Cape Magic and Empire Falls
“Cry at weddings? No? You probably would once Lisa Zeidner’s badass avenging feminist showed up in her gas mask and took you hostage—at least once you got done clutching your gut from the hilarity. Reading Love Bomb is like viewing the world through special glasses that make your perception off-kilter, keener, more attuned to the tragicomedy that surrounds us, to the gonzo miracle of love’s outrageous resilience.” —Karen Russell, author of Swamplandia!
“If Jane Austen had lived to witness 9-11, Lisa Zeidner’s witty and terrifying comedy of romantic manners is what she would have written. It’s brilliant, funny, and scary.” —Rafael Yglesias, author of A Happy Marriage
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Lisa Zeidner, the author of Love Bomb, directs the MFA program in Creative Writing at Rutgers-Camden, where Jay McKeen is a student. Jay retired as Police Chief of Hamilton Township, NJ, after service as a detective and Detective Bureau Commander, Operations Commander, and member of Tactical Containment and Underwater Search and Rescue Teams.
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