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Hemispheres magazine calls Love All “a sexy summer beach read” in their August issue.

 

“High summer just became a whole lot more intriguing, thanks to the first of many (hopefully) Wright novels. Bring on the hanky-panky please.”—Edge magazine, August 2013

 

Callie talks to the Los Angeles Review of Books “about beach reads, suburban fiction, the Baseball Hall of Fame, and writing a novel with a 9-to-5 job.”—Los Angeles Review of Books, July 23, 2013

 

“Callie Wright’s charming novel provides another thoroughly observed take on the dissolution of love…. A promising and tender debut.”—San Francisco ChronicleJuly 21, 2013

 

“For author Callie Wright, Cooperstown is the place that will always feel like home — even though, when she first arrived in the village more than 20 years ago, it was just the opposite.”—Cooperstown Crier, July 18, 2013

 

“I loved this book, from start to finish. Told from the perspective of each family member, the drive comes from the emotion flooding each chapter and storyline. For me, the most successful character and plot line was Julia; Wright’s writing style and dialog wrapped tightly around the 15-year-old’s story and soared with it.”—Spencer Daily Reporter, July 12, 2013

 

Vanityfair.com interviews Callie. “Ahead of Love All’s release, we spoke with Wright…about her first encounter with The Sex Cure, whether she’s bracing for her own backlash, and the majestic stage of a high-stakes tennis match.”—Vanityfair.com

 

An interview with Callie’s local paper, The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. July 9, 2013

 

Callie talks to Brightest Young Things about the excitement of publication day. July 9, 2013

 

The New York Post calls Love All “required reading” for summer. New York Post July 2013

 

“If what readers are ultimately looking for is to be moved, to recognize the basic humanity in another person–fictional or not–then this is a novel you will read and re-read and never ever risk lending out.”—Mary Beth Keane, author of Fever, Shelfari July 2013

 

New York magazine names Love All a book to beach-read this summer… a “Watercooler Wonder.”Vulture, New York magazine July 2013

 

“Anyone who has been part of a tight-knit community will get lost in this thoughtful, engrossing story….With Love All, Callie Wright deftly brings to life a family dealing with their secrets being discovered, while wisely not giving any easy answers.”—Quest Magazine July 2013

 

“Wright is a sure-handed writer who’s at her strongest when describing the vicissitudes of marriage, which she does with great heart and originality….”—selected for Oprah’s 2013 Summer Reading List. O, The Oprah Magazine June 2013

 

Examiner.com names Love All a “Top Ten 2013 Summer Beach Read.”

 

“Callie Wright’s fetching debut novel, Love All, [connects] generations of [the Obermeyer] family to fallout from the real-life brouhaha that followed the 1962 publication of a notorious book, The Sex Cure, that scandalized quaint Cooperstown, New York.”—Elle July 2013

 

“You’ll pass this book on to all of your girlfriends. Its storyline will launch any kind of gossip session or book club discussion….”—Marie Claire July 2013

 

“The problem with most first novels is that they read like first novels. Callie Wright’s debut, Love All, reads like the work of a writer in mid-career… [Wright] has a feel for life among the small-town gentry reminiscent of Updike…”—Vanity Fair July 2013

 

“In this winning first novel, three generations of a Cooperstown, New York, clan find their lives upended by a long-buried copy of The Sex Cure….”—AARP The Magazine June/July 2013

 

“A family death brings together three generations under one roof in upstate New York, which can mean only one thing: dysfunction. And admittedly, we live for that.”— An “un-put-down-able beach read,” Glamour July 2013

 

“Fifteen-year-old Julia is a standout character–she’s spirited, sensitive…and totally in love with her male best friend!”—A “must read book of the summer,” People Stylewatch June 2013

 

“A touching character-driven tale…the prose is effortless, and the characters are accessible and genuine, making this a promising debut.”—Publishers Weekly April 1, 2013