EBOOK / KINDLE (The Editor) by Steven Rowley


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    READ The Editor Steven Rowley Å 1 SUMMARY EBOOK / KINDLE (The Editor) by Steven Rowley 45 starsSteven Rowley's The Editor really hit the spot for me It was utterly charming it had so much heart and it dealt with some of my favorite subjects—family dysfunction struggles with self confidence writing secrets and the relationships that crop up in the most unlikely of placesJames Smale has always dreamed of be

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    READ Ê LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK Å Steven Rowley Steven Rowley Å 1 SUMMARY EBOOK / KINDLE (The Editor) by Steven Rowley I actually suealed when I first read the synopsis for this one I thought it was such a clever idea for a historical fiction book and I was really impressed with the author's ability to think a little outside the box Instead of having a story re

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    READ The Editor Steven Rowley Å 1 SUMMARY EBOOK / KINDLE (The Editor) by Steven Rowley How would you react if you show up at a meeting with a publisher and find out to your surprise that the editor is none other than Jackie Kennedy Onassis? This is the situation James Smale finds himself in when the book opens It seems Jackie has fallen in love with his autobiographical novel based on his dysfun

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    EBOOK / KINDLE (The Editor) by Steven Rowley READ Ê LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK Å Steven Rowley READ The Editor Unpublished author James Smale is star struck Who wouldn’t be? When he finally secures a book deal his editor is none other than Mrs Jackie Onassis However there is one major snag Mrs Onassis is less than thrilled with the ending which she ur

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    READ The Editor Steven Rowley Å 1 SUMMARY EBOOK / KINDLE (The Editor) by Steven Rowley I loved the audacity of Steven Rowley He actually uses Jacueline Kennedy Onassis as one of his main characters Not someone modeled after her but her And within the first few pages as James says that his mother doesn’t want to be written about he has her say “Well your mother’s in good company there” I truly enjoyed Rowley’s writing “And just like that I’ve completed the slow climb to the top of the roller coaster

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    EBOOK / KINDLE (The Editor) by Steven Rowley READ Ê LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK Å Steven Rowley OMG and I’m not a fan of that phrase but I’m listening to the audio and it is brilliant Michael Urie fits as tight as “James Smale’s glove” as his character and narrator Out today Run to the bookstore or your computer to order Read and or listenJames Smale has wanted to write books since he first jammed out a neighborhood

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    EBOOK / KINDLE (The Editor) by Steven Rowley THE EDITOR is written by the same author that wrote LILY AND THE OCTOPUS which is a book I lovedImagine that after pouring your heart into writing a book a publishing house in NY calls you to have your work polished by an editor and that editor is no other than Jackie Kennedy Onassis  I'd be so excited I'd pass away on the spotThe novel follows the relationship between Jackie the editor and James the writer a

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    EBOOK / KINDLE (The Editor) by Steven Rowley I had high hopes and high expectations for this book I loved the premise of the book and was interested to see how the author would portray Jackie Kennedy Onassis in her elusive later years and role as an editor coming full circle from her pre JFK days as a writer I thought the author did a really good job of imagining her life in this role I was hooked from the beginning of the book and originally thought it would be an all night couldn

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    EBOOK / KINDLE (The Editor) by Steven Rowley There are some books that start up out of the gate as gang busters and make you think that this book is one for you That is how this book began for me When I got to the fifty percent point I started to think oh no this book is sliding downhill but hoped that it would once again be the five star read it was in the beginning Unfortunately tha

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    EBOOK / KINDLE (The Editor) by Steven Rowley James Smale has finished writing his first novel “uarantine” and an editor at Doubleday is interested in publishing it Until he arrives for his first meeting about the book he doesn’t know that the editor is Jacueline Kennedy Onassis James never stops being awed by her aura history and celebrity uarantine is about mothers and

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READ Ê LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK Å Steven Rowley SUMMARY ☆ The Editor Nnedy Onassis Jackie or Mrs Onassis as she's known in the office has fallen in love with James's candidly autobiographical novel one that exposes his own dysfunctional family But when the book's forthcoming publication threatens to unravel already fragile relationships both within his family and with his partner James finds that he can't brin. OMG and I m not a fan of that phrase but I m listening to the audio and it is brilliant Michael Urie fits as tight as James Smale s glove as his character and narrator Out today Run to the bookstore or your computer to order Read and or listenJames Smale has wanted to write books since he first jammed out a neighborhood newsletter on his mother s old typewriter when he was nine years old That typewriter was beautiful even he knew that at his young age It was a Swiss Hermes typewriter robin s egg blue a thing of beauty to me He was talking non stop nervously as he followed a young well dressed woman down one hallway after another mistaking her for his new editor You ll be meeting someone else I setup the meeting with this editor As she leaves the conference room another woman slips in I look up and mumble It s it s you Jacueline yes I m the editor who liked your book I stare you re Jacueline Kennedy Onassis I can t believe you read my book I read it twice actually As you read this section of the book you feel exactly as James must feel as if you re in a fantasy a dream like state You cannot believe you re talking to and looking at THE Jackie Kennedy Let me state here and now for me she is and will only ever be Jackie Kennedy No other names need apply added or otherwise regardless of their legality Time stopped in 1963 for all Americans who were alive and witnessed the Kennedy couple and don t even try to bring politics into this conversation Okay James is as enad as you would expect him to be suddenly discovering that ok fine Mrs Onassis will be his editor for his first bookSteven Rowley is a talented and clever writer so he this a serious novel about James book his life and events surrounding both However Steven likes to pepper his writing with smart gems of wit tossed here and there as he did with Lily and The Octopus and I adore him for this talent I try to smell myself to see if there is some trace of Jackie s perfume or better yet some faint whiff of American decorative arts from her White House restoration leather or oils or fine upholstery It occurs to me they think I m crazy a man in a corner with a stunned expression smelling himself for any trace of 1962 The journey through this book is both marvelous and heartbreaking James gets to know Jackie well as a friend and their editor author relationship develops Jackie is so intelligent and wise and James is a willing pupil He does succeed with his published book but that s not a spoiler it s how he gets there with the healed relationship with his mother his family and his partner that is the real story Don t miss one of our time s most talented author s second book Highly recommendedThank you Edelweiss GP Putnam and Steven Rowley So many hilarious uotes I wanted to add from the smart and witty mind of Steven RowleyNote It s not all just Jackie worship this is a great story in itself The sidebar just happens to be Jackie O is his editor Btw my opinion only Michael Urie your voice is spot on but Jackie s voice shouldn t be lower than your s Her s was breathy but feminine almost a whisper

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READ Ê LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK Å Steven Rowley SUMMARY ☆ The Editor G himself to finish the manuscript Jackie and James develop an unexpected friendship and she pushes him to write an authentic ending encouraging him to head home to confront the truth about his relationship with his mother Then a long held family secret is revealed and he realizes his editor may have had a larger plan that goes beyond the pag. There are some books that start up out of the gate as gang busters and make you think that this book is one for you That is how this book began for me When I got to the fifty percent point I started to think oh no this book is sliding downhill but hoped that it would once again be the five star read it was in the beginning Unfortunately that didn t occur and as I continued to read I became and disappointedThe premise of a new author s book being edited by the indomitable Jacueline Kennedy Onasis was a draw into the story though of course not the main idea James Smale the author is a man who is initially elated and develops a relationship with Mrs Onassis Then however as we learn about James and his tenuous relationship to his mother and his doubts about his unsuspecting boyfriend I began to see a flawed character It s not that I don t like flawed characters in my books but James seemed to me to be a whiny pouting character True he faced a revelation that was awful but he fed into his desperation He seemed to wallow in sorrow and he became a character I could not help but dislike Perhaps that is the reason why I found this book to be boring as James continued to be that woe is me person as the story continuedI know there are many of my book friends who found this story to be ever so worthwhile so please do take look at their reviews when deciding if this story is for you For me it was not worth my time and effort and the disappointment I felt seemed to increase with every pageJan and I tried to read this story together but it was a book we both felt was not for us

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READ Ê LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK Å Steven Rowley SUMMARY ☆ The Editor From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus comes a novel about a struggling writer who gets his big break with a little help from the most famous woman in AmericaAfter years of trying to make it as a writer in 1990s New York City James Smale finally sells his novel to an editor at a major publishing house none other than Jacueline Ke. 45 starsSteven Rowley s The Editor really hit the spot for me It was utterly charming it had so much heart and it dealt with some of my favorite subjects family dysfunction struggles with self confidence writing secrets and the relationships that crop up in the most unlikely of placesJames Smale has always dreamed of being a writer After having his first few short stories published he imagined the path to literary success would be easy But writing a novel never seemed to come easy and although he hoped inspiration would hit he wondered if he was destined to be one of those people whose early promise fizzled out Living in New York City in the early 1990s it seemed as if he was suited to random temp jobs than wearing the mantle of a writerThen he decided to write about what he knew better than anything his relationship with his mother an enigmatic woman whom James believed blamed him for the end of her marriage since she had to essentially choose between him and his father He is thrilled when he finds out that a major publisher is interested in publishing his novelAnd then he meets the editor who fell in love with his book Jacueline Kennedy Onassis Jackie or Mrs Onassis as she is known in the office loves the complexity of the relationships in James novel and she identifies with the main character since she too is a fiercely protective mother James is utterly blown away that this infamous woman whose family was always a fascination for his mother has taken an interest in his writing and believes this novel is worth being seen by the worldBut Jackie believes James hasn t dug as deeply into his characters and their story as she thinks he can and she pushes him to do so Little by little their working relationship develops into a friendship of sorts even as he wonders if someone as complex as Jackie can truly be known by someone like himThe reality of the book is causing serious ripples in his relationship with his mother as well as his relationship with his partner Daniel He isn t sure if he can finish it and then a secret is revealed which makes him wonder if he s telling the right story at all As everything spirals out of control James needs to figure out the truth about his relationship with his mother and needs to decide what he wants from his relationship with Daniel but than that he doesn t want to disappoint JackieI thought this was a beautifully written book brimming with poignancy and complexity James was complex and utterly appealing even when he was doing things that made him unsympathetic and I couldn t get enough of his story But Rowley s treatment of Jackie Onassis meshing the familiar tropes with fascinating depth I loved the relationship Rowley created between James and JackieI m struck with profound gratitude that our paths have magically crossed for this brief moment of existence she is I see now the only logical editor this book could have had My book my valiant uest to understand my own Arthurian legend with Igraine at the heart to define my own Camelot in the tender hands of Guinevere herself My eyes well with tears even though knights are not supposed to cryThis was a uick immensely enjoyable read and I ll think about this book for a whileSee all of my reviews at itseithersadnessoreuphoriablogspotcomCheck out my list of the best books I read in 2018 at You can follow me on Instagram at

  • Kindle Edition
  • 320
  • The Editor
  • Steven Rowley
  • English
  • 14 October 2018
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