MEMOIR MEETS THRILLER: Set against a 1969 psychedelic love-in backdrop, The Girl From Long Guyland is shared through the eyes of Laila Levin when decades later, an unsolved murder pulls her reluctantly into her past. A dramatic collision of then and now entwining family, marriage, profession and ethics.
"While effective as a page turner, the novel also tells a timeless, universal tale of a woman't journey toward self-acceptance. An exciting tale of past crimes and dangerous friendships."
★★★★★"I love a mystery and I love stories about the late 60s, and this book has both! Really fun read." —Barbara Gaines, Executive Producer of the Late Show with David Letterman.
★★★★★ "It's one of those books that takes two different time periods in a women's life and weaves them together gradually in a very clever way. . .. Great mystery and suspense. —Les Goodstein, Formmer President and COO of the New York Daily News.
★★★★★ “GONE GIRL in the sixties.” Amazon Reviewer
A tender tale of coming-of-age meets baseball heroes. Who wouldn't want to be in that kid's cleats when two of sports' greatest legends move in next door? What all three M&M Boys have in common is a good lesson in how to play the game of life, on and off the field.
"A troubled kid learns valuable lessons about love, honor, and friendship during the home-run race of 1961. . . .Like the best of the genre, there's a baseball-as-metaphor-for-life theme to which few readers will be immune." —Kirkus Reviews
★★★★★ Author Lara Reznik hits it out of the park winer ode to baseball, growing up, and the game of life. You don't need to love the game to enjoy this yarn, as Reznik makes it an enjoyable run around the bases for all." — Joanna DelBuono, Brooklyn Daily
★★★★★ I very much enjoyed this book. finding myself looking u baseball stats from Hank Greenberg to Barry Bonds, and believe me, I'd never done that before." —Barbara Gaines, Executive Producer of the Late Show with David Letterman.
A Jewish sociologist from Manhattan takes a romantic gamble and follows her fiancé, a handsome Latino doctor, to rural New Mexico where their love is tested by his surly mama, a gorgeous ex-girlfriend, a Son of Sam copycat, and cultural differences.
"Reznik stays true to her theme of overcoming cultural differences. Overall, the story is well-paced, with scenes of excitement and danger.” --Kirkus Reviews
★★★★★ Author Lara Reznik has written a fascinating and engaging fictional work in Bagels & Salsa. A very entertaining read! —Deborah Lloyd, Reader’s Favorite
★★★★★ Bagels & Salsa is a good, fascinating story of the mix of cultures. . . . Therein lies the basis for this excellent book."
—Patricia Day, Readers’ Favorite