Thelma Adams
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Thelma Adams

Thelma Adams is the author of the best selling historical novel, The Last Woman Standing and Playdate, which Oprah magazine described as "a witty debut novel." In addition to her fiction work, Adams is a prominent American film critic and an outspoken voice in the Hollywood community. She has been the in-house film critic for Us Weekly and The New York Post, and has written essays, celebrity profiles and reviews for Yahoo! Movies,The New York Times, O: The Oprah Magazine, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Parade, Marie Claire and The Huffington Post. Adams studied history at the University of California, Berkeley, where she was valedictorian, and received her MFA from Columbia University. She lives in upstate New York with her family.

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Best Sellers

    • The Last Woman Standing

    • A Novel
    • By: Thelma Adams
    • Narrated by: Emily Foster
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 633
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 530
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 532

    Two decades after the Civil War, Josephine Marcus, the teenage daughter of Jewish immigrants, is lured west with the promise of marriage to Johnny Behan, one of Arizona's famous lawmen....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great story

    • By Mizz Abi on 07-21-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Bittersweet Brooklyn

    • A Novel
    • By: Thelma Adams
    • Narrated by: Meredith Starkman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    After midnight, Thelma Lorber enters her brother Abie’s hangout under the Williamsburg Bridge, finding Jewish mobster Louis “Pretty” Amberg in a puddle of blood on the kitchen floor. She could flee. Instead, she remains beside the brother who has protected her since childhood....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Whiney, depressing, dull

    • By Kindle Customer on 05-13-19

    Regular price: $14.99

    • Playdate

    • By: Adams Thelma
    • Narrated by: Huber Hillary
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 4

    Lance is a former weatherman, now a buff yogi and stay-at-home dad. Belle is his precocious and quick-witted daughter. Darlene is a classic Type A work-a-holic....

    Regular price: $24.49

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