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Susie Orman Schnall


Susie Orman Schnall

Susie Orman Schnall is the author of three novels: Her thought-provoking debut, ON GRACE (2014, SparkPress), is about turning 40. THE BALANCE PROJECT (2015, SparkPress), is about work-life balance and was inspired by The Balance Project interview series she started in 2014. And THE SUBWAY GIRLS (2018, St. Martin’s Press), is historical fiction about the fascinating Miss Subways advertising program.

Susie’s writing has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Huffington Post, POPSUGAR, Writer’s Digest and Glamour. She is also a frequent speaker at women’s groups, corporations, and book clubs about her novels and work-life balance.

Susie grew up in Los Angeles, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, and now lives just outside of New York City with her husband and their three sons who play ball in the house.

Susie Orman Schnall

Books by Susie Orman Schnall

by Susie Orman Schnall - Fiction, Women's Fiction

In 1949, Charlotte is swept into the glamorous world of the Miss Subways beauty contest. But when a fellow participant does something unforgivable, Charlotte must make a heart-wrenching decision that will change the lives of those around her forever. Nearly 70 years later, outspoken advertising executive Olivia is pitching the NYC subways account in a last-ditch effort to save her job at an advertising agency. Her urgent search for the winning strategy leads her to the historic Miss Subways campaign. As the pitch date closes in on her, Olivia finds herself dealing with a broken heart, an unlikely new love interest, and an unexpected personal connection to Miss Subways that could save her job --- and her future.