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Camille Perri

Camille Perri is the books editor at large for Cosmopolitan magazine. Prior to joining Cosmopolitan, Perri served as an assistant editor at Esquire magazine, and earlier in her career, she was a ghostwriter of young adult novels and a reference librarian. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University and a Master of Library Science degree from Queens College. Perri wrote the first draft of The Assistants while working as the assistant to the editor in chief of Esquire.

Genres: Literary Fiction, General Fiction
   The Assistants (2016)
   When Katie Met Cassidy (2018)
Camille Perri recommends
Yours for the Taking (2023)
Gabrielle Korn
"A gripping page-turner about power and the consequences of inaction. Tender, wise, and achingly true-to-life, it is a haunting look at a possible future that feels entirely of the moment."
The Fortunes of Jaded Women (2022)
Carolyn Huynh
"Superstition, sibling rivalry, well-meaning mothers who meddle in the lives of their daughters--who then grow up to be well-meaning mothers who meddle in the lives of their daughters. The Fortunes of Jaded Women pulls off the magic trick of being a heartfelt, multi-generational epic as well as a fast-paced, hilarious romp. It is your good fortune to have this novel in your hands."
The Bartender's Cure (2022)
Wesley Straton
"Like a finely crafted cocktail, this novel's brilliance exists in its perfect balance of sweetness, sourness, saltiness, and strength. As much a love letter to the service industry as it is a coming-of-age story, Straton's rendering of Brooklyn bars and found families will leave you yearning for your favorite local. Shake this triumphant debut with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. No garnish necessary."

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