Susan Olasky

Susan is a book reviewer, story coach, feature writer and editor for WORLD. She has authored eight historical novels for children and teaches twice a year at World Journalism Institute. Susan resides with her husband, Marvin, in Austin, Texas. Follow her on Twitter @susanolasky.

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Aretha Franklin, ‘Queen of Soul,’ has died

by Susan Olasky
Posted 8/16/18, 12:33 pm

The “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin, died Thursday from pancreatic cancer. She was 76.

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Novels and biography

by Susan Olasky
Posted 7/05/18, 11:04 am

Clock Dance 

Anne Tyler

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Crime stories

Books | Thrillers from here and abroad
by Susan Olasky
Posted 6/14/18, 12:44 am

The Woman in the Window

A.J. Finn

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