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Sarah Strohmeyer is an American author of crime novels and of books about relations between men and women. She is best known for her Bubbles Yablonsky series about a hairdresser that is consistently drawn into solving various crimes and murders.

Sarah Strohmeyer
BornBethlehem, Pennsylvania
OccupationWriter, novelist
Notable worksBubbles Yablonsky Series



Strohmeyer grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, later attending Tufts University and graduating with a degree in International Relations. After graduation Strohmeyer began working as a journalist, initially for the Home News in New Brunswick, but later moving to Lebanon, New Hampshire and working for the Valley News.[1] In 1997 Strohmeyer published Barbie Unbound, which she wrote in response to her seeing several mothers refuse to allow their children to play with the doll due to it being perceived as being a "bimbo".[2] Strohmeyer lives in Middlesex, Vermont,[3] where she is currently the town clerk.[4]

Reception and awardsEdit

Reception to Strohmeyer's work has been predominantly positive,[5] with her book The Cinderella Pact garnering praise from the Roanoke Times.[6]



Bubbles Yablonsky SeriesEdit

  • Bubbles Unbound (2001)
  • Bubbles In Trouble (2002)
  • Bubbles Ablaze (2003)
  • Bubbles a Broad (2004)
  • Bubbles Betrothed (2005)
  • Bubbles All The Way (2006)

Standalone NovelsEdit


  • Barbie Unbound: A Parody of the Barbie Obsession (1997)


  1. ^ Blakesley, Elizabeth A (2006). Great Women Mystery Writers. Greenwood. p. 240. ISBN 0313334285.
  2. ^ Imbrie, Kathleen (11 November 1997). "Barbie Gets Another Look". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  3. ^ Lilly, Amy (17 September 2008). "Chick-Lit Hit". Seven Days. Retrieved 15 May 2013.
  4. ^ Strohmeyer, Sarah. "Sarah Strohmeyer". Retrieved 15 May 2013.
  5. ^ "Sarah Strohmeyer takes 'Bubbles' way beyond Bethlehem". Morning Call. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  6. ^ "FOR FANS OF EDGY CHICK-LIT". Roanoke Times. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  7. ^ "Past Agatha Award Winners & Nominees". Malice Domestic Ltd. Archived from the original on 12 April 2010. Retrieved 2 March 2011.

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