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ADR Friday Loves 01.23.15

ADR Friday Loves 01.23.15

 
i’m loving…
1. This cheeky suit.
2. This happy face article.
3. This color-block beauty.
4. This equine art.
5. This show.
6. This lemony cuff.
7. This globe.
8. This novel.
9. This letter.…

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THE RAMBLERS

Novel News: A Hardcover Deal for THE RAMBLERS!

I’m so thrilled to announce that after four-plus years of writing, editing and periodic 4:30am lunacy, I’ve just sold my second novel THE RAMBLERS to the wonderful Lucia Macro at William Morrow (Harper Collins). I’m so incredibly grateful to my…

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A Happier Hour with Jennifer Senior & 10 Things You Should Know About Parenthood

Last winter, Mom told me about a book she’d read. It’s very interesting, she declared and this meant something to me because my mother, a voracious reader, has a high bar for literary praise. I bought the book immediately. The…

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11 Insights from Jane Green

On Wednesday evening, I hosted a Happier Hour literary salon here with bestselling author Jane Green. Oh what a night. It was a packed house and we jammed in my yellow living room and talked about marriage and infidelity, twin…

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The Writing Advice Anna Quindlen Gave Me

It all started with an email from a very thoughtful friend. Did I want to have lunch at the JCC and hear Anna Quindlen speak? Um, yes. I don’t think I’ve ever replied to a message that fast.
Today was…

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labor day

7 Birth Bits & What to Really Expect

{From Left: Gina Zucker, Anna Solomon, me, Amy Brill, Dani Shapiro, Mary Beth Keane, Marie Myung-Ok Lee & Jennifer Gilmore}
I am a mother and I am a writer. Motherhood has informed and enriched my writing and my writing has…

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Eating Wildly & Free to Fall!

Two friends have books out today! Check them out & scoop them up!:

EATING WILDLY: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect Meal  by Ava Chin. 
Description on Amazon: “In this touching and informative memoir about foraging for food in…

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thrive

How We Thrive (+ Big 14 Book Giveaway)

What a privilege it was to attend the 2-Day Thrive: A Third Metric Live Event. The 2-day event was hosted by power duo Arianna Huffington (President and Editor-in-Chief, The Huffington Post) and Mika Brzezinski (co-host of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC)…

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This Is Childhood cover

This Is Childhood: 10 Mothers. 10 Essays.

Well, it’s been a while. I wrote a post many weeks ago announcing my decision to channel Thoreau and simplify and it’s proven to be a wonderful thing for me at this particular time in my life. I’ve been soaking…

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Simplify, Simplify, Simplify!

Thoreau said, “Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your…

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