Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sh*t, Babe! How SWEET DREAMS Bamboozled Two Intelligent Women: A Dialogue

Since I’m still buried under broken-down cardboard boxes and stacks of slightly wrinkled packing paper, two of my friends and colleagues from the New England Chapter of Romance Writers of America have agreed to fill in for me today. I … Continue reading

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Formative Wonk: The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

“I found no humor, only desperation and pathos.” So begins one of a number of one-star reviews for Anne Tyler’s The Accidental Tourist on Goodreads, where the novel has nearly 25,000 ratings. The Accidental Tourist is one of my all-time favorite novels, and … Continue reading

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Certified Wonkomance: Naughty Bankers Edition

Every once in a while there is a book that sucks me in, that turns me upside down. And then I want to automatically download it onto everyone’s Kindle and make everyone read it so they can FEEL AWESOME TOO. … Continue reading

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