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.99 E-Book to Celebrate Third Anniversary of THE MEMORY BOX

    I know! I can’t believe it either. It’s been three years since THE MEMORY BOX was released into the world. So much has happened since I self-published my debut novel. THE MEMORY BOX hit the New York Times and USA Today Bestseller lists last summer, the audiobook rights were sold at auction to […]

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Join Me Live in the UK for My Next Book Club!

Hey Book Lovers of the World — The Memory Box Book Club Tour is about to go GLOBAL! You may know I’ve been traveling (virtually) nationwide these past few months attending book clubs that read The Memory Box. Well, I’m about to attend my 1st book club in the UK and YOU’RE INVITED! If you, […]

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Where in the World is THE MEMORY BOX??

  Forget about Matt Lauer and Flat Stanley, where in the world is THE MEMORY BOX? There’s nothing more exciting for an author than to see her book popping up in places outside of her home town (okay, her home…). All authors have a not-so-secret fantasy of seeing someone on a subway or train or […]

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Bathing Suit Torture. Part I

If there’s a downside to taking a trip to Barbados in April, for a week of repose on an idyllic beach, that thing would be the premature torture of bathing suit shopping. Of course one could argue, why go bathing suit shopping? You’re going to a tiny island in the Caribbean, not the town pool. […]

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The Carry-On Challenge: a new way to pack travel clothes

The last time I packed for a trip to Europe I was going to Italy to attend a writers conference in Positano. Traveling there from New Jersey would necessitate a flight to Rome and another to Naples, then a drive down the steep, winding, breathtaking roadways to Positano. Before my trip, the very mention of […]