Archive for October 2010

Late-Night Reads and a Book Giveaway

Late-Night Reads and a Book Giveaway

I read Jean Kwok’s engrossing coming-of-age novel, Girl in Translation, in one very late night.  I’ve never been good at putting down a book I love (I was that nine-year-old girl reading Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret under the covers, flashlight in hand) and being the … More

Spotted on the Subway

Spotted on the Subway

A good friend recently asked me what’s been the most exciting thing about getting published. For sure, the day I sold Georgia’s Kitchen ranks as number one. Nothing can compare to the feeling of learning the manuscript I’d spent years writing, revising and polishing was going to become an actual … More

Georgia's Kitchen

Upcoming Events

I’m super excited about all the great Georgia’s Kitchen events coming up this October. First is a reading and signing in Kingston, NY, followed by another reading with my good friend and fellow novelist, Daphne Uviller, in Beacon, NY (home to the amazing and surprisingly kid-friendly museum Dia: BeaconMore

Barefoot Contessa Giveaway

Barefoot Contessa Giveaway

When it comes to entertaining, Ina Garten is my go-to gal. I’ve yet to meet a Barefoot Contessa recipe I don’t like, and I love her fun and laidback style. This week, I’m giving away a copy of Barefoot Contessa Back To Basics, considered by many to be the … More