April Showers Bring May...

April Showers Bring May…

Georgia’s Kitchen events! (Oh, and flowers too. Lots and lots of flowers.) After hibernating all winter long, I’ve got some terrific new events lined up for May and I couldn’t be more excited. (The sunshine and warmer temps aren’t hurting either.)

Kicking things off is a dinner at Villa Borghese … More

Georgia Goes International

Georgia Goes International

German and Dutch versions of Georgia's Kitchen

Last night I came back from a wild day at American Girl Place (my newly-turned seven year olds are gaga for all things AG) to find a box of German and Dutch copies of Georgia’s Kitchen. I love how completely different the … More

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

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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

Tar Heel Tour Giveaway!

Tar Heel Tour Giveaway!

In honor of my Tar Heel Tour (that’s North Carolina, for all you Yanks), I’m giving away a copy of North Carolina author extraordinaire Nicholas Sparks’ latest novel, Safe Haven. Sparks has written 15 , count ’em, 15 novels, and I’d guess that almost as many, if not all, have … More

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Georgia Hits The Road

This week (September 21 – 25), I’m doing a mini book tour through North Carolina, with readings and events in four Tar Heel cities. First up is a visit to my old stomping grounds in Winston Salem. Way back when, I was an undergrad at Wake Forest University (Go, Deacs!) … More

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Prosecco and Prose

Calling all Hudson Valley-ites: Come join me tonight at 7:30 pm at Oblong Books in Rhinebeck (yes, the site of Chelsea’s wedding) as I read from Georgia’s Kitchen. We’ll be serving prosecco and vino and other refreshments. Should be a fun night!… More

New Book Giveaway!

New Book Giveaway!

This week, I’m giving away the hilarious and moving I Feel Bad About My Neck by the equally hilarious (and moving) Nora Ephron. Let me just come right out and say that I pretty much worship Nora Ephron. Why? Because she’s clever, quick, insightful, honest, hilarious (did I already say … More

 New Book Giveaway!

New Book Giveaway!

This week, I’m giving away a copy of the talented Jane Porter’s She’s Gone Country. Jane was kind enough to blurb Georgia’s Kitchen, and I can’t wait to read her latest. To enter, all you have to do is “like” Georgia’s Kitchen on Facebook and leave a comment and you … More