Auld Lang Syne … in clothes

December 31, 2012 • 1 Comment Clothes may make the man, but they definitely make the memories for a woman. Open your closet and the tapestry of a life unfolds. I wore this skirt to the interview for the job that…


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The Secret of Happiness

No Comments December 28, 2012 • No Comments Everyone’s looking for it. We’ve got it: The Secret of Happiness. Sit back and let me tell you my tale, of a journey that took me through dark times, yet gave me a gift that…


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Lucky 7: What the Dormouse Said

No Comments December 19, 2012 • No Comments Help your friends and family remember the days when Santa slipped down chimneys and Dr. Seuss was the authority on everything. What the Dormouse Said  is a perfect gift to return anyone to the joys…


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Lucky 7 tee time: Dream Golf

No Comments December 18, 2012 • No Comments Warm up a dreary winter day with the dream of golf. A perfect round under a blue sky. A perfect round, the way golf was meant to be played — rugged and full of magic.…


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Giveaway Monday: Hikikomori and the Rental Sister

5 Comments December 17, 2012 • 5 Comments A tad later in the day than usual, but it’s always a good time for “a brilliantly nuanced masterpiece of a novel,” as bestselling author Robert Goolrick calls today’s Giveaway Monday feature… Hikikomori and the…


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Christmas Special Giveaway Friday: Receive and Give

2 Comments December 14, 2012 • 2 Comments In this festive season, we’re in a giving mood. And we’re giving to you with this special Christmas edition Giveaway Friday. Here’s a chance to both give and receive The Christmas Letters, Lee Smith’s enthralling…


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Lucky 7 for December: ‘Tis the Season

No Comments December 12, 2012 • No Comments ‘Tis the Season December is the month when we rediscover the timeless traditions of our families and the simple lessons learned in our childhoods. Unwrap the wisdom and joy of the season with these seven…


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Giveaway Monday: The Day My Brain Exploded

1 Comment December 10, 2012 • 1 Comment If the hectic holiday season is pressuring you, we have just the thing to provide a bit of perspective — a “good-humored and self-deprecating memoir,” as Harper’s said in its January review. Plus, it’s free…


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Giveaway Monday: How to Spell Chanukah

2 Comments December 3, 2012 • 2 Comments With Chanukah (Hanukkah? Hannukah?) starting in just a few days, we have answers to most of your pressing Festival of Lights questions with Giveaway Monday book — like how to spell the holiday’s name in…


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Lucky 7: Flower Confidential

No Comments November 30, 2012 • No Comments “This book is as lush as the flowers it describes.” – Publishers Weekly Flowers can say everything from “get well” to “I love you” to “I’m sorry.”  But they are also a multi-million dollar business.…