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Author Interview: Maria Murnane

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We had the pleasure of reading bestselling author and Brooklyn local Maria Murane’s new book Bridges: A Daphne White Novel (Wink’s Ink, April 2017). A story set in New York City, the book weaves a tale of long-term friendship between three women with the travels of New York City. From strolling along the Brooklyn Bridge to walking the famous floors of…

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Travel Book Review: Last-Minute Travel Secrets by Joey Green

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On sale this month, from funny man Joey Green is his latest book  Last-Minute Travel Secrets: 121 Ingenius Tips to Endure Cramped Planes, Car Trouble, Awful Hotels, and Other Trips from Hell.  The Chicago Tribune has said “virtually every page is full of handy advice”.  The Columbus Dispatch has called it “entertaining and informative”.  USA Today claims “even the most seasoned traveler might learn a few…

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Book Review: Blind Curves

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After losing her husband and business partner at 57, former Citigroup executive Linda Crill’s life didn’t seem to fit her anymore. Like many people, she found herself asking, “What now?” Searching for drastic change, she signed up for a 2,500-mile road trip down America’s Pacific Northwest coast with a group of experienced motorcycle riders. At the time, Linda had never ridden anything…

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Books: Wishes & Stiches

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Just in time for fall, comes the cozy feel-good novel of “Wishes & Stitches” by Rachael Herron. Return to small town Cypress Hollow, California to be enchanted by romance, family and love. Naomi Fountaine is the socially akward-yet-gorgeous small town doctor who had a one night stand out-of-town medical conference. Big surprises are on her when her new partner in her practice and…

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Book Review: Taking Root in Provence

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If you are looking for an armchair getaway filled with charm, subdued sophistication and grace, pick up a copy of “Taking Root in Provence” by Anne-Marie Simons. A writer and traveler, Anne-Marie has that certain way of casually transporting you to a different place  through the eyes of a local. As a former American, the Simons’ decided on retiring in…

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