Happy Friday, all!  It’s been another jam-packed week of Band of Sisters book events for me, some going late into the night, so I’ve been back to vintage mysteries, because they’re so easy to pick up and put down at odd moments. I gobbled up Charlotte MacLeod’s Janet Rhys and Sarah Kelling series growing up,…

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Happy Monday, all!  As the book tour like no other book tour continues, I have a whole new crop of free, virtual events coming up this week! — Tonight!  Monday, March 15, 8pm:  Literature Lovers’ Night Out with Kate Quinn (The Alice Network) & Elizabeth Wetmore (Valentine). Literature Lovers’ Night Out is a legendary book…

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Happy Friday, all!  Don’t you love it when you hoard a new book and when you finally decide to break it out, it turns out to be just the right book at the right time? I loved Louise Miller’s The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living, so I’ve been hanging on to her second book,…

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Brace yourselves!  Tonight, on Zoom with LaSalle Public Library, I will be attempting Power Point for the first time since my short-lived career as a lawyer. Come join me for pictures of heroic Smithies and possibly widespread technological malfunction.  Did I say that last bit out loud? In any event, I’m so looking forward to…

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Happy Friday, all! In this week of book launch, I’ve found myself, in the words of the Shakespeare sonnet, “with what I most enjoy contented least”.  Or, in plain English, I couldn’t seem to focus on reading books I know I otherwise would have loved, and it’s entirely not them, it’s me.  So you’ll hear…

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Happy Friday! I’m going to be talking about heroic Smithies at various places around the internet today!  Both of these events are free, live (yep, you can watch ’em as they happen, bloopers and all), and require no registration. At 10am EST, I’ll be doing my very first Instagram live with Beyond the Bookends on…

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The old gang is getting back together! I am so excited to be reuniting with two of my favorite people for the first time in a decade!  I mean, it’s not like it’s been a decade since we’ve seen each other.  We have tea together, we email together, we’ve done events in pairs– but it’s…

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Despite– or perhaps because of?– my tendency to either cut off bits of my face or record myself sideways, the response to the Wednesday Ask Me Anythings has been so positive that I’ve decided to keep them going! Today, I’ll be doing a Band of Sisters themed Ask Me Anything! Because there are so many…

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Thank you so much to everyone who came to the Band of Sisters launch night eve/ Women’s History Month celebration last night!  I couldn’t imagine a better way to kick off both a new book and a month-long celebration of women’s history!   Speaking of month-long celebrations….  I’ve got a jam-packed month of Band of…

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