Girls Night Out With Jodi Picoult

Evening with Jodi Picoult

Join me this Wednesday, August 6 from 5-9:30PM in DC for a Girls Night Out with bestselling author Jodi Picoult and Good Housekeeping Editor-in-Chief Jane Francisco! Jane Francisco will interview Jodi Picoult for our literary conversation for the evening. I love author events like this because we get an inside peek at the author you don’t typically get […]

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Feed Your Reader 1 August 2014

Feed Your Reader at From Left to Write

Summer isn’t quite over yet–thank goodness! I have a lot of reading to catch up. This week’s Feed Your Reader edition features recently released titles that are sitting on my desk or hanging out on my Kindle. I’ll get to them soon, I promise! If you’re looking for your next read, consider one of the following: That […]

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Review: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Audiobook

Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake audiobook by Aimee Bender

I don’t tell my husband about all the books I’m currently reading. Otherwise, I’ll be talking about books all day. I know, I know, I have to make room for our sci-fi television shows too. I’ve been on an audiobook binge from my library’s Overdrive catalog and just had to share how much I loved […]

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What’s On Your Nightstand: Karen DeGroot Carter

Karen DeGroot Carter

I didn’t mean to take a mini-vacation from posting, but it took me a couple of days to recover from BlogHer jet lag. I’m ok going from the east coast to the west coast because I’m a night owl, but coming back east after 4 days living in Pacific time–that hurt.  We’re back to our […]

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Cocktails For Book Lovers: Recipe & Giveaway

Cocktails For Book Lovers

Thank goodness it’s Friday! Why not start happy hour early with Cocktails for Book Lovers by Tess Smith-McGovern. This little book is full of mouthwatering recipes inspired by a diverse selection of books. The book features a great mix of authors: Jane Austen, Dan Zevin, Zora Neale Hurston, Ernest Hemingway, Gail Tsukiyama and much more. Today I’m […]

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Book Club Discussion: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,  I asked From Left to Write members to reread this classic and/or to introduce their children to this childhood classic.  Many of our members enjoyed the bonding time as they read the books aloud or along with their kids. Take a look at what our […]

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