The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

I’m always on the lookout for unusual characters. I look for unusual story lines or character flaws. Excite me with something new. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang did that for me.

Thoughts on Grandma-hood

As many of you know, I recently became a grandmother for the first time. I’ll confess. I really didn’t think it would be a big deal. And then little Ellie was born.

I’M READING WHAT?

I’ve joined the Book of the Month club. Yup. Usually I grab a zillion romance novels from any of my many conferences and just chow down. But without conferences, I’m looking elsewhere for books.

Sticking the Landing

Because I’m binge watching shows (and not working out), I’ve started to have some thoughts about season finales and the importance of “sticking the ending.”

Travel Fun

Back before Covid, I used to travel a lot. I found a rhythm and knew exactly what I liked to do and what I didn’t. Now, after months at home, I’m once again about to board a plane, this time to California to see my new grandbaby. (Whee!) I’m flying there with my husband and guess what I discovered…(remember more than one can be right!)

Join Elizabeth Hoyt and I on Crowdcast

Elizabeth Hoyt and I have known each other for years. We met before she became “The Hoyt” and she’s helped me through many tough times. I’m really excited to “see” her on Wednesday, Aug 12 at 7pm EST, on Crowdcast. It’s part of the Forever Virtual Summer Series. You should join us as we dish secrets that can only come from longtime friends.  In the meantime, let me share one now. We used to get together a minimum of four times a week as we drank coffee, gossiped, and then wrote our books. But then suddenly we stopped. Guess why… A. I became too busy with my secret star child baby and she became busy as advisor to Bill Gates on his next technological breakthrough. As of this moment, she’s had more success with Bill then I’ve had with my divine star baby who is currently off playing with the …

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Old Books

t’s rare that I re-read anything—there are so many new stories I want to experience—but sometimes, an old story is a comfort and a joy that gets better each time I read it. Lately I’ve been doing something else with old books. Something that I never wanted to do before. Guess what…