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Friday! What are you reading?

Friday Book Club! What are you reading this week? I'm planning on curling up with Eloisa James My American Duchess. She is the queen of witty, sexy dialogue and I have really been looking forward to this one. And I've already read Virginia Kantra's CAROLINA DREAMING, but...

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Goodreads Giveaway: ALL FOR YOU

Chocolate cups have all found owners! But if you want to try your luck at another giveaway, ALL FOR YOU is up for grabs on Goodreads! Giveaway ends Tuesday. This book was nominated for Best Indie Contemporary of 2015 by RT Book Reviews and is the first...

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What are you reading this week?

Friday Book Club! What are you reading this week? I'm still working on Kahnemann's Thinking, Fast and Slow, and also reading Modiano's Pour que tu ne te perdes pas dans le quartier. (Which I'm not responding to *at all*. It always seems to be a mixed...

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Six Favorite Things to do in Paris

For What It's Worth is celebrating 6 years of blogging, and I'm over there talking about 6 favorite things to do in Paris in honor. And there are giveaways, so check it out! Happy Blogoversary to a wonderful blogger!  ...

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Chocolate & a Book Giveaway!

Update: This giveaway is closed and the winner has been emailed. I'm still debating what chocolatier to do in January, so if you have any suggestions let me know! December Chocolate and Books Giveaway! This month I wanted to give a shout out to the lovely Theresa...

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Paris

When my daughter was even littler than she is now, she absolutely wanted a snow globe of the Eiffel Tower from one of those infinite number of tourist traps selling them in Paris. So although it went against our ironic Parisian grain, we got her...

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Je suis Paris

A colleague and friend sent this to me. As many have noted, going out for a drink with friends has quickly turned into an affirmation of French values this weekend in Paris, and this is exactly right. The translation is: I am on a (café or restaurant)...

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Paris

I do not have much that I can say about Paris right now. It's too difficult, and so much of what is being said online too glib, facile posturing. I hate it. It rakes me raw. But there are many kind people who have reached out,...

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Congratulations!

Congrats to Anne P., the winner of the 2 Chicks chocolates and Thea Harrison 's Storm's Heart! This week here it is the perfect weather to curl up with good chocolate and a book--drizzly and cold, and of course, with daylight savings time, dark early. (In...

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