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Virtual Book Tour with Gayle Forman

Today we’re delighted to welcome journalist and author, Gayle Forman, to our Virtual Book Tour. In full disclosure, at one time I carpooled Gayle to school with my kids. I think you’ll find her as engaing now as I did then: Nourishing Relationships: Young-adult books like yours seem to be gaining a much wider readership than just young adults – what is the appeal? Gayle Forman: A book is a book is a book and a good book is a good book. It’s a golden time right now for YA … Continue reading

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Your Voices

We hear from women facing difference kinds of challenges every day – personal, family, career. Here’s a sample of some of the kinds of issues they are confronting. How about you? What are your concerns? What helps you cope? One reader is surprised by how fast time has changed her from the young woman she once was: “I don’t like to look in the mirror. Though I feel the same inside, I am shocked by how old and frumpy I appear in pictures with my children and grandchildren. How do … Continue reading

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If you missed Elaine Williams’ Virtual Book Tour yesterday, you owe it to yourself to read it. The questions women asked about loss and renewal were universal and Elaine’s responses were poignant and thoughtful. If you click on “13 Comments” at the bottom of yesterday’s post, you’ll get an idea of who Elaine is. And by clicking on her name at the top of her answer, it’ll take you to her blog. The beginning of the week, the theme of our blog was friendship and we all have a new … Continue reading

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We Welcome Elaine Williams this morning, who is here to discuss her recently published book. Why did you write A Journey Well Take: Life After Loss? I wrote it initially for myself, but then realized that other women needed to read it. It’s not just my experience but it’s something many will go through. I wanted others to realize that even though their grief is unique, there are untold similarities in the universal process. None of us are alone. Once you suffer such a loss, your life changes. Not only … Continue reading

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