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My Wish List: A Novel

My Wish List See below for the form to fill out to win an ARC paperback or ebook of this book! In the midst of coursework, I took the time to read this book for a blog tour.  I loved the premise (who doesn’t dream of winning the lottery?) and it is a mere 176… Continue reading My Wish List: A Novel

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Paris Was the Place

Storytelling. “Paris was the Place” is a story about a poetry teacher, Willow (Willie) Pears, who moves to France to be near her older brother and her college roommate.   It’s 1989 and she teaches poetry at a University and begins volunteering at an immigration center where girls who are in France illegally are kept… Continue reading Paris Was the Place

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“The Promise of Provence” e-book Giveaway!

What a treat it was to review Patricia Sands’ book for the France Book Tours! You can read that review by clicking here! And it’s my pleasure (plaisir) to provide one of you with an e-copy of the book for yourself! Please comment on this post OR the post with the review and you will be… Continue reading “The Promise of Provence” e-book Giveaway!

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The Promise of Provence

When Emma at Words and Peace asked if I would review this book for her France Book Tours ,   I wasn’t sure, as I’m not much of a reviewer.  I love to read and I love to give my feelings about books.  But to dissect them and truly “review” them?  Well, I will do my… Continue reading The Promise of Provence

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Audiobook: My Life in France

My Life in France by Julia Child, Alex Prud’Homme, Flo Salant Greenberg (Narrator) I just finished listening to the audiobook as I pulled into book club (to discuss “Loving Frank“) and realized that it’s Thursday and Words and Peace has her weekly “I Love France” meme on Thursdays!  Once again I’ll participate!  So at the last minute on Thursday, I’ll… Continue reading Audiobook: My Life in France

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Books: Lunch in Paris – A Love Story, with Recipes

by Elizabeth Bard I LOVED this book!  And how perfect that I finished it late last night (an UNPUTDOWNABLE?) and today I can post a few words for Words and Peace’s “I Love France” meme! Elizabeth Bard was an American living/working/studying in England when she saw a man at an academic conference and on the… Continue reading Books: Lunch in Paris – A Love Story, with Recipes

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The Art of French Kissing

Not a how-to manual, but a cute little read about a girl, almost 30, whose life appears to be crumbling around her – her fiance’ cancels the wedding and kicks her out of their home and she loses her job in PR with a Boy Band record label. So when her friend from college offers… Continue reading The Art of French Kissing