Once Upon a Book Club’s subscription book-boxes fall firmly in the “I wish I’d thought of that” category. What a smart, fun idea to send boxes full of meaningful things that correspond to the books bookclubs are reading each month? My daughter Katherine sent me a link to it after … More I Can Die Happy, Now that “Once Upon a Book Club” Has Done a Lilac Girls Box.
Sometimes writing a novel has unexpected advantages, like dinner with my sister-in-law Mickey Murray’s book group, hosted by member Karen Freedman. Dinner on the terrace was transcendent, the eggplant parmesan and incredible view of Central Park rivaled only by the deep discussion brought about by the group’s insightful questions about Lilac Girls. Is there a better way … More Amazing Lilac Girls NYC Book Group Visit Was Like Being in a Woody Allen Film
After over ten years researching and writing Lilac Girls, in a solitary state, it’s been so much fun to get out and meet readers. But my first book club visit yesterday took connecting with readers to a fabulous new level. Our host Debby Fleischer (far right) made it all happen. She contacted me when the book … More First Visit to a Book Club to Talk Lilac Girls Was Beyond Wonderful.