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Revisiting: When Book Tour Becomes Time Travel

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This essay was originally published on Medium.com. Throughout my recent travels, I've been reflecting on the idea of return. I often re-visit favorite books, reading them in their entirety or just special sections. It’s remarkable the way literature finds unique relevance for me…By jbadmin|
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Beyond Admissions: The Campus Novel

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This article was originally published on Medium.com. Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links, meaning if you decide to make a purchase through one of these links, I may make a small commission (at no additional cost to you). This helps support my writing practice, and I…By jbadmin|
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Confessions of a Boarding School Mom: Let Someone Else Play Bad Cop

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This essay was originally published on Medium.com. The school year may have just begun, but many families are already in the process of thinking about “the next school.” If that consideration includes boarding school, read on. Even though my recent novel, The Nine, portrays a…By jbadmin|
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The Kids, The Parents, and The Campus

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This essay was originally published on Medium.com. When parents of teens gather, the conversation offer turns to what’s going on with the kids, which schools they attend or have attended. I’m not bringing this up to bash parents for being “too involved” or pile on more evidence…By jbadmin|
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Let Them Make Mistakes: Parenting Teens in the 21st Century

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This article was originally published on Medium.com. The best medicine I found for easing the anxiety of parenting boundary-pushing teenagers was remembering my own risky behavior at their age.… “One of you has got to call your parents,” said the officer at the Palm Springs…By jbadmin|

‘Sacred Sto­ries as Metaphor’: Retelling of Bib­li­cal Tales

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This post was originally published by the Jewish Book Council.   My nov­el, The Nine, will be pub­lished on August 20, and as with my debut, Eden, I took inspi­ra­tion from the Torah in writ­ing it — not in lit­er­al terms, but using our sacred…By jbadmin|
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The Nine

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Eden

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