Jeanne’s Blog

Life as a Laboratory

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Thirty days is the perfect amount of time to experiment with something new and different. How often do we look back at a month or four weeks and think, “Where did it go?” Thirty days is a long enough period of time to really accomplish something, while its short enough to convince…By Jeanne|
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In Preparation for Passover

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We hosted our first Seder as newlyweds in Cincinnati with other transplant friends, and later in our walk-up on Hancock Street in Boston when our kids were little. On Hancock Street, we’d gather snugly around a dining-room table (which now serves as a kitchen table in our current…By Jeanne|
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The Nine

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Very excited that my second novel, The Nine, will be released by She Writes Press in the Spring of 2019. Attached is a Spotify playlist to get you in the frame of mind.By Jeanne|
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How Much of This Is Autobiographical?

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This is the question I receive most often when visiting with book clubs and readers. Haven’t you noticed how books or movies “based on a true story” seem to hold so much appeal? People really want to know what "really happened." Well, I try not to disappoint.  The answer is…By Jeanne|
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A New Year

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Before I look forward to 2018’s resolutions, I need to say thank you to 2017. There hasn’t been a year in which I’ve felt such gratification. Yes, my first novel, EDEN, was published, but that occasion became the catalyst for something much bigger. I often dubbed my book…By Jeanne|
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Thinking about Adam, Eve, and the Garden

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As I’ve traveled from place to place over the past seven months talking about EDEN, it has been revelatory that many readers do not connect my novel with the metaphor of the Garden of Eden. I would have thought the book’s title would be the first giveaway. This is less a commentary…By Jeanne|

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