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Sugar and Salt Mass Market Edition

Dear friends, Remember mass market paperbacks? You know, those pocket-size reader-friendly little books that are sold in racks at the grocery store, variety store, convenience store, tourist kiosk, airport or

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The Twelve Dogs of Christmas Q&A

Note to readers: The always-inspiring Deborah Kalb and I chatted about my latest, and it was one of the most enjoyable conversations of the season. Please visit ! Deborah Kalb

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Sugar and Salt Q&A

Sharing a fun Q&A I did for Sugar and Salt! Recently the book released in Trade Paperback and I have been reflecting on all of the things that went into

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Foreign Affairs

My writing usually takes place while I’m sitting alone in a room, but every once in awhile, the job takes me farther afield. This fall, I made a thrilling visit

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Getting Ready for Sugar and Salt!

The bakery called Sugar, on Perdita Street in San Francisco, was first introduced in THE LOST AND FOUND BOOKSHOP. We learn more about this iconic neighborhood institution in SUGAR AND

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Tell Your Story!

One thing I know for sure is that everyone has a story. I was that fortunate kid who had mentors who encouraged me to write. The first and most important,

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Baking with Ida

While writing Sugar and Salt, I did a lot of baking because A) I like to bake and B) it was a way to channel the energy of Ms. Ida

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The Frostbite- Cocktails to Keep you Warm

The Frostbite This is another drink adapted from Winter Warmers and featured on Sips from Scripts. Ingredients 1 ½ oz Tequila ¾ oz Blue Curaçao Liqueur ¾ oz White Crème De Cacao 1 oz cream 1 Cherry Method

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