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signed book scavenger hunt

How do those special “signed edition” books happen? It starts with the bindery shipping thousands of pages to the author for her signature. Then she binge-watches The Last Post (which

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goals

Listen to your heart and the rest will follow.If you love to travel, join us on our Tampa-to-Barcelona Retreat, May 6-20. Or come see us in Seattle next summer! July

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new look for a fan favorite

Sisters and secrets make for great stories. Home Before Dark is dedicated to my real-life sister, and I’m thrilled to see this new edition available for pre-order. The official pub

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going naked

Not me, silly. My book. That’s because I’m being a merciless tease about the cover art for the upcoming Between You & Me. But my oh-so-generous publisher and the good

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cookie season

This is really the only rolled cookie recipe you need. It’s simple to the point of being boring, but it’s perfect and everybody loves it. Including Clara, of course. She

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thank you for your service

Look at these brave American vets with my hero-worshipping stepson! We are so grateful for those who serve our country. Some of the hardest and most humbling books I’ve written

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Y’ALL.

Y’ALL. You’re getting a massive party in your honor, thanks to reader-in-chief Barbara Vey. She has a unique gift for bringing readers and writers together for lively book discussions, crazy-fun

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find your way home

Great news for readers, travelers, dreamers, and golfers! My publisher is celebrating Map of the Heart with a lavish sweepstakes you don’t want to miss! The winner of the drawing

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