Today’s the day! ☺️ It’s the official publication day for my first novel. 🎉🎊🎈There were many times over the years that I could’ve given up. I’m glad that I didn’t!! 💃🏻 Welcome to the world, MILLICENT GLENN’S LAST WISH. You were a long time coming and will forever be part of my ❤️

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I love books that are written with dual timelines. These books bring that fascinating interplay between the past and present, so I get to have both my historical fiction fix and the fun of reading a contemporary narrative. Two stories in one! I thought Millicent Glenn’s story was well-suited to being told in dual timelines.…

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I’ve been a fan of Beatriz Williams for years. In fact, I’ve attended at least three of her author events (often where she appears alongside historical fiction novelists Karen White and Lauren Willig). I loved Beatriz’s latest book! Inspired by the life and mysterious disappearance of “aviatrix” Amelia Earhart, this novel captures the spirit of…

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Alternating between the early 1950s and the modern day, Amy Sue Nathan’s latest book is the fun, tender-hearted, and illuminating story of Betty Stern. As a teenager living in a lakeside town in Michigan, Betty is ready to pursue her dream: After a carefree summer of enjoying friends and a new boy at the resort…

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The Kirkus review for Ariel Lawhon’s latest novel calls Code Name Hélène “her best book to date.” I agree. And I’m a gal who has read—and loved—every single one of Lawhon’s books, from her debut, The Wife, The Maid, and The Mistress to her 2018 release, I Was Anastasia. Lawhon has an eye for finding the…

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Brenda Janowitz’s latest novel called out to me on so many levels: a story of mothers and daughters, of love and loss, a structure that goes back and forth through time, and an exquisite handmade wedding gown. I’ve displayed the book here with my own collection of antique wedding photographs. The Grace Kelly Dress is…

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Deftly shifting between the 1950s and current day, Karma Brown’s Recipe for a Perfect Wife illuminates how some wives felt confined decades ago—and the book asks the question: How far have wives come? This story is about women who’ve faced challenges, who’ve learned from their mistakes (whether in the workplace or in their relationships), and…

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