Every now and then we come across a book that we think our readers will want to know more about. Perhaps the author's personal story is compelling or the subject matter of the book especially relevant to modern working moms. Here you'll find some additional information about books we think are worth your precious time.
Are you relaunching your career? Resuming your professional life after taking a break can be full of challenges and frustrations. Check out our exclusive Mommy Track'd feature on Back on the Career Track, a smart, practical and inspiring guide for moms looking to get back to paid work. More >>
People often ask authors if the stuff in their novels -- the good stuff, the juicy stuff, the stuff most likely to get them into trouble -- is true. And when asked, most authors will say that they've made everything up; that nothing in the book is autobiographical. One of the reasons they say this is because they don't want to get in trouble, which is completely understandable.More >>
Call her books chick-lit -- she doesn't mind. When it comes to writing stories that resonate with real women, best-selling author Emily Giffin has hit her stride. Her latest novel, "Baby Proof'' (St. Martin's Press), is the story of Claudia Parr, a 35-year-old book editor so opposed to becoming a mother that she divorces her husband when he broaches the subject of having a baby. More >>
Yes, I'm dating a surfer, and yes, I got the idea for Flirting with Forty while staying at the luxurious Halekulani Hotel on Waikiki Beach in Hawaii, but two years ago when I had my brainstorm--and tracked down the sexy surfer for an interview--I never imagined we'd have one date, much less still be dating two years later. More >>
My book reading across town started at 6:30. At 6:35 I was still stuck in traffic. So many things had gone wrong during the promotion of this book that I couldn’t help feeling that the gods were putting me through some sadistic test. For my book party, the cartons of books got rerouted and remained in a storage truck in South San Francisco. During a radio interview, an old roommate with a grudge called in. Earlier that month, my laptop was stolen, and with it, all of the contacts I needed to get this book tour going.