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So you're in a book club and can wax philosophic about the pseudo-Homeric world of Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and the conventional connotations of marriage and propriety in Kate Chopin's The Awakening - but how about lightening up a little?

Want to include the author in your next book club gathering?
Ready for a fun conversation and even a little scoop on the inspiration for some scenes? I am available to attend via speakerphone, just e-mail me at jennifer@jenniferoconnell.com and we'll call it a date.

Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned From Judy Blume
Whether laughing to tears reading Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great, or clamoring for more unmistakable “me too!” moments in Are You There God, It’s Me Margaret, girls all over the world have been touched by Judy Blume’s poignant coming-of-age stories. Now, in this anthology of essays, twenty-four notable female authors write straight from the heart about the unforgettable novels that left an indelible mark on their childhoods, and still influence them today. Click here for some ideas to get the conversation going.

Bachelorette #1
Click here for some ideas to get the conversation going. And, may I suggest that your group mix up a batch of the hens' favorite thirst-quencher, Electric Lemonade? Here's the recipe. It's easy to make and should contribute to a lively discussion.

Dress Rehearsal
Dress Rehearsal's Lauren Gallagher is no Martha Stewart, but at least she's not waiting to be sentenced to prison, either. The only person Lauren seems to be fooling is herself. Will she figure out that life isn't a dress rehearsal after all? Topics to get the conversation rolling are coming soon.

Off the Record
Jane Marlow may not look like a musical muse, but tell that to her brother and everyone else who’s convinced she inspired Teddy Rock’s hit “Janey 245.” Will Jane help Teddy get back on top (of his career, that is), or will she refuse her former childhood neighbor’s attempts to get involved? Topics to get the conversation rocking are coming soon.

Insider Dating
What happens when a Boston-based financial whiz decides to take her penchant for asset management to the next level by setting out to do for relationships what Morningstar did for mutual funds, creating a secret underground society where women share information on the riskiest investment of all – men? It's better than insider trading, it's INSIDER DATING. Topics to get the conversation rocking are coming soon.

Divorced Girls Society
Only grown-ups get divorced, right? Half of all couples may break-up, but it doesn't happen to us, or our friends. Or does it? The Divorced Girls' Society provides practical advice, tough love, and a touch of empathetic girlfriend humor. With a no-nonsense approach to the realities of divorce, it cuts through the psychobabble of self-help books, sets aside the flippant man-hating jokes, and tells it like it is.
Topics to get the conversation rocking are coming soon.

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