Not-Fried Pickles

I’ve lived in the South for a good many years and one thing I’ve learned during my time here is, they like to fry stuff. A lot of stuff. You name it, they’ll fry it. I try to avoid fried foods, for the most part, but there are a couple of things that I just can’t resist when I see them on a menu. One of those irresistibles is a plate of fried pickles....more
I'm going to have to try these. I grew up with fried pickles and there's nothing better than ...more

Basketball, Fried Pickles and Deb: A Q&A With Sarah Dessen

Sarah Dessen, the author of What Happened to Goodbye and nine other young adult novels, answered some of our pressing questions about balancing writing time, fried pickles and whether or not we can expect to see more of Deb in the future. ...more

I'd love to read a novel about Deb, too! She was such a character... and one that I may have ...more

Sarah Dessen's What Happened to Goodbye is the Perfect Summer Read

There are certain authors for me that just scream summer. Sometimes it's because it's when I first read their work. Sometimes it's because their books just demand to be read while lounging in a hammock or by the pool. For me, Sarah Dessen is one of those authors and I'm thrilled that her newest novel, What Happened to Goodbye is the first book of the summer for BlogHer Book Club. ...more

You'll have to come back and let us know what you think of it. :)

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Hello Nashville!

Just returned from Nashville, where I kicked off my book tour.There probably aren’t too many people that head to the grocery store as soon as they get off the plane, but in my case, that is exactly what I did in order to prepare for my cooking segments the following day....more