(EXCERPT) Diary of a Mad Fat Girl

Haven't had a chance to pick up BlogHer Book Club's pick, Diary of a Mad Fat Girl yet? Here's an excerpt to get you started. ...more

BlogHer Talks to Eleanor Brown

We caught up with Eleanor Brown, author of BlogHer Book Club pick The Weird Sisters right before she left on her month-long book tour. ...more
O.M.G. I loved her book!more

(EXCERPT) The Rules of Inheritance

Haven't had a chance to pick up BlogHer Book Club's pick The Rules of Inheritance? Here's an excerpt to get you started. ...more

Get to Know Claire Bidwell Smith

BlogHer Book Club is reading Claire Bidwell Smith's memoir, The Rules of Inheritance. Here's more about Claire! ...more
@DrLynneKenney Thank you for the RT! Thank you!more

You'll Never Feel Like an Adult

I remember being young and doing the math to determine how old I would be in the year 2000. The turn of the millennia seemed impossibly far away, and the age I would be at that time seemed impossibly old. And yet here we are, twelve years after that magic number, and I haven’t yet crumbled to dust. ...more
I thought one day I would wake up and turn on the world news and know what the hell they were ...more

Get to Know Eleanor Brown

Eleanor Brown is the New York Times and national-bestselling author of BlogHer Book Club pick The Weird Sisters, hailed by People magazine as “a delightful debut” and “creative and original” by Library Journal. ...more
No stops in Texas?!more

(EXCERPT) The Weird Sisters

Haven't had a chance to pick up a copy of the BlogHer Book Club pick, The Weird Sisters yet? Here's an excerpt to get you started. ...more
Thanks for the tip. Glad this is out in paperback -- can't wait to read it!more

BlogHer Talks to Seré Prince Halverson

BlogHer caught up with BlogHer Book Club author Seré Prince Halverson to ask some questions about her debut novel, The Underside of Joy BlogHer: Even though we realize you are not your characters, do you identify more with either Paige or Ella? Do you like one of them better? ...more
I love reading about author process! Thanks for sharing this with us. It's great to know that ...more

I Went to the Woods

The Underside of Joy is my debut novel. But I have been writing fiction for decades, ever since I graduated with a degree in journalism and promptly realized that what I really wanted to do was make things up. I took a lot of workshops, wrote short stories, wrote a novel, wrote another novel, then wrote yet another. I worked as a copywriter, writing advertising and marketing and coming up with taglines for everything from potting soil to cities. I helped raise four incredible kids. I was married, divorced, a single mom for six years. I married again and became a stepmom. In between and around all of that, I kept writing fiction. I’ve even been known to write on the edges of napkins at Chuck E. Cheese. ...more
I cannot imagine luxury of having a place to think and dream and write in solitude, especially a ...more

BlogHer Talks to Jeffrey Zaslow

Editor's Note: We sincerely regret the passing of Jeffrey Zaslow on February 10, 2012. We enjoyed his work and his commentary. Our deepest sympathies go out to Jeffrey's family and friends. -Rita BlogHer recently caught up with Jeffrey Zaslow, the author of BlogHer Book Club pick The Magic Room. ...more
I really enjoyed this book and the perspective it provided. I applaud Mr. Zaslow for being able ...more