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Riverdale Meet & Greet Jan. 31 7-8:30 at KRVC Community Ctr!

Riverdale’s KRVC community center will host an author meet and greet with me on 1/31/2024 from 7-8:30. Join me and wonderful Laura Levine-Pinedo for wine and cheese, a short book reading, and a book signing. Come shake off the winter blues and get to know the fantastic residents of Riverdale. I hope to see you […]

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KRVC podcast interviews me about Sarah and living in Riverdale

Because The Rise, Fall, and Return of Sarah Mandelbaum is about a girl who lives in Riverdale, New York, and is written by a Riverdale girl, a.k.a, me, the lovely and talented Laura Levine-Pinedo invited me as a guest on her KRVC Podcast, our community’s program that features local gossip, talent, professionals, events, and ways […]

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Walking in Memphis

Last month, my camp friend Sami and I went to Memphis to see the Stevie Nicks concert and had the most amazing time there. Stevie’s show was fantastic, and it’s hard not to fall in love with the birthplace of the blues, rock n roll, and the civil rights movement. And I got to spend […]

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Charlotte Readers Podcast Featured Me Reading My Blog Post on What it Was Like to Get My First Book Published

I am so excited to have my blog post, Rejection Perfection, featured on a recent episode of the Charlotte Readers Podcast. The whole episode is terrific, but my segment comes in at around 41.04 minutes if you’re short on time. Click the link above to read it. You can also listen to me reading it […]

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Sarah and I Featured in a WWD Article

Check out this fantastic article my alma mater, Women’s Wear Daily, ran on me and Sarah. I worked there from 1992-1996, covering the beauty business just like Sarah did at FDG. And two of my bosses there inspired Sarah’s bosses, Michael Gallagher and Nils Petersen—even though both Michael and Nils are their own people. While […]

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SPIN CITY

To me, the worst part of online shopping replacing stores and streaming replacing vinyl is the disappearance of record stores. They’ve always been my favorite place to hang out. When I was a kid, Igor Records on Cedar Lane in Teaneck, N.J., was my all-time favorite. I started shopping there when I was in the […]

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From Wimp to Workout Queen

One of the questions people most frequently ask me about The Rise, Fall, and Return of Sarah Mandelbaum is how much is fact and how much is fiction. After all, Sarah and I are an awful lot alike. But we’re pretty different, too. While I don’t want to spill all my secrets, since a little […]

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Sarah and I make our debut on Charlotte Readers Podcast!

Sarah and I were featured on our very first podcast September 5th, 2023. Check us out on episode 355 of the Charlotte Readers Podcast. You can play the audio from the podcast and review the show notes using the attached link. You also can catch the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio, and Amazon Music […]

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