Let’s Take the Stink off Pink

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in the fall of 2012, the world was exploding in pink. NFL players had tackled the cause for three years, but I hadn’t watched enough football to notice. Now, it was impossible to ignore. Worse, my daughters called me at every sighting. From pastel nail polish to ribbon-stamped…

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BACK TO WRITING? Top Tips from an Author

Now that we’re in Back-to-School mode, are you eager to get back to writing? Same! My kids don’t need new pencils anymore, but ever since A Boob’s Life was released, my work life has been a blur of promotion. I missed the typical pre-pandemic book tour, but it was a dream come true to be…

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Top 10 Reasons Why Audiobooks Make The Best Summer Reads

Audiobooks make the best summer reads. Why? Because now that the lockdown is lifting, it’s time to hit the road. Whether you’re visiting friends or family or just taking a little vacay, it’s smart to do some downloading first. That’s why the timing for the audio release of A Boob’s Life is so exciting. Not only…

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Did Motherhood Make Me a Writer?

Did you ever wonder what your mother would be if not a mother? Or how your choices will define you? With the release of A Boob’s Life, I’m often asked how I became a writer. It wasn’t my plan. And the answer surprised me. Sure, I read a lot when I was little. I hoarded…

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Why Book Clubs Love Boobs

Why do Book Clubs love boobs? Because most readers have boobs. In fact, most book buyers have boobs. And, yes, most Americans do, too. But we rarely talk about them. Now, you have an excuse. There are so many topics to discuss in this book! And so much gossip to share… Especially after you see…

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My Big American Boob Dream

Want to hear about my big American boob dream? Yesterday, a handwritten note from my breast cancer surgeon at Cedars Sinai Hospital arrived in the mail. This renowned doctor was thanking me for an advanced copy of A Boobs’ Life. I burst into tears. The whole freaking book is a thank-you note to him! Only…

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A Boob’s Life TV Deal!

A Boob’s Life TV Deal? The night I decided to write a book about boobs, the title flashed in my mind like a movie marquis. I could see it. But never in my wildest dreams did I imagine other people could see it, too. Two producers (with boobs) got a sneak peek. They wooed me…

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America’s Deep-Rooted Fear of a President With Boobs

Politics is the most obvious symptom of a deep cultural divide. The personal is not only political, but goes deep into our  emotions, intellect… and bodies. The results are insidious. I admit, I’m obsessed, too. It started so early, I wasn’t even aware of it. Not long after Mr. Frederick invented the inflatable bra, I…

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NYT Modern Love: How I Got to Here

When I told him I would never marry again, I meant it. We were holding hands in a restaurant in Santa Barbara, Calif., on our first weekend away, and I was hiding my nerves behind the boldness of high heels and a garter belt. I wasn’t trying to bait the hook, or reel in the…

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