“The literary equivalent of a summer night, a good friend and a gin-and-tonic: Shannon is a deft writer; a natural storyteller with a wicked turn of phrase and frighteningly specific memory...”

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The Design Mom Book

If you don’t know Gabrielle Stanley Blair you absolutely need to.

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The Man With No Feet

This cannot be happening. Last week you fight off a happy ending massage and this week you’re going to be the victim of a foot-ectomy by a footless magazine salesman …

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Lane Bryant’s Response to Victoria Secret’s “Perfect Body” Campaign

I absolutely love the Lane Bryant “I’m No Angel” campaign.

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What to do in London

During one particularly gruesome scene, a character, who’d also provided comic relief, kills himself by slitting both wrists …

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I Went in for a Massage and Might Have had a Happy Ending (London)

Thwackah! This was the sound of the 4′ 6′ Shimura whipping both sheets off me like a magician revealing the fact he’s made his assistant disappear.

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Tales From an Inadvertent Matchmaker

One night at the Peninsula I noted two gentlemen eyeing Glenna and me from a neighboring table.

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