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“Anyone else think the movie was better?”

This made me laugh. Happy Monday, friends!

Comic: "Book club bouncer"

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Pretty in pink

I adore pink, plus I love fashion from the past, so this 1870s ensemble really knocks my socks off!

Photo: 1870s ensemble in pink silk and damask

via Kate Strasdin on Twitter

Pink silk faille and ivory damask . . . isn’t it yummy?

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Monday giveaway!

Mondays can be tough, so I thought a giveaway would be fun! What book would you like to win? Let me know on my Facebook page, and on Friday I’ll choose two winners via Random.org!

Graphic: "Giveaway! What do you want to win?" via Lisa Berne

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Baby love!

Isn’t this a beautiful photo? Seeing the happiness on these faces makes me happy, too. ♥

Photo: the new royal baby Archie and family

Welcome to the world, Archie!

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Interview and giveaway!

I’m excited to let you know that I’m being featured in Shana Galen’s next newsletter! And there’s a giveaway as well — two copies of my most recent book, The Bride Takes a Groom, are up for grabs.

Image: The Bride Takes a Groom by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

If you haven’t already signed up for Shana’s newsletter, would you like to? Click here to go to her website. Or here to access the signup form on her Facebook page. But hurry — Shana’s newsletter goes out on Tuesday the 14th.

To learn more about The Bride Takes a Groom, see some of the nice things people are saying about it, and to read an excerpt, click here.

 

 

 

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“I’m going to that book sale”

 

This really speaks to me.Image: laughing emoji

Meme: "I'm going to that book sale"

via Bookstr

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“Mr. Darcy falls in love with Ms. Bennet”

Fellow Jane Austen fans! This irreverent little video made me laugh SO HARD. Enjoy!

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My hero!

As I’m writing, I like to have some kind of visual inspiration for my protagonists. Here’s how I sort of picture the hero in my next book, Engaged to the Earl.

Photograph: Richard Rankin

What do you think? Are you inspired, too? ;)

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Mondays can be hard . . .

. . . so here’s a pic of the cutest mug ever. Enjoy! ♥

via Helen Warlow on Twitter

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Mr. Darcy or Professor Bhaer?

If you’re a fan of both Little Women and Pride and Prejudice, as I am, you may find this article by Clare Church, “Let’s Stop Romanticizing Mr. Darcy When There Are Way Better Options in Literature,” of great interest. She makes some thought-provoking points about kindness, personal growth, and a heroine’s choice. 

Leaving us with a fun/difficult question: if you had to choose, which hero would it be?

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