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March 07, 2014 • in Books & Movies

A Garden of Marvels

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I don’t usually read gardening books, but this one promised sex. I was intrigued by a peek at the great orgy happening in the great outdoors. All those …

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March 04, 2014 • in Books & Movies

Act Like a Couple, Think Like a Person: 5 Fight-Less, Love-More Strategies to Superglue Your Relationship

by guest blogger Laurie Puhn, lawyer, couples mediator, and author Sometimes, the best advice given to people in a relationship is common sense, uncommonly used—as in, do unto your mate as you’d like done to you. As a lawyer, a …

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February 14, 2014 • in Books & Movies

Just Keep Swimming

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger When Lynne Cox was a little girl on her swim team in New Hampshire, she never wanted to get out of the pool. She wasn’t the fastest, and she rarely won races, …

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February 07, 2014 • in Books & Movies

Heroines Gone Wild

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels Once upon a time, if a woman wanted to make it in the world she had to keep her ankles covered and her thoughts to herself.  And “making …

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January 21, 2014 • in Books & Movies

Get Sugar Smart

by guest blogger Anne Alexander, editorial director, Prevention Over the past couple of years, I have developed a food obsession. Not as in “I am obsessed with grape tomatoes or mint chocolate,” which I am. No, I’ve set my sights …

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December 06, 2013 • in Books & Movies

Sex, Reputation, and Leaning In: A
Romance Author’s Favorite Books
of 2013

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I confess, after a long day writing novels, I don’t always want to spend the evening looking at more words. Having said that, there is no greater pleasure …

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November 01, 2013 • in Books & Movies

7 Things I Learned about Life
from Romance Novels

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure In days of yore, there was a tremendous fear that young, impressionable youths would be corrupted by what they read in novels. An 18th-century conduct book warned …

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