Is France in your plan for summer vacation?

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Whether yes (lucky you) or no, you can travel to Provence with Elizabeth Bard in her New York Times Bestseller PICNIC IN PROVENCE.  Her journey from Paris (LUNCH IN PARIS) to a charming village in The south of France will have you dreaming of strolls through fields of lavender and afternoons enjoying saffron ice cream.  A memoir with recipes – of course.

Thrilled to share Shanna Mahin’s ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’ amazing New York Times Review

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We could not be more excited to share this incredible review of Shanna Mahin’s ‘Oh! You Pretty Things‘ which ran in today’s New York Times. We could go on and on, but we will let Janet Maslin’s review speak for itself:

“Shanna Mahin’s “Oh! You Pretty Things” falls into the gofers’-revenge genre, to which “The Devil Wears Prada” and “The Nanny Diaries” also belong.”

“Ms. Mahin worked as a personal assistant herself. But that’s not why her book works. What matters is her gimlet eye for the culture in which her heroine, Jess Dunne, has become virtually unemployable.”

““Oh! You Pretty Things” may seem outlandish, but it never loses touch with reality. Even at their funniest, Ms. Mahin’s observations are painfully true.”

“Ms. Mahin’s enjoyable debut is a bit reminiscent of Jennifer Weiner’s “Good in Bed,” with a smart, embarrassed but tough heroine who works her way out of a corner.


Ms. Mahin may not have mattered much in those days, but she matters now.”



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We’re so very proud of the review and could go on and on, but instead, we’ll just let you read it for yourself: Oh! You Pretty Things NYT Review.