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Danielle Herzog, is a freelance writer who has the pleasure of writing for the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Parenting.com, The Huffington Post, AOL.com, What to Expect.com, Nickelodeon’s Nick Mom and various other national and local magazines, newspapers and sites. Additionally, she was the writer behind Martinis and Minivans, which garnered over 20,000 combined followers in just two years. She is also an on-air reporter and correspondent for Moms Everyday, as well as for local and national television programs. Danielle is currently completing her first novel, a work of women's fiction. Danielle tweets at @martinisandmini and can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/martinisandminivans. Her website is - www.danielleherzog.com.

Let Nancy Thayer’s Secrets in Summer Take You to the Beach This Weekend

romance in the sand

Let Nancy Thayer’s Secrets in Summer Take You to the Beach This Weekend

It was 38 degrees outside and a frigid hailstorm pounded against my living room window. However, as I read Nancy Thayer’s latest Nantucket beach novel,...
Sometimes More Isn’t Better: Sophie Kinsella’s My Not So Perfect Life

picture perfect

Sometimes More Isn’t Better: Sophie Kinsella’s My Not So Perfect Life

There are currently 137 photos on my phone that were all from my attempt to get just one happy, everyone-looking-forward, family photo. Not for a picture...
Not Quite Love at First Sight: Mary Balogh’s Someone to Hold

twists and turns

Not Quite Love at First Sight: Mary Balogh’s Someone to Hold

I’ll admit it: Up until now, I had never dipped my toe in the pool of historical romances before. I was the girl who was checking out the back of...
Jayne Ann Krentz’s When All The Girls Have Gone Draws Readers into a Tangled Web

when all the girls have gone

Jayne Ann Krentz’s When All The Girls Have Gone Draws Readers into a Tangled Web

A shiver went right down my spine the moment I read the first line of Jayne Ann Krentz’s latest novel, When All The Girls Have Gone. “The...
Jojo Moyes Gets to the Heart of the Matter in Paris for One & Other Stories

short stories

Jojo Moyes Gets to the Heart of the Matter in Paris for One & Other Stories

Who doesn’t dream of jetting off to Paris for a romantic couples weekend? Wine, cheese, the Eiffel tower—all in one beautiful place that simply...
Just Try to Put Down Christina Dodd’s Because I’m Watching: We Dare You

you won't see it coming

Just Try to Put Down Christina Dodd’s Because I’m Watching: We Dare You

I’m a sucker for a broken man. Okay, not in real life. I mean, who actually wants a man who doesn’t shower and needs excessive amounts of...
Chemistry and Intrigue Abound in Susan Elizabeth Phillips’ First Star I See Tonight

opposites attract

Chemistry and Intrigue Abound in Susan Elizabeth Phillips’ First Star I See Tonight

There’s nothing better than a tough as nails female character who’s hellbent on doing exactly what needs to be done, no matter who stands in...
Sandra Brown Brings the Heat in Sting

it's here!

Sandra Brown Brings the Heat in Sting

I need to officially apologize to my husband and children. For the past 24 hours, I have fed them store-bought pizza, let them watch excessive amounts of...
Susan Wiggs’ Family Tree is a Story of Courage and Reconnection

new beginnings

Susan Wiggs’ Family Tree is a Story of Courage and Reconnection

There is something I love almost as much as a good book; something that warms my insides and makes me sigh with satisfaction. That something is pancakes:...
Christine Feehan’s Shadow Rider is One Hot Ride

hot hot hot

Christine Feehan’s Shadow Rider is One Hot Ride

Naughty. Unbelievably steamy and naughty.  That’s what I said to a friend after I finished the first book in Feehan’s Shadow series, Shadow...
Love isn’t Always Pretty in Liz Kay’s Monsters: A Love Story

monsters need love too

Love isn’t Always Pretty in Liz Kay’s Monsters: A Love Story

I love to see truth in writing when it comes to love and relationships. Not the longing eyes or the soft caresses, but the real stuff. The love between...
Nancy Thayer’s The Island House is a Great Way To Kick Off Your Summer Reading

a vacation in a book

Nancy Thayer’s The Island House is a Great Way To Kick Off Your Summer Reading

The smell of the ocean. The sand under your feet. The boats in the harbor, raising their sails in the wind. These are the images of summer—the things...

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