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Lian Dolan

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Lian Dolan is a writer, producer and broadcaster. She is the author of three bestselling novels, Helen of Pasadena and Elizabeth the First Wife. Her latest book, The Sweeney Sisters, arrives in paperback in April 2021 from William Morrow. Two decades ago, Lian created Satellite Sisters, an award-winning radio talk show, blog and website with her four real sisters. Satellite Sisters is now a top-rated podcast for women. Lian is also the co-author of Satellite Sisters UnCommon Senses and You're the Best: A Celebration of Friendship. . Her writing has appeared in many national magazines, including regular columns in O, The Oprah Magazine and Working Mother. She is currently a regular columnist for Pasadena Magazine. TV appearances have include ...more

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The Sweeney Sisters

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Concerning me and my husband we’ve owned extra MP3 gamers over the years than I can count, such as Sansas, iRivers, iPods (basic & touch), the Ibiza Rhapsody, etc. But, the last few many years I’ve settled down to one line of players.

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A totally enjoyable, sexy contemporary romance with zing. Sara Desai knows here way around a multicultural romance and The Dating Plan is no exception. A Bay area Indian-American coder reconnects with the Irish-American bad boy who broke her heart in ...more
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Band of Sisters by Lauren Willig lifted up my spirits, not easy to do in the waning days of 2020 and with a story set in wartime. But Band of Sisters delivers on all fronts: fascinating historical details about World War 1 and an intrepid group of Am ...more
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The White Coat Diaries is a compelling mix of medicine, self-discovery, romance, and family drama. A tough combo to pull off but Madi Sinha clearly knows her territory, as a doctor and writer, and as a reader, we really go along on the rounds. The ho ...more
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A Better Man is a thoughtful exploration of modern manhood by writer and comedian Michael Ian Black. The tone is unexpected from Black but once you learn that the collection of essays was inspired by the Sandy Hook School Shooting, an event the Black ...more
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The Ex Talk is a novel for public radio nerds, podcast fans, old school radio junkies, and romance readers who enjoy Northwest Settings. I fall into all those categories, including having actually worked in public radio before transitioning to podcas ...more
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Who's looking for a seriously grown-up book about very messy marriages and family relationships? Well, I was and this book by screenwriter and novelist Nadine Bismuth kept me engaged on all fronts. Sophisticated, spare and unsparing, this novel takes ...more
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“You starvelling, you eel-skin, you dried neat’s-tongue, you bull’s-pizzle, you stock-fish—O for breath to utter what is like thee!—you tailor’s-yard, you sheath, you bow-case, you vile standing tuck!”
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“That's the kind of luxury that men have. They can be awful and beloved. Women don't get that kind of leeway.”
Lian Dolan, The Sweeney Sisters

“when you’re lying, it’s best to stick as close to the truth as you can.”
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The love you take
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