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Susan Colleen Browne

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Susan Colleen Browne weaves her love of Ireland and her passion for country life into her Village of Ballydara series--novels and stories of love, friendship, and family set in the Irish countryside. Her new Ballydara novel, The Galway Girls, is a warmhearted tale of women's friendships and finding love where you least expect it.

Since Susan loves reading and watching Irish stories too, she shares a list of favorite Irish books and movies at www.susancolleenbrowne.com, where you'll also find free books! She's a big fan of authors Liane Moriarty, Marian Keyes, and Jojo Moyes.

Her award-winning memoir, "Little Farm in the Foothills," is a lighthearted account of her first, tumultuous year of country life--a tale for gardeners, nature lovers, an
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Susan Colleen Browne I think of writer's block as not knowing or not being able to decide where your story is going next. When I'm stuck, I shut off my laptop. I'll go out…moreI think of writer's block as not knowing or not being able to decide where your story is going next. When I'm stuck, I shut off my laptop. I'll go out into the garden and pull weeds, or bake some cookies, and let my subconscious work the problem for me. Then when I return to my computer, I usually have a solution!(less)
Susan Colleen Browne My latest book, a middle-grade chapter book called The Secret Astoria Scavenger Hunt, was inspired by several sources: some childhood memories, a…moreMy latest book, a middle-grade chapter book called The Secret Astoria Scavenger Hunt, was inspired by several sources: some childhood memories, a newspaper clipping about a ghost sighting, and my fondness for the small riverside town of Astoria, Oregon. I'm also a big fan of The Goonies movie, and had a great time visiting Astoria during the 2015 Anniversary Celebration!(less)
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Harvest Time is Pickle Time!

At a recent book event for Little Farm Homegrown, a local chef, Christy Fox from Evolve Chocolates + Café, stopped by to share a plate of her refrigerator pickles. She pickles pretty much every late summer vegetable: bell peppers, onion, zucchini, cabbage, even turnips! Chef Christy’s method turned out to be a lot like mine, basic and super easy. She recommends rice... Read more of this blog post »
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The Immortal Irishman is a terrific historical page-turner--Timothy Egan brings an extraordinary man, Thomas Meagher, to vibrant life. Meagher was a young Irish agitator and orator who advocated for a starving Ireland during the Great Hunger of the 1 ...more
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Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
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I took a chance on this novel--a love story between a caregiver and a man confined to a wheelchair for life? I didn't think I'd enjoy it. But after I read Jojo Moyes One Plus One, a story I didn't want to end, I knew I had to give Me Before You a try ...more
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I once read about a ghost sighting--a young girl--in an old graveyard, and I told myself, I'll have to write about that someday... And in The Secret Astoria Scavenger Hunt, I finally did! I was further inspired by memories of
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A lovely memoir about starting a restaurant with your spouse--the author shares all the joys and challenges of working in a restaurant when you're not a chef but someone who loves to cook at home. Great recipes too!
" The Husband's Secret, Big Little Lies and What Alice Forgot are the best books I've read in years! I love Liane Moriarty's inventive story lines too-- ...more "
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