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Shirley Goldberg

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Shirley Goldberg is a writer, novelist, and former ESL and French teacher who’s lived in Paris, Crete, and Casablanca. She writes about men and women of a certain age starting over.

Middle Ageish, ON SALE now for $.99 is the first book in her series Starting Over. Romantic women's fiction/rom com for women of a certain age. At last.

Shirley's friends like to guess which stories from the novel are true. 

Eat Your Heart Out, book #2 has arrived. You'll meet Dana and Alex, foodie friends who sauté, banter, and tiptoe their way around the kitchen. What's with the smooching, though? Who are they kidding?

You can preorder it!

Shirley's website http://midagedating.com offers a humorous look at living single and dating in mid life.

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Over-50 dating? Avoid the spinach profile.

Your friends love you. If you’re late to dinner, no big deal. They know your foibles. You misplace emails. Your front seat is a jumble of water bottles and Goodwill bags. You text on the fly and don’t proof before sending. No one cares.

They understand you.

This dating thing is a little different. There’s little understanding and very little forgiving going on.

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Shirley Goldberg FREE AUDIO BOOK LOVERS ALERT! Seven choice audio books for free through Story Origins. The first is Seneca Lake by Emily Heebner.
Here are the other authors: Jean Grant, Laura Heffernan, Shereen Vedam, J.W. Elliot, Uvi Poznansky, and Judith Sterling.
Genres are YA, Women’s Fiction, Coming of Age, New Adult. The book pictured here is Emily Heebner’s Seneca Lake. Review requested and much appreciated.

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Seneca Lake, Emily Heebner, author is featured here.
While WWII rages, will Meg defy her family and follow her heart?
1944 in rural upstate New York. High school senior Meg lives with her grandparents above a saloon overlooking Seneca Lake. Born during the crash of 1929, Meg was one too many pregnancies for her emotionally fragile mother.

Meg aims to break free from her family's cycle of poverty by attending Cornell University in the fall. Her grandparents hope she'll nab a ring from wealthy Hank Wickham before he deploys for Europe. But Meg finds secret romance with handsome, enigmatic Arthur, a 19-year-old Seneca Indian farm worker who shares life lessons with Meg, telling her stories from Iroquois Indian lore.

Locals look down on "injuns" and resent the fact that Arthur's farm job exempts him from military duty. While the war rages in Europe, Meg and Arthur must fight their own battles at home.Seneca Lake


Shirley Goldberg Madison wrote: "Hi Shirley
I look forward to following your reading and reviews."


Hi, and thanks so much.


Madison Warner Fairbanks Hi Shirley
I look forward to following your reading and reviews.


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