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Joanne Kimes

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I used to write for TV but when I became pregnant, I couldn't believe there wasn't a book out there that delved into the true perils of procreation. So I wrote "Pregnancy Sucks", sent it out to a handful of publishers and, at the lowest point in any woman's year, when trying on bathing suits at the mall, I got a call that it was going to be published! It became a best-seller and led to a dozen other books in the "Sucks" series, and an appearance on the Today show. I just released my first fiction book, "Finding Paris: A Novel" which is like going to the city of light from your coziest chair. I hope you enjoy it! Merci beaucoup. ...more

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5 Star Review!!

So thrilled about the "5 star, highly recommend" review by Susan Keefe, Editor at Columbia Review of Books and Film:

"The magic of Paris weaves its spell on two unsuspecting American women. A charming, authentic and heart-warming tale that takes the reader along on their journey…

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