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Jane Heller, a New York native who recently moved from Santa Barbara, CA to New Preston, CT, is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 13 novels of romantic comedy, including "Name Dropping," "Lucky Stars," and "Best Enemies." Nine of Heller's novels have been optioned for film or television, and all of them have been translated in countries around the world. Her first book of nonfiction, "Confessions of a She-Fan: The Course of True Love with the New York Yankees," is a humorous look at her passion for baseball. Her book about caregiving, "You'd Better Not Die or I'll Kill You: A Caregiver's Survival Guide to Keeping You in Good Health and Good Spirits," combines Heller's personal essays about being the wife of a man with C ...more

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Jane Heller For me, the best part is making readers laugh. I love writing comedy. Love it! We all need an escape from time to time, and laughing is how we get thr…moreFor me, the best part is making readers laugh. I love writing comedy. Love it! We all need an escape from time to time, and laughing is how we get through the dark times. It keeps us sane and lowers our stress levels. Humor has always been my salvation, and I hope my books provide it.(less)
Jane Heller Hi Fran, it was not my intention for the hospital scene in Some Nerve to be offensive. None of my editors or other readers found it to be. I write hum…moreHi Fran, it was not my intention for the hospital scene in Some Nerve to be offensive. None of my editors or other readers found it to be. I write humorous novels and sometimes sex can be comical. But humor is subjective and you're certainly entitled to your opinion. "Hate" is a strong word, however. My books are meant to be lighthearted escapes. Perhaps you'll find another of my novels that is more to your liking.(less)
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I keep forgetting about my poor “Mainly Jane” blog, not giving it nearly the same amount of attention that I’ve been giving my “She-Fan” Yankees blog. So it’s high time I posted here!


After my move to Florida full-time in May, I was beset by some medical problems (I’m currently nursing a wounded leg), so I’ve had plenty of time not only to research the nonfiction book I’ve been intendin

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I keep forgetting about my poor “Mainly Jane” blog, not giving it nearly the same amount of attention that I’ve been giving my “She-Fan” Yankees bl Read more of this blog post »
Jane and 2 other people liked Jane Heller's blog post: News about THREE BLONDE MICE!
" Yup, we have a cover for my new novel, which Diversion Books will publish in August. Why the heart of carrots? Because my “three blonde mice” heroines, Elaine, Jackie and Pat, have taken a farm-to-table vacation together i..." Read more of this blog post »
You'd Better Not Die or I'll Kill You by Jane Heller
"I cried at many points in this book because I recognized so much of my own experiences in the stories in this book. Lots of good advice, even though as a caregiver, you're probably just too exhausted, frustrated, busy to take it. Excellent book that " Read more of this review »
You'd Better Not Die or I'll Kill You by Jane Heller
"I've been reading Jane Heller's You'd Better Not Die or I'll Kill You, and it's exceptional. . Two hours later (with lots of laughs and tears), I finished it from cover to cover.Honestly, after doing home health with a 87 year old , with her declinin" Read more of this review »
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What an unusual subject for a novel - just fascinating. I loved learning about the emotional meaning behind flowers and plants, but the story worked because of the wonderfully flawed yet likable heroine. I followed her trials wanting to yell, "Don't ...more
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“In other words, I am the Brunette Who Keeps Her Head.”
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“Open your heart to a baseball team and you're liable to get it broken.”
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Jean Galloway im having Jane Heller withdrawal .. cant wait for a new book !!! you are one of my favorite all time authors !


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