RIP: RUTH BADER GINSBURG


Millions of hearts broke last night over the death of liberal giant, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

RBG was only the second woman appointed to Supreme Court Justice and she fought tirelessly for women’s rights and same sex marriage. Her legacy will be remembered forever and the loss is huge.

I was eating outside, celebrating Rosh Hashanah with friends when the waiter delivered the devastating and heartbreaking news. The celebratory, optimistic tone of the night ended with those words and the rest of the evening consisted of expressing our fear for this country.

I urge everyone to vote for Joe Biden in this presidential election. The future of women’s rights, the United States of America, and life as we know it depends on it.

March 15, 1933-September 18, 2020

Book News!

This will be a short one, but the sweetest blog I’ve posted in…well…ever!

I was offered and have accepted a two-book publishing deal with Forever, the romance and women’s fiction imprint of Grand Central Publishing.

Here’s the official announcement from Publisher’s Marketplace with the elevator pitch for the first novel in the deal – AS SEEN ON TV.

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Ever since I started my first novel, JUST FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS, in 2008, I dreamed of signing a traditional print deal. It took twelve years, but it’s happening and I couldn’t be more thrilled. I can’t wait to work with Leah Hultenschmidt at Forever on making AS SEEN ON TV as strong as possible before it gets into your hands, and I am so appreciative of my kickass agent, Melissa Edwards, for helping make this happen!

Thank you to all my readers who have waited a very long time for my next book. You’ll have to wait a bit longer since the book won’t be out until 2022, but I hope the love story between Adi and Finn will be worth the wait!

More details to follow when I can.

Where I’m at A-Z Pandemic edition

I hope you all had a great weekend! The weather in New York City was beautiful and I went running on Saturday and Sunday mornings. I try to get out early and beat the crowds. That way, I get my fix of fresh air and don’t feel like I’m missing anything stuck indoors the rest […]

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dating in the time of Corona

I’m not doing it. End of blog. Just kidding. Let’s discuss. When I thought the restaurant/bar closings, instructions to stay at home, and warnings against close contact with others would last several weeks to a month, dating was something I was happy to put on hold. I didn’t see the point. The idea of spending […]

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What I most look forward to after a vaccine

A few days ago, I posted my favorite things about staying at home. Today, I want to take a different route. To avoid being negative, I’m not going to list all the things I hate about life these days. Instead, I will take a more positive approach and discuss what I most look forward to […]

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Favorite books to stay at home with

I’m devouring books more than ever due to my complete lack of a non-virtual social life. While many of us are embracing reading during this time, I’ve heard others are struggling to focus on books. By sharing some of my favorite reads over the last two months, I hope I can provide recommendations to those […]

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Fitness in the age of Corona

Before Covid-19, I exercised five days a week. My rotation consisted of outdoor runs, the Peloton bike in my apartment building’s gym, spinning at NYSC, and rowing classes at Row House. When gyms were ordered to close down, I had to re-access my fitness routine. Spinning, rowing, and the Peloton bike were no longer options […]

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FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT ISOLATION

There are so many things to hate about this moment in time. Constant fear and anxiety, not being able to see my friends and family without a device between us, and struggling to breathe behind a face mask are at the top of my list. Perhaps I will publicly add to that list at some […]

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Meredith’s TV Guide

For more than six weeks now, my social life has consisted of Zoom and Facebook happy hours with friends and family. Going out in the evenings hasn’t been an option which means I have watched television every night for the last 50+ days. I’ve kept my viewing under control by limiting it to the evenings/nights […]

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Marathon Blog – Day 1

Hello to all from my individual hell…I mean social isolation! Once again, it’s been a while since I’ve posted, but beginning today I will be sharing content daily. Yes, daily! (minus weekends). You see, all this time at home has allowed me to finish a first draft of a book and several rounds of self-editing […]

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