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Holiday Greetings!

From: Readers/Friends
To: TDW Authors/Friends

Holiday Greetings!

[During this Season of giving and sharing, The Divining Wand’s readers would like to thank their authors/friends for this past year and wish them Holiday Greetings. The next few weeks will feature universal as well as personal nods to writers who share with us throughout the year. Happy Holidays!] AN ODE OF TO OUR COOKING AUTHORS AND A RECIPE FOR CHOCOLATE BOURBAN PECAN PIE By Suzanne Anderson My love of cooking and books about cooking probably stems from my earliest…

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Jenny Nelson and Georgia’s Kitchen

Jenny Nelson and Georgia’s Kitchen

According to Jenny Nelson, the best advice she ever received on writing a novel was, “to write the book I wanted to read.” It took years to complete but when the author debuted with Georgia’s Kitchen on August 3, 2010, she had told a story that also appealed to countless readers. The proof: Five star reviews at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Borders! Ah reviews, the author’s main character Georgia Gray knows them well. From the novel’s title one would…

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Guest Jenny Nelson
On Food, Florence, and Inspiration

Guest Jenny Nelson
On Food, Florence, and Inspiration

[Ah sweet memories — particularly those deep, heartfelt ones that inspire authors to wrap a novel around them. In today’s guest post, Jenny Nelson describes how her first trip to Italy began a love affair and ultimately a setting for her debut novel, Georgia’s Kitchen.] On Food, Florence, and Inspiration The first time I went to Florence I was 20 years old and had just finished two semesters in Mardrid, where I majored in “mucha marcha,” the distinctly Madrileño art…

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The Revealing of Jenny Nelson

The Revealing of Jenny Nelson

Early in August, Jenny Nelson debuted with Georgia’s Kitchen), described in this tempting one sentence synopsis: A dazzling debut novel made with the finest ingredients: romance, cooking, Italy, New York, and one woman’s appetite for more. And topped off with praise by a familiar author: “All the right ingredients—an insider’s look at the restaurant industry, a heart–warming heroine, and a romp through Tuscany—make for a delightful and delicious book. Buyer be warned: GEORGIA’S KITCHEN will leave you hungry for more…

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