• Laughing In The Dark By Susan Swartz | Official Book Trailer

    Laughing In The Dark By Susan Swartz | Official Book Trailer0

    What better way to deal with the absurdity and certainty of mortality than to cry and laugh with your best friends? Girlfriends are the best medicine. Franny, Jude, and Anna go on their annual lake camp-out in Northern California to eat and drink, skinny dip and whoop into the night when the subject turns to

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  • Read An Excerpt From Laughing In The Dark

    Read An Excerpt From Laughing In The Dark0

    What better way to deal with the absurdity and certainty of mortality than to cry and laugh with your best friends? Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel Laughing in the Dark by Susan Swartz: Chapter One As Franny drove north on the freeway, she saw three hot air balloons suspended in the late

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  • Interview With Susan Swartz, Author Of Laughing In The Dark

    Interview With Susan Swartz, Author Of Laughing In The Dark0

    In Laughing in the Dark, Franny, Jude, and Anna go on their annual lake camp-out in Northern California to eat and drink, skinny dip and whoop into the night when the subject turns to death. What do you want to do before you die? What will you wear to your funeral? Who will do your

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  • 5 Must-Read Novels About Strong Memorable Older Women

    5 Must-Read Novels About Strong Memorable Older Women0

    Smart women of all ages will appreciate these 5 must-read novels about strong memorable older women. 1. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout Olive Kitteridge is beyond prickly but she’s resilient. She’s enraging but can be almost endearing, even if you might not want her living next door. 2. Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf

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  • 5 Novels About Long-Standing Friendships

    5 Novels About Long-Standing Friendships0

    These novels about long-standing friendships remind us why we love and cherish our BFF relationships.  1. The Book Club by Mary Alice Monroe “Mary Alice Monroe invites you to meet five remarkable characters as she explores the power of friendship with tenderness, honesty and understanding. “On the surface, it is a monthly book club. But

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  • 5 Pieces Of Girlfriend Advice For Staying Vital As We Get Older

    5 Pieces Of Girlfriend Advice For Staying Vital As We Get Older0

    Doctors tell us that as we age we should maintain a good diet and work out, but what do our girlfriends have to say about getting older? Here are 5 pieces of girlfriend advice for staying vital as we get older from the new novel Laughing in the Dark by Susan Swartz. 1. KEEP LAUGHING

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