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Classics Worth Reading | Lady Chatterley's Lover

September 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

As time wears on, Connie begins to wither physically, and crave sexual intimacy with a man, and children. Not wishing to hurt or embarrass her husband, she has a secret affair with an Irish playwright, but feels so guilty that she breaks it off. Clifford, noticing that her humor had been much improved during the affair and her despondency after, suggests in his ignorance that she “have an affair, to cheer herself up.” [...]

Patry Francis | Author Interview

July 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

I first encountered Patry Francis’ words on her blog, Simply Wait, back in the 2005, before I had heard of Facebook or Twitter, when I read dozens of individual blogs [...]

Summer's Sizzling Hot Cocktail Reads

July 24, 2014 // 3 Comments

In the last few months, I’ve read several scintillating scorchers mostly while relaxing by cooling bodies of water.  By a pool in Charlotte, on a beach in Hilton Head, and [...]

Books & Chocolate

July 19, 2014 // 2 Comments

We were tagged by the lovely Kelly Wilson of wilsonwrites.com for a blog hop featuring two of our most favorite things: books and chocolate. The Sweatpants & Coffee team [...]

Shebooks | Real Women, No Padding

June 23, 2014 // 1 Comment

For all those who fear the death of print books, no one can deny that digital publishing is keeping reading alive in an increasingly attention-deficit time. And it’s [...]

Will You Be My Mother?

May 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Jennifer Haupt’s new e-book “Will you be my Mother? The quest to answer yes,” includes three stories from her journey to love better and connect more deeply with her [...]

Hot Cocktail Read: The Boss

February 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

For a hot cocktail read— The Boss by Abigail Barnette is a scorcher. There were times when I had to put down my iPad and fan myself with the small cocktail napkin from [...]
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