A former feature writer for the Daily Express, Jane Green took a leap of faith when she left in 1996 to freelance and work on her book. She is now the bestselling author of over fifteen novels. Jane lives in Connecticut with her husband and their blended family of six children.
Meet the bestselling author for an exclusive event and be the first to read her sparkling new novel The Sunshine Sisters.
Packing for a holiday can be both exciting and a little bit stressful. To help make your holiday go as smoothly as possible, we asked some of our favourite authors to share their summer packing essentials.
Bestselling author Jane Green talks about home and what it means to her and her characters.
Time to dig out your whisk and practice your best flipping technique because pancake day is almost here!
RT @PRHAudio: SAVE THE DATE! @JaneGreen's THE BEACH HOUSE will be available as a free download starting 6/28! Listen to a clip: https://t.c…
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RT @booksaremagicbk: Summer reading upgrade! @JaneGreen is here Tuesday at 730 and giving away a tote full of books! #TheSunshineSisters ht…
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RT @BooksInCommon: Check out @JaneGreen at @cincylibrary this Thursday, June 22nd! https://t.co/PIq2lVXFCw
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authorJaneGreen - 13 hours ago
Come join me for this wonderful event, hosted by Books Are Magic, the Brooklyn bookstore recently opened by one of my most favorite writers (and people), Emma Straub. It's been my secret dream for years, to open a bookstore, and I'm gnashing my teeth in jealousy, and utterly thrilled for Emma that she made a dream come true. I can't wait to see it!
authorJaneGreen - yesterday
I'm SO thrilled that The Sunshine Sisters is an Amazon featured beach read!
Happy Saturday! What are your plans today?
The Sunshine Sisters has a voice! And not just any voice...mine! I spent three days in a little recording studio in Katonah, giving life to my characters, and now you can listen. Check out the audiobook here! http://bit.ly/2sOQkil
authorJaneGreen - 2 days ago
All I want on book tour are events filled with adoring readers, drivers who drive smoothly enough that I don't get car sick, and quiet hotel rooms with soft pillows.
The only one that is truly important is the quiet hotel room, and regular readers may know I have a history of disasters in that area.
Recently I showed up at very swanky hotel in Boston, after a grueling few days on tour. I couldn't wait to crawl into bed, order room service, and spend my one day off doing absolutely nothing other than reading in bed and drifting off to sleep.
After an excellent night's sleep, I spent the morning reading and was just drifting off for a second sleep when I was startled by a loud cacophony of whistles and cheering outside. I looked out the window to see the street outside my hotel had been cordoned off, and was filled with thousands of people, all carrying rainbow flags.
It was Pride march in Boston. I stood in the window in my long white nightie, watching my dreams of sleep and quiet disappear. The crowd looked up, and saw me, ghostlike, in my window, and started waving. I waved back, and then, as a smile spread upon my face, I figured if you can't beat them, you have to join them.
If you read my novels you will know that I am an unequivocal supporter of gay rights, and that I firmly believe that it doesn't matter who you love, as long as you love.
My gay male friends (and I have many) ask me if I am sure I am not secretly a gay man. My lesbian friends (and I have many) ask me if I am sure I am not secretly a lesbian.
Perhaps, in another life, I was one of each. I do know that I am fervently and passionately and ardently supportive of gay rights, and that watching that Pride parade brought me to tears. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act in the U.K., which decriminalized homosexual acts between two men in private. How wonderful that today so many are out and proud and accepted.
And yet, after years of growing acceptance of different races, colors, sexualities and genders, we are again living in frightening times with no idea if these past few decades of freedom will soon be a distant memory.
I jumped in that march. Someone gave me a rainbow flag, and I hollered and whooped with the best of them.
It may not have been what I planned for my one day off, but I couldn't have asked for a more perfect day.
Stan and his Rabbit Palace - 13 days ago
Stan has been living on the porch for the past year, but now that we have finished the kitchen renovation, we have lost the porch. It has now become part of Beloved’s office, and Beloved is not happy with sharing a room with Stan the rabbit. Because it is summer and because the weather is […]
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Regatta - 19 days ago
Regatta season is now almost over, The Rower’s boat did magnificently, and the next stop will be National championships, before the world championships in August. It hasn’t been quite as much fun as other years, largely, I suspect, because I am a middle-aged menopausal woman, without the same energy or cheerful smile as I had […]
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Community Office Space - one month ago
For years I was happy working on my own at home, but that was before children, before the business of life, and most importantly, before technology. What I have found, for some time, is that whilst we all like to think that technology is connecting us more than ever before, we are in fact growing […]
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Modern Miss Darcy - one month ago
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The Little Pugger - one month ago
Those who know me well know my propensity for rescuing animals. This is not necessarily a good thing. Occasionally I have found myself overwhelmed and have ended up being a halfway house for the animal in question, finding them a much more loving home after I realize that we have taken on too much, or […]
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