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Jan.28.2013
Professional psychic Miriam Kaminsky secretly hopes that her paranormal abilities will be passed on after skipping a generation, but her daughter Cara isn’t so sure. After all, Miriam’s Aunt Chaia was institutionalized for most of her life because of a similar “gift.” As her granddaughter...
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Jan.28.2013
"Shapiro effectively immerses readers in a world of spirits—a milieu in which  Miriam’s dead Bubbie talks to her on a daily basis—and keeps the proceedings from ever feeling over-the-top."
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Dec.26.2012
For my book party, my husband got a cake iced with the cover of my newest novel, Kaylee's Ghost, at Karma Bakery in East Meadow, Long Island. The crowd really dug in, but no one could bring himself to eat the ghost, no matter that it was chocholate.
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Dec.24.2012
http://rochellejewelshapiro.com/article-about-me-in-the-great-neck-record-featuring-kaylees-ghost-2/
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Dec.20.2012
Welve all lived through Y2K. We're going to make it through the Mayan doomsday as well. Party hard. Celebrate the new lease on life.
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Dec.20.2012
Welve all lived through Y2K. We're going to make it through the Mayan doomsday as well. Party hard. Celebrate the new lease on life.
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Dec.18.2012
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Zyng_5eI60
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Dec.18.2012
Breughel, the Elder,  known for his bucolic scenes of 16th century Flemish life, drew his subject matter for this painting from the wars that had ravaged his own country in which the Spanish Catholic armies of the Hapsburg empire tried to crush Protestant resistance. The painting came to my...
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Dec.18.2012
Breughel, the Elder,  known for his bucolic scenes of 16th century Flemish life, drew his subject matter for this painting from the wars that had ravaged his own country in which the Spanish Catholic armies of the Hapsburg empire tried to crush Protestant resistance. The painting came to my...
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Dec.17.2012
My twitter account was corrupted somehow. When I had been asked for my cell number to secure it, I thought, what do I need them knowing my number? I put in a fake one. Now it turns out I need it to restore my account. They send you a text. Argh. It took me two years to get 600 followers and now I...
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Dec.15.2012
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lxGqPq8ip4&feature=share I know I should be more vain, not venous, but I could be one of Picasso's women during his Blue Period if I wasn't plump or I could be a Smurf here.
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Dec.15.2012
There are no words. This is a scar on our collective hearts.
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Dec.13.2012
Piggy
Here it is. I found this couplet in an old notebook: From my piggy bank I sadly learn My spending money is all I earn.
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