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Books & Brews: The Strangeness of Men / Isley Brewing Company’s Choosy Mother

Two of my favorite things in the world are craft beer and books. On the last Thursday of every month I pair a story I love with a pint to sip while reading it, under the theory that there is a perfect beer to compliment every book. I’m kicking off 2016 with a Book & Brews first — instead …

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On Cozy Coffeeshops & Other People’s Love Stories …

Last Saturday I had a book signing about forty-five minutes away in Fredericksburg, Virginia, at the coziest little coffee shop ever, Agora Downtown Coffee. The shop is co-owned by sisters, one of whom bakes amazing things and the other who is the biggest champion for local artists ever (as well as a talented artist and craftsperson, …

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