Tag: books

Friendship by the Book: Big Little Lies by Lianne Moriarity

Published: December 9, 2014 | Last Updated: May 2, 2021 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: Big Little Lies by Lianne Moriarity

The novel Big Little Lies offers some keen insights into female friendships.

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Plum Beach Island, A Novel by Holly Robinson

Published: April 9, 2014 | Last Updated: November 24, 2022 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading
Plum Beach Island, A Novel by Holly Robinson

Holly Robinson, author of Beach Plum Island, writes about how her friendships keep her writing. Comment to win a free copy of her new book.

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Friendship by the Book: An Interview with Carlin Flora, author of Friendfluence

Published: February 25, 2013 | Last Updated: March 24, 2021 By | 11 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: An Interview with Carlin Flora, author of Friendfluence

The new book Friendfluence: The Surprising Way Friends Make Us Who We Are (Doubleday, 2013) by Carlin Flora makes a seminal contribution to the literature on friendship.

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Friendship by the Book: Surviving Female Friendships

Published: February 15, 2013 | Last Updated: June 23, 2022 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: Surviving Female Friendships

Surviving Female Friendships: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly is a new book Nicole Zangara, MSW.

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Friendship by the Book: An interview with Shasta Nelson, author of Friendships Just Don’t Happen

Published: February 5, 2013 | Last Updated: March 17, 2021 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: An interview with Shasta Nelson, author of Friendships Just Don’t Happen

Shasta Nelson is CEO of GirlfriendCircles.com, and a former preacher! She just wrote a new book on friendship, Friendships Just Don’t Happen.

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Guest Post: Why introverts have (even more) trouble making friends

Published: January 18, 2013 | Last Updated: January 18, 2013 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post: Why introverts have (even more) trouble making friends

Making new friends is difficult, especially for introverts. It’s not that we don’t like people or people don’t like us, it’s just that introverts are solitary by nature, and it can be difficult for us to break out and reach out to other people.

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Friendship by the Book – When A Friend Dies

Published: March 18, 2012 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

There have been many prior posts on The Friendship Blog about the pain of losing a close friend but the tragedy of losing a friend to suicide is especially haunting.   In her new book, The Guardians: An Elegy, award-winning writer Sarah Manguso has crafted a beautiful story to help her understand and better cope […]

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Remembering Jeffrey Zaslow

Published: February 13, 2012 | Last Updated: January 17, 2023 By | 23 Replies Continue Reading

Terrible news has a way of traveling almost instantaneously over very long distances. On Friday evening, I was vacationing in Mexico when I learned that Wall Street Journal columnist and best-selling author Jeffrey Zaslow was killed in a car crash on a snowy road in northern Michigan earlier that day.

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On Life Goes Strong – The mean girls of “The Help”

Published: August 15, 2011 | Last Updated: April 26, 2014 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

This weekend, I saw The Help, Kathryn Stockett’s wonderful novel brought to the screen about the plight of African American maids in the South in the early 60s. Like me, many women who have seen the film say that the mean girls it portrays are strikingly similar to the ones they encounter in their own […]

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Friendship by the Book: An interview with the author of The Friendship Fix

Published: May 23, 2011 | Last Updated: December 15, 2020 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

I’m always excited when a new book about friendship surfaces and was happy to have the chance to interview Dr. Andrea Bonior about her recently released book, The Friendship Fix. Irene: Andrea, briefly tell us about your book. Andrea: The Friendship Fix talks about friendship, “friendship” and everything in between. It’s a handbook in some […]

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