Love Reconsidered Kirkus Review: ‘Charming Work’ with ‘Plenty to Enjoy’

August 25th, 2017|Updates|

KIRKUS REVIEW Piano (Hostile Takeover, 2016) tells the story of two families dealing with the fallout of a tragic death in this novel. The sudden death of Stu Hammand in a car accident at age 18 has a tremendous impact [...]

Love Reconsidered Launched in California, Very Close to Where Book is Set

August 16th, 2017|Updates|

I had fun signing books last night and speaking about my new novel to friends at Barnes & Noble, Thousand Oaks. We had so much fun, I forgot to take many photos and was glad that Xandrya and Carol stayed around [...]

Love Reconsidered Launched in Milwaukee and Green Bay

August 12th, 2017|Updates|

That's me at Boswell Book Company on August 8, for the launch of Love Reconsidered. Yes, we brought wine! Thanks to everyone who attended the book launch for my new novel, Love Reconsidered.  To kick it off, there were events [...]

Appleton Event Added on November 5

August 12th, 2017|Updates|

I am very excited that the Appleton Barnes & Noble team reached out, and we have added an event on Sunday, November 5 at 2 p.m. The Green Bay Packers play on Monday night, so you won't miss the game [...]

Pop Sugar: Love Reconsidered is One of 12 New Books You Should Read

August 12th, 2017|Updates|

https://www.popsugar.com/love/photo-gallery/43820834/ Thanks, Pop Sugar! https://www.popsugar.com/love/photo-gallery/43820834/image/43820997/Libra-Love-Reconsidered-Phyllis-J-Piano  

Where I Write

August 12th, 2017|Updates|

Thanks to SparkPress for publishing this piece. http://gobooksparks.com/where-i-write-phyllis-piano/

Love Reconsidered named one of Top Ten Books for the Career Girl

August 8th, 2017|Updates|

Thanks, Culturalist, for including my new novel on this list! https://www.culturalist.com/l/books-for-the-career-girl-2467

Love Reconsidered is one of Buzzfeed’s Top 5 Last-Minute Summer Must-Reads!

August 8th, 2017|Updates|

Thrilled to have my new novel, published today, on this list! https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephanieandrews/top-5-last-minute-summer-must-reads-32aj7?utm_term=.yeNXXNNZGL#.ru5RR66Wnz

Enter Giveaway For Kate Spade Bag; my Books

August 2nd, 2017|Updates|

Enter a giveaway for a chance to win a kate spade new york rose cross-body bag and my books Love Reconsidered and Hostile Takeover:  A Love Story! Enter HERE: http://bit.ly/2vfM5h0 Hurry, only until August 15, 2017!

9 Tips for Being a Powerhouse Girlboss

July 25th, 2017|Updates|

Thanks to Ms. Career Girl for posting my essay! http://www.mscareergirl.com/2017/07/25/9-tips-powerhouse-girlboss/

Gluten-Free Lemon Blueberry Muffins

July 12th, 2017|Recipes|

I had  some blueberries I needed to use up, so I baked these gluten-free blueberry muffins. The changes I made to the recipe (link below): added the zest and juice of a full lemon and flaked almonds and used 1/4 [...]

San Francisco Event Added on October 18

July 8th, 2017|Updates|

I am excited about my first book event in San Francisco to help launch my new novel, Love Reconsidered.  Details are below: Location:      Books Inc. in the Marina   2251 Chestnut Street San Francisco, CA  94123         [...]

Incredible Scenery Highlights Rhine Cruise

June 2nd, 2017|Travel|

Can you believe the beautiful reflections of these buildings in the old town of Strasbourg in France? Strasbourg was one of our favorite places on the cruise. Our trip started in Amsterdam, and this is the view from our hotel, [...]

Harissa Mayo

June 1st, 2017|Recipes|

If you like mayo with a kick, this is for you! I used the mayo on burgers and then for a turkey sandwich!  Excellent. Add the harissa in small amounts to get the right amount of heat. Adapted from Guy [...]

Gluten-Free Apple Carrot Raisin Muffins

June 1st, 2017|Recipes|

Wonderful healthy muffins, lower in sugar, so not so sweet.  Great with a cup of tea! See the carrots in there? I really think the grated carrot and apple keeps the muffins moist. We've been eating them for a few [...]

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