Don't Forget to Write

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Lake Union Publishing
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5.43 X 8.35 X 0.94 inches | 0.79 pounds

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About the Author

Sara Goodman Confino is the bestselling author of Don't Forget to Write, She's Up to No Good, and For the Love of Friends. She teaches high school journalism and creative writing in Montgomery County, Maryland, where she lives with her husband, two sons, and two miniature schnauzers, Sandy and Gracie. When she's not writing or working out, she can be found on the beach or at a Bruce Springsteen show, sometimes even dancing onstage. For more information, visit


"Confino weaves humor into her novel that will delight readers. This is a historical tale that speaks to the choices women were starting to make on the road to greater independence." --Booklist

"This is a funny but realistic look at the more restricted lives of women in the 1960s. It will instantly transport you to Philadelphia and the Jersey Shore, and to a time when a decade of change for women was just beginning." --Historical Novels Review

"The best type of love story...Don't Forget to Write is a wise, warmhearted, and witty tale about women determined to write their own stories." --Jean Meltzer, international bestselling author of The Matzah Ball

"From the moment that Marilyn Kleinman lures the rabbi's son into making out with her during services and they crash through the stained glass in full view of the congregation, we know we're in for a wild ride that's going to be nothing but fun. Sara Goodman Confino writes the kinds of books I love: hilarious, thought-provoking, and filled with shenanigans from characters I adore. I loved every minute I was reading this book--and oh my goodness, I was gobsmacked by the surprise twist at the end!" --Maddie Dawson, bestselling author of Matchmaking for Beginners and Snap Out of It

"Sara Goodman Confino has quickly become a master of multigenerational women's fiction. In Don't Forget to Write, twenty-year-old Marilyn is shipped off to her feisty great-aunt Ada's after shaming her parents in, of all places, synagogue. During the summer of penance, these strong-willed women form an unlikely bond, rife with matchmaking, Frank Sinatra, and a coveted red lipstick. But it's the life lessons that will have readers flipping pages--how these remarkable characters define their terms and create their own stories. Hilarious and heartwarming, this one's an absolute delight!" --Rochelle B. Weinstein, bestselling author of When We Let Go

"Wry and disarming, with characters so real they leap off the pages, Don't Forget to Write is an irresistible tale of summer love, family, and self-discovery. A humorous, joyful, and completely unforgettable book. Ada and Marilyn captured my heart!" --Paulette Kennedy, author of The Witch of Tin Mountain

"Grab your mink stole, put on your tightest girdle, dab on red lipstick and get ready to romp through the 1960s with headstrong Marilyn and her sassy aunt Ada. Don't Forget to Write will whisk you away to a beach vacation you'll never forget." --Jennifer Bardsley, author of Sweet Bliss

"With her characteristic blend of humor and heart, Sara Goodman Confino has written another immersive, captivating story in her newest novel, Don't Forget to Write. Confino has also created another unforgettable character in the fierce and fearless Ada, who guides main character Marilyn to live life on her own terms--not what her family, or the world, expects. Don't Forget to Write is sure to capture readers' hearts--and sure to be the book everyone is talking about this summer!" --Elissa Grossell Dickey, author of The Speed of Light and Iris in the Dark