About Book Nation by Jen
If you read everyday like me, or just want to pick up a good book when you have some vacation time, Book Nation by Jen is the place for you. I enjoy reading books by debut authors, hot, new women’s fiction novels right off the press, eyeopening memoirs, psychological thrillers, historical fiction where I am brought to another time and place, and non fiction where I can learn a thing or two. I only read and review books I have enjoyed; there is so much to choose from and I don’t want to waste time reading something that doesn’t spark my interest.
A lot of people ask me how I choose what to read. I follow celebrity book promoters like Oprah, Reese, Jenna and SJP, news outlets like NY Times and NPR, various reader and author Facebook Groups, New in Books and publisher websites, along with attending Book Expo in NYC each year where publishers and authors give away ARCs or early copies of their upcoming books. I read the summary and then decide if I should take the plunge. I always like to hear what you are reading and am happy to recommend to you based on your interests.
In addition to appearing on Book Nation by Jen, my reviews are also published on booktrib.com and on bedsidereading.com.
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Jen lives with her husband, two sons and her beloved black lab in CT. She is a marketing consultant, works with LifeLines.com, a digital safe space where people who are looking to connect with their authentic selves can also be a part of a larger community of soulful and introspective folks, and Our Town Crier, a local on-line newsletter and website that promotes businesses, non-profits and events. Jen finds peace and happiness in her dance classes, at the beach with a book, and too often in a big bowl of pasta. Follow her on Facebook Book Nation by Jen, Instagram @booknationbyjen and Twitter @jenblankfein.