Author Archives: Marilyn Brant

About Marilyn Brant

Marilyn Brant is a chocolate addict, a music junkie and the USA TODAY bestselling author of ACCORDING TO JANE (2009), FRIDAY MORNINGS AT NINE (2010) and A SUMMER IN EUROPE (2011), all from Kensington Books, as well as a number of light romantic comedies, including THE SWEET TEMPTATIONS COLLECTION (2013) and PRIDE, PREJUDICE AND THE PERFECT MATCH (2013). Her latest novel -- a coming-of-age romantic mystery called THE ROAD TO YOU -- was just released in October 2013!

Thank You & a Fond Farewell

This is a day that has been long coming, but I’d been trying to put it off because I love Magical Musings and ALL of the people involved with it — each of my fellow writers and every one of … Continue reading

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A Cookie for Springtime & a Giveaway!

YAY! At long, long last…spring is (technically) here! Of course, as I type this, the weather looks hardly welcoming in my region of the country (northern Illinois). It’s rainy and overcast with a chiller of a wind…so I’m not convinced … Continue reading

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Book Club Love

I love book clubs. As a reader, it’s just tremendously fun to have an excuse to get together with friends, chat about stories, drink wine and eat tasty food all night. As an author, it’s nothing short of a huge … Continue reading

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A Visit with Freelance Editor Anita Mumm

Today, I’m thrilled to introduce you all to a friend and a wonderful publishing professional — Anita Mumm! She’s a freelance editor based in Denver, Colorado, and before starting her editing business, Mumm’s the Word (LOVE that name!), she worked … Continue reading

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The Things That Move Us

There was a chat on Twitter this week about Super Bowl commercials — ones that were especially memorable because they were really humorous or really touching. It reminded me of something a well-known New York editor once said at a … Continue reading

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Gratitude…and Embracing Whatever 2014 Brings

I’ll admit, 2013 was full of surprises. Some of them were really pleasant and unbelievably exciting. Some were disappointing or heart-wrenchingly sad. Some were just unexpected challenges thrown in front of me or in the path of someone I love. … Continue reading

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Winterfest…is coming & the ALL I EVER WANTED cover reveal!

Yippee!! It’s the “cover reveal” day for my new-adult romance anthology, scheduled to be released next month! This was, I’ll admit, a pretty unusual project for me. For this collection, I had the chance to join forces with three wonderful … Continue reading

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For the Holidays…Let Them Eat Cake!

Edie came up with the fabulous idea to share recipes on the blog in preparation for the holidays and, well, I’m a really big fan of food, so… 🙂 I’ve referenced lots of tasty dishes in my novels, just because … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween with Lexi Ryan, Caisey Quinn & Olivia Mayfield (plus Giveaway!)

Happy Halloween!! For my guests for today, I have the pleasure of introducing three of my wonderful friends who are taking the Romance/New Adult world by storm! (Plus, check out the giveaway below!!) Olivia Mayfield — who also writes as Rhonda … Continue reading

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The Road to You…Available Now!

It’s been hard to keep up with everything going on this month! My Magical Musings sisters have LOTS of new, wonderful books out (!!), so my Kindle is now bursting! My son just had his first set of high-school midterms … Continue reading

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