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The Lottery

What happens when seven members of a cookie exchange suddenly win the mega millions?  Now, in the midst of the worst economic downturn in three quarters of a century, The Lottery turns Pearlman’s unflinching eye on class and security, arrogance and entitlement when she opens up the dirty little secret of money and wealth.  As… Read more

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His Eye Is On The Sparrow

It’s 1962 in the Midwest. The civil rights movement has just begun. Ann, who is Jewish, and Ty, who is black, are college students in love, and excited to meet each other’s families. Along the way they encounter potentially violent, racially charged situations and deal with parental anxiety, or complacency with their childrens’ place in… Read more

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A Gift For My Sister

A Gift For My Sister

Ann Pearlman’s novel, A Gift For My Sister, won first place in General Fiction for the year 2013. It is a fast paced, riveting page turner that poses the larger questions of where did I come from, how did I become me, and how do we form a family.  Set in a backdrop as vast as… Read more

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Keep The Home Fires Burning

Married people, it had been assumed, had their sexual lives under control and are either completely satisfied with their sex lives or totally non-sexual having given up such distractions for thick mystery novels or an extra hour of sleep. But in Keep the Home Fires Burning Pearlman (Hinton) says it’ time married couples realized the importance that… Read more

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Infidelity

Ann Pearlman’s Infidelity is the true story of the devastating effects of marital betrayal on three generations of American women: her grandmother, her mother and herself. In seamless prose and a mesmerizing voice, the author paints rich scenes moving characters across the span of the twentieth century. Ann Pearlman mines a universal vein in her bluntly honest… Read more

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Inside The Crips

The situation with the birth and launch of Inside the Crips is so complicated and dramatic it deserves a book on its own. My agent put Colton Simpson and me together to write his story. So why did I, a white, middle aged, middle class, woman living in middle America write a book on the life of… Read more

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The Christmas Cookie Cookbook

Attending a cookie exchange, hosted by my friend Marybeth Bayer, inspired the setting for my first novel, The Christmas Cookie Club. Since we love our cookie exchange so much, Marybeth and I wrote a book to help you start your own. That’s how The Christmas Cookie Cookbook: All the Rules and Delicious Recipes To Start Your Own… Read more

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The Christmas Cookie Club

Every year at Christmastime, Marnie and her closest girlfriends mark their calendars for a cookie exchange.  Everyone brings homemade cookies and a bottle of wine to share, but this year, it’s their stories that are especially important—the passion and hopefulness of new romance, the betrayal and disillusionment some relationships bring, the joys and fears of… Read more

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