I am a 2022 Southern California Journalism Awards Finalist!

I am a 2022 Southern California Journalism Awards Finalist!

Thank you Los Angeles Press Club and Southern California Journalism Awards! I am honored to be a finalist for Book Critic! 2022 Finalist: 64th annual Southern California Journalism Awards B13. CRITICISM OF BOOKS FINALISTS: Lisa Niver, Thrive Global John Freeman, Alta Journal M.G. Lord, Los Angeles Times David L. Ulin, Alta Journal Chris Willman, Variety … Continued

My Favorite Reese’s Book Club Books

I love books! I was an early reader and often was reading more than one book at a time growing up. One of my most favorite places to go as a child and as an adult is to the library. I appreciate all the book selections in Reese’s Book Club and have written about many … Continued

Creating 2021 Content during COVID-19

Thank you to all of my editors and publications. I appreciate being able to create new content during this challenging rollercoaster COVID-19 2021 year. Dec 2021  WIRED: Move Over Amazon. Other Retailers Are Catching Up Jewish Journal: I have had my column for eleven years and have over 500 posts. I have appeared in the … Continued

Reimagine Your Life! Niver’s News: June 2021

June News 2021 with Lisa Niver & We Said Go Travel: What will you do next with your life? During COVID, we have been waiting. Many of us have been inside wondering when things would start to open again. California has changed so much this month. Masks are not mandatory. Gyms are open. I went to … Continued

Sizzling Summer Reads: Feel ALL Your Feelings

Thank you to Thrive Global for publishing my article, “Sizzling Summer Reads” I love books. I have loved them my entire life but during COVID books felt like even more of a lifeline: a way to escape into another world and not be worried about all of the uncertainty. It felt like we all pressed pause on our … Continued

REIMAGINE Your Life: Alka Joshi and Lisa Niver

Thank you to Alka Joshi for inviting me on her show, Reimagine! I absolutely loved speaking with her about books and travel! Make sure you read both her amazing books: The Henna Artist and her new book out June 22, 2021, THE SECRET KEEPER OF JAIPUR, which I included in my Thrive Global article: Sizzling … Continued

Travel back to India: The Secret Keeper of Jaipur

I absolutely loved The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi and wrote about it for Ms. Magazine and Thrive Global. It is possible that I enjoyed her new book, THE SECRET KEEPER OF JAIPUR, which will be available TOMORROW even more! In the second book, which is set in 1969, Malik is now twenty, Lakshmi is … Continued

Deepak Chopra interviewed by Lisa Niver: May News 2021

May News 2021 with Lisa Niver & We Said Go Travel: Thank you Deepak Chopra! I loved speaking with him about the divine feminine, his new 21-day meditation with Alicia Keys and his Never Alone Summit. I introduced him as Mallika’s dad since I interviewed her first! Thank you to Thrive Global for publishing my article, “Strategies for Success: … Continued

#COVID19: 8 Books That Transport You

Thank you to Roxanne Szal and Ms. Magazine for publishing my article: 8 Books That Transport You As an avid early reader, I have been getting lost in books since I was three years old, and have been voracious ever since I began to turn pages. Whether going to the eye doctor across town or … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel