“The decision to come here and to try to make a life here isn’t an easy one and certainly isn’t one that people make lightly.” – Melissa Rivero
Melissa Rivero is the author of The Affairs of the Falcóns, recently published this month from Ecco/HarperCollins. It has been named an anticipated book of 2019 by Southern Living, The Huffington Post, and Buzzfeed, among others. The Washington Post listed it as a Top 10 book to read in April. When she’s not writing, Melissa works as in-house legal counsel at a startup in New York, and is mom to two little boys.
Connect with Melissa on Twitter @melissa_rivero, Instagram @melissarivero_, or her personal website melissa-rivero.com.
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Melissa’s book recommendation: Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips
Mentioned in today’s episode:
The Loft’s Wordplay event May 11-12
How to Start a Podcast with Renee Powers at ModernWell May 13
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