Divorced People Smiling

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March 3rd, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

It was a typical cold, wintry, Thursday night in the burbs of Chicago. Snow was on the ground, the wind was bone chilling, and most people were in their homes, snuggled up watching Grey’s Anatomy, Parks and Recreation, or the first two seasons of H...

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Mean Girls In The Suburbs? Oh Yes

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February 7th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Sophomore year in high school seems like a lifetime ago, but what I will forever remember the details of what some mean girls did to me that year. A really mean, manipulative girl had become friends with my group of girlfriends, and she decided s...

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Sermon By Rabbi Jackie Pilossoph

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February 7th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Right. I’m a Rabbi. NOT! But, since today is Yom Kippur, I thought I’d write a sermon. If you just stopped reading, I wouldn’t blame you. I don’t think I know one Jew who looks forward to the sermon part of any Jewish service. In fact,...

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20 Love Songs I Love

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February 7th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

20 Love Songs I Love September 16, 2012 Thought you’d enjoy the guest blog post I wrote for Jersey Girl Book Review! Author Guest Post     20 Love Songs I Love     In my new novel, Free Gift With Purchase, the two sisters, Em...

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Book Review: Fugitive Colors By Lisa Barr

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February 7th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

I’m a huge fan of historical Holocaust fiction, so when I heard about Lisa Barr’s debut novel, Fugitive Colors, I was really excited. What I didn’t expect, however, was how over-the-top outstanding the book was, both the storyline and the...

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