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I am excited to share the good news--'les bonnes nouvelles'--with you today. My next book will be published by Simon and Schuster!

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Amicalement,
Kristin
October 19, 2005

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Today's word:

la nouvelle (noo-vel) noun, feminine
  1. news
  2. short story

adjective:  new

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Citation du Jour:

L'originalité, c'est la vision nouvelle d'un thème éternel.
Originality is the new vision of an eternal theme.
--Michel Ciry

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