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Brazen Broad Moira Naveen, here!  I've been devouring books since I learned to read - I hardly ever meet a book I don't enjoy.  Novels rarely last more than a day or two once in my hands, and when the last page is turned, I'm ready to immerse myself in a new world, a new romance, a new mystery, a new conflict.  Reviewing the many books that cross my side-table brings me joy and satisfaction, the only thing that would make it better is if I could sit over a cup of coffee and chat with each reader who stops by!  Believe me, I love to talk...

Cooking is my second great love, and it runs close behind reading.  Exotic dishes, rich and zesty - comfort foods, warm and soothing - these fill my afternoons!  Mina and I share recipes, swapping and substituting until we make the dishes our own.  We've been cooking and baking together for more than twenty years.  From Christmas cookies to meatballs, we've tested countless recipes, tasting our way through the countries and cities we can't afford to visit, sharing food, laughter and love along our own sisterly journey.

Brazen Broads' Book Bash began as a book review site, but has grown to be so much more.  It is the natural extension of my passions and those of Mina and Kelley, passions that I hope to share with all of you.  ~ ♣ Moíra

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