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Get a Prime woman’s take on the latest best seller, new author or television series. What’s worth your time, and what’s not.

summer books
Books and TV

Sandy’s Selections: Must-Read Summer Books

Summer has finally arrived, and it's the perfect time to catch up on reading your favorite summer books. No matter where vacation takes you, this list... Read More
Candice Jane Diane and- Mary- in Book Club
Books and TV

Why the Critics Got it Wrong on The Book Club Movie

A group of us Prime Women over 50, actually over 60 and some over 70 went to see The Book Club this past weekend. And despite what the critics say, it... Read More
Royal Wedding
Books and TV

The Royal Wedding: Princess Lessons

According to the New York Times, we are living in a Golden Age of Anglophilia. Rising anticipation of the Royal Wedding here in the US is reaching fev... Read More
summer movies
Books and TV

Prime Women, Could This be Our Year?

Congratulations, ladies, it's happened. Hollywood has seen fit to trot out not just one, but TWO summer movies targeting (and starring) women over 50,... Read More
book recommendations
Books and TV

Sandy’s Selections: Book Recommendations for Spring Reading

Sandy Dominy is what we'd call a "professional reader," and she will be sharing her book recommendations with us each month. Enjoy! The Shape of Wate... Read More
India Hicks
Books and TV

India Hicks Offers a Grand Slice of Her England

THE UNEXAMINED life is not worth living. I believe we learned that from Socrates. Or was it Mr. Rogers? By way of an admittedly tortured analogy, ther... Read More
Manhattan Beach
Books and TV

Book Review: Manhattan Beach

I was pleased to see the novel Manhattan Beach included in Sandy Dominy's recent “Books You Should Read Now” in Prime Women. It's been on many o... Read More
Books by Women Who Reinvented Themselves Collage
Books and TV

8 Books by Women Who Reinvented Themselves 

If necessity is the mother of invention, impeding irrelevance is the mother of reinvention. And nobody knows reinvention like women in their 40s and 5... Read More
books you should read
Books and TV

Books You Should Read Now

Reading is such a wonderful source of pleasure, but let's face it, the demands on our time allow very little opportunity for page turning. So, how do ... Read More
new ways of doing things
Books and TV

The Sport of the Deal: New Ways of Doing Things

I hope you started the new year with a spirit of enthusiasm and the knowledge that all things are possible, because they are. As 2018 progresses, ... Read More
winter olympics
Books and TV

2018: My Winter Olympics Experience

There are a generation of us -- women who grew up in a world where participation in sport was not available or not encouraged. Some of us became recre... Read More
women over 50
Books and TV

Why Women Over 50 Ignore Advertising

J.Walter Thompson's London Innovation Group released a recent report on the lifestyles and attitudes of British women between the ages of 53 and 72 (t... Read More