Sablet in the Vaucluse
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureOur House in Provence

Journée du Livre a Book Lovers Paradise in Sablet

Contributor blog post by Michel: Beyond the wines which are classified Côtes-du-Rhône Villages Sablet for the red, white and rosé wines produced by the Sablet vignerons, Sablet is probably best known for its “Journée du Livre”. You ask what is the “Journée du Livre”? It is a book festival that …

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Resistance Wireless operators @deb_lawrenson
Books on ProvenceDeborah LawrensonLifestyle: Art & Culture

French Resistance WWII Secret Landings in the Vaucluse

Tales of the French Resistance during World War II have an enduring appeal. The wooded paths and mountain plateaux in the Vaucluse made ideal terrain for the secret fight to liberate France, and clandestine airdrops of arms and agents by the British RAF are the stuff of legend around the …

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Georgeanne Brennan Photo by Jessica Theroux @ProvencePost
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureThe Provence Post

Q&A with Georgeanne Brennan a Provence Expert

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: Author Georgeanne Brennan, who splits her time between Provence and California, is happiest when she’s at the table…in either place. Read on for her best Provence insider tips. …Continue reading here for Julie’s interview with author (My Culinary Journey) and Provence insider Georgeanne Brennan. Who better …

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Christmas Taditions and books on Provence @maryjanedeeb
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureMary Jane Deeb

Book Review The Christmas Kalends of Provence

The Christmas Kalends of Provence, by Thomas Allibone Janvier, first published in 1902, and republished many times since. The edition I am using is a facsimile published by Bibliobazaar, 2007, Charleston, South Carolina. Reviewed by Mary-Jane Deeb A few years ago my publisher, Paraclete Press, gave me a small advance …

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Searching For Peter Mayles Provence #Book @unxplorer
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureThe Unexplorer

Published New Book, Searching for Peter Mayle’s Provence

Contributor blog post by Susan Guillory: After a year and a half of writing it (and mostly ignoring it), my most recent book, Searching for Peter Mayle’s Provence, is live in the Kindle store! It’s a sweet little collection of stories that are, I hope, humorous takes on my five …

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Puss in Boots in Provence Children's Book @coco_blignaut
Books on ProvenceGuest PostLifestyle: Art & Culture

Children’s Book: Puss in Boots in Provence

We asked author Coco Blignaut if she would write a guest post for Perfectly Provence readers about her latest book Puss in Boots in Provence. This children’s tale may spark a travel bug in a few small people, and if you are lucky they may even let you read this novel about …

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Searching For Peter Mayles Provence #Book @unxplorer
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

Book: Searching for Peter Mayle’s Provence

Susan Guillory does not let a little thing like a mountain range stand in her way. Shortly after returning from an adventure and self-admitted challenge of a lifetime – hiking in the Italian Dolomites – Susan published her first book “Searching for Peter Mayle’s Provence.” Guillory is a Perfectly Provence contributor, …

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margos-musings @margo_lestz
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureMargo Lestz

Margo’s Provence Musings

Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz: The summer holidays are over and it’s time for another “Margo’s Musings.” In these occasional updates, I share news of my books and other projects. This summer was a difficult one in Nice because, as you know, our July was marred by the horrible terrorist …

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Patricia Sands Author Cote d'Azur @patricia_sands
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & Culture

Book Giveaway! Patricia Sands Love in Provence Series

Patricia Sands is one of those people you cannot get enough of, she is warm, open and always ready for a discovery. Bitten by the European travel bug at age 21, Sands spent a year backpacking and exploring local cultures, many miles away from her home in Toronto. Through life’s …

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Jamie Ivey @ProvenceGuru @ModernTrobador
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureModern Trobadors

Catching up with the Provence Guru

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Those of you who travel to Provence or fancy a trip sometime soon–or who are lucky enough to live here–no doubt are acquainted with the Provence Guru. The Guru–aka, Jamie Ivey–and wife Tanya traded their London lives for adventures in Provence that spawned four …

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