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FAREWELL TO “THE NINTH STREET CHURCH”

Participants in the service also received a recorded message from Rev. Joanne Gulezian-Hartunian, who served the church during much of the 1990’s. Her message was You Are The Church. She shared memories of church dinners and Sunday School activities and … Continue reading

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HUMAN STRENGTH

I’ve written very little of my historical fiction about Armenians so far. I’ve spent the past 18 months immersed in research. Since I’ve not written historical fiction before, part of my research has included reading several historical fictions that have … Continue reading

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ARMENIAN HISTORY AND FOOD

I don’t usually do book reviews on this site. However, in my research for my eventual historical fiction about Armenians and their immigration to America during and following the 1915 genocide in Turkey, I came across a marvelous book that … Continue reading

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ARMENIAN FAIRYTALES

Shnor-ha-vor (soorp) dzu-noont!  Merry Christmas! During a visit with one of the Armenian women who was kind enough to let me interview her for my historical fiction, she shared a delightful find with me (actually, a few delightful finds, but … Continue reading

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NETGALLEY FEATURES THE EYES HAVE IT!

I’m thrilled to announce that my novel, THE EYES HAVE IT,  is a themed-week feature book in the Romance category on NetGalley from 11/11/19-11/17/19! If you are unfamiliar with NetGalley, it is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING OUR ARMENIAN HERITAGE

Pa-ree lo’o ees! Good Morning! Last weekend I had the pleasure of spending time with my extended Armenian family in the Boston area. My local cousin, my sister and her spouse, and I joined with cousins for an Essegian/Mahakian reunion … Continue reading

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THE EYES HAVE IT Giveaway Ends Soon!

Get in it to win it!    Drawing is next Thursday! Don’t miss out! Leave a comment “I want to win a copy.” Or go to my Facebook Page and comment “I want to win a copy.”

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WIN A COPY OF THE EYES HAVE IT!

Celebrating the official release of The Eyes Have It, we are announcing a drawing to win a copy of the new romantic thriller! Check out the press release: Young Love Takes Center Stage in Latest Novel by Dawn Essegian Lajeunesse … Continue reading

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ARMENIAN FOOD FEST

Sometime in July, my cousin and I were visiting another family member who is dealing with some serious health issues. He expressed how much he used to love Armenian food, but all the family and friends who used to make … Continue reading

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THE EYES HAVE IT IS HERE!

OFFICIAL RELEASE OF THE EYES HAVE IT IS ONE WEEK FROM TODAY: OCTOBER 2! http://www.amazon.com/Dawn-Lajeunesse/e/B004KHLXWS http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/Dawn-Lajeunesse I’ve shared the prologue and first chapter in previous posts. Now here’s a look at one of the many twists in the story line: … Continue reading

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