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The Tomato Nation advice column addresses your questions on etiquette, grammar, romance, and pet misbehavior. Ask The Readers about books or fashion today!

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The Vine: October 1, 2014
October 1, 2014 – 8:34 AM | 3 Comments
The Vine: October 1, 2014

Okay, this may be too highly specific for The Vine, but Googling is totally failing me here.

The Vine: September 24, 2014
September 24, 2014 – 12:13 PM | 12 Comments
The Vine: September 24, 2014

I'm looking for advice and/or maybe links to websites with advice on how to negotiate writing my first book.

The Vine: September 17, 2014
September 17, 2014 – 3:42 PM | 11 Comments
The Vine: September 17, 2014

You probably have heard about the shooting at Mercy Wellness Center in Darby, PA last month.

The Vine: September 10, 2014
September 10, 2014 – 10:42 AM | 7 Comments
The Vine: September 10, 2014

Hey, Nation. Sarah here; let's find a kids' book.

The Vine: September 5, 2014
September 5, 2014 – 12:20 PM | 5 Comments
The Vine: September 5, 2014

I am trying to remember a book I read sometime since the turn of the 21st century.

The Vine: September 3, 2014
September 3, 2014 – 2:27 PM | 11 Comments
The Vine: September 3, 2014

I'm looking for advice on how to start a blog.

The Vine: August 29, 2014
August 29, 2014 – 12:17 PM | 6 Comments
The Vine: August 29, 2014

I read a description of a book once where a guy kidnapped a teenager.

The Vine: August 28, 2014
August 27, 2014 – 1:31 PM | 17 Comments
The Vine: August 28, 2014

I am trying to find a middle ground between "Congratulations on your wedding!" and "Congratulations on people being slightly less terrible than they were the first time you got married!"

The Vine: August 22, 2014
August 22, 2014 – 1:44 PM | 6 Comments
The Vine: August 22, 2014

I (and my sister!) need your help finding a book from my pre-teen years. This would be the early '90s.

The Vine: August 8, 2014
August 8, 2014 – 3:40 PM | 5 Comments
The Vine: August 8, 2014

Hi Nation! Hope you can help — Googling led to some very strange (and scary) results.