I read THE END OF NORMAL and had the thought: What if the tragic Bernie Madoff story ended differently? And my book  . . . A WOMAN OF FORTUNE was born.

'The End of Normal' by Stephanie Madoff Mack ---- An explosive, heartbreaking memoir from the widow of Mark Madoff and daughter-in-law of Bernard Madoff, the first genuine inside story.

Financier Bernard Madoff (R) with his sons Mark Madoff (L) and Andrew Madoff (C) during July 2001 in Montauk, NY.

The settlement will strip the estates of Mark (left) and Andrew (center) Madoff of 'all assets, cash, and other proceeds' of their father Bernie Madoff's (right) massive fraud.

Nearly a decade after Bernie Madoff, Americans are still losing their life savings to Ponzi schemes

The trial has begun between victims of Bernie Madoff's "Ponzi" scheme and Ernst & Young, the auditors they allege should have revealed the

Mark Madoff Takes Own Life

Police officials said the body was discovered by Martin London, a prominent New York lawyer who is the stepfather of Mark's wife, Stephanie.

7 female chefs that need to be recognized:  Nancy Silverton. Pizzeria Mozza ~ La Brea Bakery

7 Female Chefs That Need to Be Recognized

7 female chefs that need to be recognized: Nancy Silverton.

This week marks the fifth anniversary of the arrest of Bernard Madoff, mastermind of the most notorious Ponzi scheme in history.  He was arrested on Dec. 11, 2008 for bilking thousands of investors out of billions of dollars. He pleaded guilty three months later to charges of fraud, and was sentenced to 150 years in federal prison.

Five things you didn't know about Bernie Madoff's epic scam

The expected deal between federal authorities and JPMorgan Chase would settle a case in which the bank is suspected of ignoring signs of Bernard L. Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.

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Every morning, the petite blonde with the bright red lipstick walks the few blocks from her nondescript condo to the Upper Crust Bagel Company on Sound Beach Avenue, the main drag in this picturesq…

Andrew Madoff (OBITUARY) was the last surviving son of convicted fraudster Bernard Madoff, whose older son, Mark, committed suicide in 2010. (CHANG W. LEE/The New York Times)

Andrew Madoff (OBITUARY) was the last surviving son of convicted fraudster Bernard Madoff, whose older son, Mark, committed suicide in (CHANG W. LEE/The New York Times)

Musician Jon Bon Jovi is selling his apartment located at 158 Mercer Street in New York City, where Bernard Madoff's son, Mark Madoff, committed suicide last December. Bon Jovi is selling his SoHo duplex condo with an asking price of around $45 million, reports New York Post's Andy Wang. (Jeremy Bales/ Bloomberg/ Getty Images)

Musician Jon Bon Jovi is selling his apartment located at 158 Mercer Street in New York City, where Bernard Madoff's son, Mark Madoff, committed suicide last December. Bon Jovi is selling his SoHo duplex condo with an asking price of around $45 million, reports New York Post's Andy Wang. (Jeremy Bales/ Bloomberg/ Getty Images)

Banned Books Week

I love reading banned books. The books that make people mad are the books that make the best points. FTFY: 40 Banned Books You Should Read Now!

Only read if you're up for a good cry.  This is a heartbreaking, yet amazing and inspiring story that I think all young couples should read.

"Matt and Liz Logelin were high school sweethearts. After years of long-distance dating, the pair finally settled together in Los Angel.

Even if you've seen the movie...read the book...you'll be talking in a southern accent for weeks!

The Help by Kathryn Stockett was such a wonderful book. I laughed, almost cried and felt connected with the characters in the story. I can't wait to see the movie.

From Karen Gravano, a star of the hit VH1 reality show Mob Wives, comes a revealing memoir of a mafia childhood, where love and family come hand-in-hand with murder and betrayal

From Karen Gravano, a star of the hit reality show Mob Wives, comes a revealing memoir of a mafia childhood, where love and family come hand-in-hand with murder and betrayal.

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