Deb Alum Mia King on FAMILY ROOM + GOOD THINGS GIVEAWAY!

This week at the Ball, we welcome a Deb alum — the wonderful Mia King, who is a graduate of the first class! Mia King is the national bestselling author of seven novels, including three written under the name Darien Gee. Her books have been translated into 14 languages and are selections of the Doubleday, Literary Guild, Rhapsody and Book of the Month Club book clubs. Mia lives with her family…

Saturday, November 22, 2014
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News Flash: Contracts, Invitations, and a Cover Reveal!

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Congrats to Nat, who won the copy of Katie Coyle’s VIVIAN VERSUS THE APOCALYPSE last week! From the 2014 Debs… Lisa Alber was invited to participate in a local reading series sometime around her launch in March. She loves that the invitation came as a surprise and through a local writing peep. Word-of-mouth at its best! Susan Gloss got the contract in the mail this week for the Spanish version of…

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News Flash: Secrets, ARCs, and a First Good Review

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Congrats to Thew Swihart, who won the copy of Dave Jackson’s TATTOO RAMPAGE last week! From the 2014 Debs… Lisa Alber received her advance reader copies (ARCs) of KILMOON (yay!), and she’s in love with them. She can’t wait to take a few to Bouchercon, the world mystery convention, next week. In fact, now that she’s thinking about it, she needs a new outfit or two to go along with…

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The Debutante Ball welcomes back Former Deb Darien Gee!

Darien Gee, aka Mia King, is one of the founding Debs at the Debutante Ball and made her debut in 2007 with Good Things (Berkley Books), a national bestseller. Darien will continue to write under both names (Mia is a pen name — to learn more about this, visit her www.miaking.com website) and joins us today to talk about her latest novel, The Avalon Ladies Scrapbooking Society, which was published on January 29,…

Saturday, February 2, 2013
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News Flash: June 26, 2011

Congrats to Ashlyn Rae who won Katie’ Alender’s From Bad to Cursed. Katie can be found online at KatieAlender.com, Twitter, and Facebook. From the 2011 Debs… Deb Eleanor is excited to be spending a few days in New Orleans, visiting with some of her favorite kind of people….librarians! The annual ALA conference is wrapping up, and I can’t wait to talk books and eat beignet! Oh, and I’ll be at the…

Sunday, June 26, 2011
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News Flash: June 19, 2011

Congrats to Jennifer who won Camille Noe Pagan’s The Art of Forgetting. From the 2011 Debs… Deb Eleanor is so excited to be visiting The Bookworm in Edwards, CO this Thursday the 23rd! I’ve been hearing about The Bookworm since I moved to Colorado, and I can’t wait to see it in person. Mountains, here I come! Deb Elise spent Friday night at the Emmys!  She was nominated for her writing…

Sunday, June 19, 2011
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News Flash: June 12, 2011

Congrats to Jane Cook who won Liane Moriarty’s What Alice Forgot. From the 2011 Debs… Deb Elise is over the moon that GirlsLife.com picked Populazzi as one of its Top 40 Hits of the Summer — a list that includes movies, TV shows, and music as well as books!  Squee! Deb Kim IS CHEAP! Has watched her book fly out the door in the Amazon SUNSHINE DEALS: You can buy…

Sunday, June 12, 2011
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News Flash: May 8, 2011

Congratulations to Jenny Ryan, who won Kelly O’Connor McNees’ The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott! Congratulations to Jackie, who won Kyran Pittman’s Planting Dandelions: Field Notes from a Semi-Domesticated Life From the 2011 Debs… Deb Eleanor is spending Mother’s Day at the Schlessman Family Branch of the Denver Public Library, giving a talk at 2 pm. If you’re local, I’d love to say hello! And if you’re in South…

Sunday, May 8, 2011
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