News Flash, May 31

bookcover2THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY went international this week, launching in the UK.

Little Giant was chosen by Waterstone’s Books to be part of its Book Circle promotion, and just received a four star review in OK Magazine! In addition to the UK, the book will also be released in Israel, the Netherlands, Germany, and the Czech Republic.

Deb Kristina will make her first official tour appearance for REAL LIFE & LIARS at the Printers Row Lit Fest on June 7 in Chicago, where she will appear on a panel titled, “Female Persuasion” on Sunday, June 7 at 11 a.m. in the Burnham Room of Hotel Blake. Fellow panelists are Kimberla Lawson Roby, Janelle Brown and Therese Fowler. A signing will follow, and Liars will be available nine days before the official release date. Come on down if you’re in the Windy City!

Also, Kristina just learned that Liars will be a “Breakout” novel featured in Target stores starting in August!

Do you Twitter? Come join Kristina in the live Twitter conversation “LitChat” on Friday, June 5, to talk about Beach Reads. Details here!

Graduate Deb Anna David Anna’s second novel, BOUGHT, was released by Harper Collins on May 19th, and has already earned raves from Booklist (“glitzy, glamorous, gossipy”), (“I practically devoured this”) and the (“One of those fabulous books that sucks you right in and you just cannot put down”). Profiles on Anna on websites like and TV appearances on CBS and Fox News helped the book zip down to the 400’s on Amazon on its release day.