Newsflash – The Post-Thanksgiving Post

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Congratulations to Rebecca Thomson for winning Georgia Clark’s online book marketing course THE PRO-ACTIVE AUTHOR. Jenni L. Walsh is thrilled that BECOMING BONNIE has been included in a 2017 Most Anticipated list! Read her interview with A Glass of Wine and enter for your chance to win an early copy of BECOMING BONNIE, along with Bonnie and Clyde keychains! Tiffany D. Jackson is on an exciting trip to South Africa. We hope…

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Heaps of Gratitude for Life’s Awesome Shit

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

In the opening scene of SMALL ADMISSIONS, the reader is told that life has thrown “a huge piece of shit” in the main character Kate’s face. I often feel as though life is throwing terrible shit at me, and I know that’s bratty because while life isn’t always easy, there’s still much to be grateful for, politics aside. Thanksgiving, according to the Hallmark cards I saw today in CVS, is the…

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Reviews: Read ‘Em & Weep (Or Laugh)

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Not long after TINY PRETTY THINGS went into copyedits, Dhonielle and I chatted about reviews. We know the drill: Do not engage. And that was the plan from the start. But in our heads, we couldn’t help but compose our own worst review. It would say things like: “These girls are unlikable.” “This book is too long.” Or maybe: “I figured out who did it.” Whatever. Then we got by (relatively)…

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The Debutante Ball Welcomes Jen Karsbaek, Devourer of Books

Jen runs the successful book blog Devourer of Books, which was recently voted ‘Best Eclectic Book Blog’ during Book Blogger Appreciation Week and is the host of the Debutante Ball Reading Challenge. She is also the proprietor of Booklicity, a company dedicated to providing targeted blog publicity for books and authors. We’re delighted to have Jen join us to give us her worst (and best!) advice on reaching out to…

Saturday, October 2, 2010
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News Flash, November 23

Deb Meredith received her first review from Kirkus, which called Posed for Murder “well-plotted”. Deb Gail was a guest blogger at The Good Girls Kill for Money Club and Murderati this week talking about CANCER IS A BITCH. Deb Gail also blogged about “10 Tips for Beauty from the Inside Out” this week. She’s also doing readings and signing books this weekend at the Madison Women’s Expo in Madison, Wisc….

Sunday, November 23, 2008
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News Flash, November 2

Deb Gail is profiled on Literary Mama this month. She is a keynote speaker at the Breast Cancer Recovery Conference on Saturday November 8th in Madison, Wisconsin and will also be conducting a workshop on hope and healing through creative writing. On Wednesday November 5th she will be on NPR “In the Morning with Bonnie Grice.” Deb Eve is reading graduate Deb Jenny’s SLEEPING WITH WARD CLEAVER. It’s delightful! Deb…

Sunday, November 2, 2008
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News Flash, September 21

Film rights to Deb Eve’s memoir, FIRST COMES LOVE, THEN COMES MALARIA are now being represented by The Endeavor Talent Agency in Beverly Hills. On Monday, loyal Deb reader Larramie will celebrate the release of Gail Konop Baker‘s Cancer is a Bitch, or I’d Rather Be Having a Midlife Crisis over at her blog, Seize a Daisy. Cruise over and say hello! Deb Gail is thrilled with this review on…

Sunday, September 21, 2008
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News Flash! March 16, 2008

Deb News: The Debs Take Manhattan! Deb Eileen Cook and Deb Lisa Daily will be signing their respective debut novels Unpredictable and Fifteen Minutes of Shame together in New York City! Stop by, we’d love to see you! Thursday, April 11 at 7:00 pm BORDERS 461 Park Ave. (of course, dahling) New York, NY 10022 Fifteen Minutes of Shame is coming to a theater near you! We just sold film…

Sunday, March 16, 2008
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Q & A with Amanda Eyre Ward by Deb Danielle

I am honored and pleased to welcome Amanda Eyre Ward as my guest on The Debutante Ball today. Amanda is the award-winning author of SLEEP TOWARD HEAVEN (2003), HOW TO BE LOST (2004) and FORGIVE ME (2007) and has also published a number of short stories. SLEEP TOWARD HEAVEN won the Violet Crown Book Award and was optioned for film by Sandra Bullock and Fox Searchlight. HOW TO BE LOST…

Thursday, October 18, 2007
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News Flash! October 7, 2007

Deb News: The Debutante Ball was mentioned this week in John Kremer’s Book Marketing Update — you can read all about it here. Deb Lisa’s book Fifteen Minutes of Shame received a fabulous review in Publisher’s Weekly, “she delivers some surprising depth and a heroine with heart to root for.” You can read the whole review here. Deb Jess’s Riding with Larry Resnick has a new title, effective immediately: Driving…

Sunday, October 7, 2007
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