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Guest Interview with Former Deb Colleen Oakley + #DebBallGiveaway of CLOSE ENOUGH TO TOUCH

It is with great pleasure that we welcome back to The Debutante Ball author Colleen Oakley. Her latest novel, CLOSE ENOUGH TO TOUCH, has just been released! – Congratulations, Colleen! In CLOSE ENOUGH TO TOUCH, Jubilee Jenkins has a rare condition: she’s allergic to human touch. After a nearly fatal accident, she became reclusive, living in…
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Guest Interview with Melanie Brooks + #DebBallGiveaway of WRITING HARD STORIES

I have a confession: when I found out that my publisher, Beacon Press, would be publishing a book about “writing hard stories” on the same day that my memoir dropped, I was dubious.  I was worried because I didn’t think there’d be any way for a single book to elucidate the complicated feelings of putting trauma…
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Guest Post by Danielle Younge-Ullman + #DebBallGiveaway of EVERYTHING BEAUTIFUL IS NOT RUINED

We are so thrilled to welcome back to The Debutante Ball former Deb Danielle Younge-Ullman! We were so thrilled to get the news about Danielle’s new book EVERYTHING BEAUTIFUL IS NOT RUINED – Congratulations, Danielle! This novel, that Quill & Quire called in its starred review “An emotionally resonant, fabulously crafted novel,” was just released…
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Interview with Jennifer Latham + #DebBallGiveaway of DREAMLAND BURNING

Today on the Debutante Ball, I’m excited to welcome a fellow historical novelist, Jennifer Latham, whose book, DREAMLAND BURNING, is one I’ve had my eye on for a while and also one that’s accumulating one starred review after another (Congratulations, Jen!!). Here’s what it’s all about: When seventeen-year-old Rowan Chase finds a skeleton on her family’s…
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Interview with Abby Fabiaschi + #DebBallGiveaway of I LIKED MY LIFE

We are so thrilled to welcome back 2016 Debutante Abby Fabiaschi to The Debutante Ball! Abby’s debut novel I LIKED MY LIFE was just released this week, and we are thrilled to have an opportunity to hear more about Abby’s book and what she has in store for the future. If you haven’t already, pick up a…
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Interview with Susan Rivers + #DebBallGiveaway of THE SECOND MRS. HOCKADAY

Today on the Debutante Ball, we’re chatting with another debut novelist, Susan Rivers, who has a remarkable road-to-publication story below, but first, let’s learn about her novel, THE SECOND MRS. HOCKADAY. When Major Gryffth Hockaday is called to the front lines of the Civil War, his new bride is left to care for her husband’s…
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Interview with Kimberly Belle + #DebBallGiveaway of THE MARRIAGE LIE

We’re thrilled to welcome back Kimberly Belle into the Debutante Ball guest chair this week! Belle’s latest novel, The Marriage Lie, hit shelves just last week, and is already earning rave reviews! Iris and Will’s marriage is as close to perfect as it can be: a large house in a nice Atlanta neighborhood, rewarding careers…
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Newsflash: Debs at Work

We send our thanks to Carolyn Menke for being our guest on The Debutante Ball yesterday! If you haven’t already, please pick up a copy of her book, RETURN TO ME. You can also enter a giveaway to win a copy! Simply RETWEET on Twitter, and/or SHARE on Facebook using the hashtag #DebBallGiveaway by noon (EST) December 9th for your chance to win…
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News Flash: Another election, but this one’s about books!

We send our thanks to Thelma Adams for being our guest on The Debutante Ball yesterday! If you haven’t already, please pick up a copy of her book, THE LAST WOMAN STANDING or enter our giveaway to win a copy! Simply RETWEET on Twitter, and/or SHARE on Facebook by noon (EST) November 18th for your chance to win (US only). We’ll select and…
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Interview with Tara Sim, Author of TIMEKEEPER

So excited to have the fun and talented Tara Sim on The Ball today! Like us, Tara is a debut, so let’s give her a warm welcome. It won’t be hard after you read the description of her book: In an alternate Victorian world controlled by clock towers, a damaged clock can fracture time—and a destroyed…
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