NEWS FLASH–Keep in Touch with the 2016 Debs!

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Love and thanks from the 2016 Debs! We would love to hear from you–please keep in touch!  Louise Miller has had an incredible year being a part of the Debutante Ball! She will miss blogging about all things novel and publishing here on  the blog. If you would like to see what she is up to, Louise shares all book news on her author Facebook page and on her author Tumblr….

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I’m Not Crying*

Monday, August 29, 2016

August has been a month of beginnings and endings. THE CITY BAKER’S GUIDE TO COUNTRY LIVING hit the bookstores on August 9th, beginning my life as a published author and ending the seven year process of birthing the book from first pages all the way holding the finished hardcover at a podium in a bookstore. It has been an incredible month, full of every emotion. And here I am, just…

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NEWS FLASH–Endless Summer Edition

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Congratulations to Anna Lee Huber, winner of Lisa Alber’s WHISPERS IN THE MIST! Check back next week, where we will announce the winner of this weeks giveaway, Deb Kelly’s THE MATCHMAKER OF MINNOW BAY! From the 2016 Debs: Louise Miller is still in her post launch glow. She is excited to have book events scheduled every week from now through October. Check out her events page on her website to see if she…

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Book Launch Love

Monday, August 22, 2016

Our theme this week is what we loved about our debut year. There are so many wonderful moments in a debut year to choose from—from getting that first request for a full manuscript from an agent to the day your sale goes through, to seeing your cover for the first time to holding your book in your hand—but book launch is really hard to top. The thing about your book…

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NEWS FLASH–Winding Down Edition

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Congratulations to Kat Stiles, winner of Louise Miller’s THE CITY BAKER’S GUIDE TO COUNTRY LIVING! Check back next week, where we will announce the winner of this weeks giveaway, Lisa Alber’s WHISPERS IN THE MIST From the 2016 Debs: Louise Miller is just coming down off the high of book launch! One of her favorite surprises from this week came from a group of bloggers called The Novel Bakers, who create visual…

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True Confessions of an Epic TBR Stack

Monday, August 15, 2016

This is my To Be Read Stack. Oh, wait, did you think I meant this is my only TBR stack? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. What I meant to say was, this is the TBR stack that lives on top of the other TBR stacks. In the room that is, in fact, just one giant TBR stack of books. Here are some true confessions about my own personal library: I haven’t read much in…

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NEWS FLASH–Last of the Launch Edition

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Congratulations to RVR, winner of Aya de Leon’s UPTOWN THIEF! Check back next week, where we will announce the winner of this weeks giveaway, our own Louise Miller’s THE CITY BAKER’S GUIDE TO COUNTRY LIVING Okay, before we got to our news this week, we’d like to introduce you to the Deb class of 2017! Now, we’ll still be here for a few more weeks, but then we’ll be passing the…

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Interview with The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living author Louise Miller, and a BOOK GIVEAWAY!

The City Baker's Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller
Saturday, August 13, 2016

I have a ritual that I perform every Friday afternoon that I can. After work, I sit down at my kitchen table with a bowl of popcorn and I read the current issue of People Magazine. Nothing is more relaxing–it’s total escapist fun. One of my favorite features is the One Last Thing interview in the back–so here is my version! One last last thing Last time I cried Full disclosure–I…

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After the Acknowledgments

Monday, August 8, 2016

After I handed in my acknowledgements to my editor, a funny thing happened. I kept receiving all of the help and guidance and love from all of the people! So today, one day before The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living is launched into the world, let me say thank you to the people who have done so much for me and my debut novel after I turned my acknowledgements…

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NEWS FLASH–More Books to Launch Edition

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Congratulations to Patty Smith, winner of Heather Young’s THE LOST GIRLS! Check back next week, where we will announce the winner of this weeks giveaway, our own Aya de Leon’s UPTOWN THIEF! From the 2016 Debs: Louise Miller is thrilled that The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living was featured in Read Simple Magazine’s The Best New Books to Read This Month article! She is a little teary, all the time, as she approaches her…

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