News Flash: April 3, 2011

Congrats to Joan O’Toole who won Kristan Higgins’ book My One and Only. From the 2011 Debs… Deb Eleanor will be at the Arkansas Literary Festival with Kyran Pittman next Saturday, and then in St. Louis and Orlando. Check out the Events page and come visit!  You can also now buy The Weird Sisters at Target! Deb Sarah is freaking out. This is the month that The Violets of March debuts!…

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Deb Eileen Cook on New Beginnings

In honor of today’s release of Deb Eileen’s The Education of Hailey Kendrick, Deb Eleanor is taking a break from all this dancing and letting one of our favorite Debs take a turn around the dance floor.  Deb Eileen, we’re so glad to have you come by for a visit! Deb Eileen Cook on New Beginnings The Education of Hailey Kendrick is my fourth book.  In theory I should know…

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

News Flash: November 14, 2010

From the 2011 Debs… Can’t wait until January 20th to read Deb Eleanor’s The Weird Sisters?  Enter to win an ARC giveaway at Putnam or Goodreads or Reading Group Guides.  Or, show some love by pre-ordering – links are at Eleanor’s website! Deb Sarah’s book, The Violets of March, is now listed on for pre-order! Sarah is probably a little too excited about this, she realizes, but that still…

Sunday, November 14, 2010

News Flash: September 5

From The 2011 Debs… Deb Eleanor’s ARCs are in, and they’re absolutely gorgeous!  You can read about the process of choosing a cover for The Weird Sisters here, and see pictures of the ARCs here, on her Facebook fan page! The 2011 Debs are all a-Twitter!  Follow the official Debutante Ball Twitter stream – @debutanteball, and @EliseLAllen, @EleanorWrites,  @KimStagliano, @SarahJio, and @TawnaFenske! Past Deb Updates… One of the Deb Founders,…

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Graduate Deb Eileen Cook is back with a new book!

The Debs are thrilled to welcome back Founding Deb Eileen Cook. Eileen’s first book, a romantic comedy titled Unpredictable was released in February 2008 and optioned by New Line Cinema and Benderspink Productions. Her next book, a young adult novel, What Would Emma Do, was released in December 2008. Author Meg Cabot said, “Sassy and sly and sweet all at the same time, this book made me laugh out loud.” Her latest,…

Saturday, January 2, 2010

News Flash, June 7

Deb Kristina has a new web presence at HarperCollins, with lots of fun trivia and writing tips. Check it out here. Deb Kristina is also honored and delighted that Real Life & Liars is a Great Lakes, Great Reads pick for the summer by the Great Lakes Booksellers Association. Want to hear Deb Kristina on the (Internet) radio and talk to her live? She’ll be interviewed at 2 p.m. June…

Sunday, June 7, 2009

News Flash, December 21

The Little Giant of Aberdeen County is on Marie Claire’s radar! See the January edition of Marie Claire magazine for a write-up of The Little Giant of Aberdeen County in the Page Turner section. In addition, Little Giant was just chosen by Book Passage in California to be a pick for their First Editions club. Past choices include The Kite Runner, and The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. Thank…

Sunday, December 21, 2008

News Flash, December 7

Deb Katie Alender is proud to share her new blurb for Bad Girls Don’t Die, courtesy of Founding Deb Eileen Cook: “An intriguing mix of compelling and creepy, Alender’s Bad Girls Don’t Die is not to be missed. Ghosts, friendship, romance, and family all weave together in a puzzle that will keep you reading until the very end.” (Check out Deb Eileen’s YA novel, What Would Emma Do?, releasing December…

Sunday, December 7, 2008

News Flash, August 31st

We have said it in many ways an with many words over the past few days, but the 2008 Debutantes (Gail Konop Baker, Jenny Gardiner, Lisa Daily, Danielle Younge-Ullman, Jess Riley and Eileen Cook!) would like to thank you, our readers and community here, for a wonderful year. We have experienced untold support and generosity from so many of you and had a wonderful time sharing our debut year(s) with…

Sunday, August 31, 2008

The Debs Take Utopia by Deb Danielle Younge-Ullman

One of my biggest dreams came true this year with the publication of Falling Under. Of course, it didn’t all happen the way I imagined it, which means it was both more and less than I expected. I didn’t realize it would be so stressful. I didn’t realize how little control I would have over the process. But I also never dreamed of the friendship and generosity that could be…

Thursday, August 28, 2008