Deb Ball NewsFlash: Marching into March!

Congratulations to Caryn, The Book Whisperer, winner of our #DebBallGiveaway of Danielle Younge-Ullman’s EVERYTHING BEAUTIFUL IS NOT RUINED.

We send our thanks to Melanie Brooks for being our guest yesterday on The Debutante Ball. If you haven’t already, pick up a copy of WRITING HARD STORIES or enter to win a hardcover copy by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet:

We will select and contact the very lucky winner on Friday, March 10th at noon (US Only). Good luck!

News from the 2017 Debs

Crystal King has been writing freelance articles and planning for her launch. She’s also just finished reading an ARC of APPRENTICED TO VENUS by Tristine Rainer who was a protégé to Anaïs Nin. It’s an eye-opening memoir that you should pre-order now. Plus THE NIX by Nathan Hill is one she nixed off her list…what a complex, fun, thought-provoking novel…and another high recommend to add to your TBR list.

Amy Poeppel had a fabulous time going to her hometown, Dallas, Texas for a reading of SMALL ADMISSIONS. She was thrilled to be interviewed by journalist Lee Cullum and to see so many old friends. This week SMALL ADMISSIONS was on a BookBub’s lists of breakthrough debut novels and books for bookclubs that can’t agree. On Thursday Amy had the honor – and the fun – of being interviewed for the Joan Hamburg radio show.

Lynn K. Hall had a mini Deb Ball reunion this week! She attended 2016 Deb Abby Fabiaschi’s reading of her new release, I LIKED MY LIFE, at the Tattered Cover in Denver. Guess who else came? 2011 Deb Eleanor Brown! Needless to say, the three had a moment. And Abby, fantastic job with your reading.

Jenni L. Walsh is hosting a fun l’il Women’s History Month giveaway on twitter where you can win BECOMING BONNIE and your choice of a novel that’s been inspired by a real-life women. Go enter!! She also wrote a little something for BookBub: 7 Upcoming Historical Fiction Books Inspired by Real-Life Women.

Tiffany D. Jackson is excited to be attending the NoVa Teen Book Festival next weekend! Hope to see you there.

Author: Amy Poeppel

Amy Poeppel grew up in Dallas, Texas and left the south to attend Wellesley College. Since then, she has worked as an actor, a high school English teacher, and most recently as the Assistant Director of Admissions at a school in New York City. Her three fabulous boys are all off in Boston attending school, and she and her husband now split their time between New York and Frankfurt, Germany. A theatrical version of SMALL ADMISSIONS was workshopped at the Actors Studio Playwrights/Directors Unit. She later expanded it into her first novel.