[News Flash] Announcing Your 2019 Deb Class!

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Today we are breaking away from our usual Sunday News Flash to introduce our new Debutante Ball Class of 2019! We are so excited for the new Debs to take over and share their amazing books with you. So without further delay please join us in welcoming:


Layne Fargo – TEMPER (Gallery/Simon Schuster, May 2019)

Stephanie Jimenez – THEY COULD HAVE NAMED HER ANYTHING (Little A, August 2019)

Devi Laskar THE ATLAS OF REDS AND BLUES (Counterpoint Press, February 2019)

Martine Fournier Watson THE DREAM PEDDLER (Penguin, April 2019)


We can’t wait for you to learn more about our new Deb class, and more importantly, about their books! Stay tuned for more about them in the weeks to come, and make sure to stick around for their official introduction the first weekend of September.



In the meantime, Congratulations to Rhonda Lomazow, winner of our #DebBallGiveaway of All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffen.


Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, L.L McKinney! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of A Blade So Black. You can enter by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet:



See you next week when we talk about launch parties!

Author: Julie Clark

Born and raised in Santa Monica, California, Julie Clark grew up reading books on the beach while everyone else surfed. After attending college at University of the Pacific, and a brief stint working in the athletic department at University of California, Berkeley, she returned home to Santa Monica to teach. She now lives there with her two young sons and a golden doodle with poor impulse control. Her debut, THE ONES WE CHOOSE, will be published by Gallery/Simon & Schuster in May 2018.