News Flash, November 16

Deb Kristina would like you to check out her newly redesigned website at http://www.kristinariggle.net and pay special attention to the “Contact & Media” page where you can sign up for a monthly e-mail newsletter. Some of you already have done so, and thank you! Deb Kristina is also very excited to see her ARCs (advanced reader copies) of REAL LIFE & LIARS have arrived. It’s exciting to have tangible evidence…

Sunday, November 16, 2008
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News Flash, October 19

We experienced some technical difficulties Thursday and Friday, but we’re back online! So be sure to check out Deb Tiffany’s post: “The Hard and the Sweet” and Deb Eve’s post: “Sweet and Soggy Days”. Deb Tiffany was recently interviewed by Publishers Weekly for a Q and A feature. Look for it in an upcoming issue. Also, she is happy to report that The Little Giant of Aberdeen County will be…

Sunday, October 19, 2008
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News Flash, October 5

We at the Ball were thrilled with the response to Joanne Rendell‘s guest post last week which quoted a frustrated Nathaniel Hawthorne, thus: “America is now given over to a damned mob of scribbling women.” We set up a CafePress store featuring T-shirts and other items that declare our pride in being Damned Scribbling Women (or, for the guys, Equal Opportunity Readers). Thanks Joanne for the inspiration, and the store…

Sunday, October 5, 2008
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News Flash, September 28

Posed for Murder is now available for pre-order at Barnes and Noble, Deb Meredith is very pleased to report. Last weekend, Meredith met lots of booksellers at the New England Independent Booksellers Association conference. She had a great time, and her feet are just starting to recover! Deb Kristina just heard the release date for Real Life and Liars will be June 16, 2009, which is almost exactly nine months…

Sunday, September 28, 2008
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Fight the Power, Damned Scribbling Women! by Guest Author Joanne Rendell

Joanne Rendell has been a friend of the Debs for a long time–and several of the 2008 Debs got to spend time with her in San Francisco at a conference last summer. Her much-anticipated debut novel, “The Professors’ Wives’ Club,” recently launched to wonderful reviews. We’re delighted to have her as a guest this week, and happy to have her write on our theme this week–banned books. Banned books never…

Saturday, September 27, 2008
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News Flash, September 14

Deb Kristina reports that her title has changed back to an earlier version, Real Life and Liars, which comes from a line of dialogue during a critical scene in the novel. She is keeping her epigraph quoting Tolstoy however, because whatever the title, it suits the book so very well. (“All happy families are alike, every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Leo Tolstoy in Anna Karenina.) Deb…

Sunday, September 14, 2008
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News Flash, Sunday August 10 2008

Deb News: Deb Jess is so happy to share a review of Driving Sideways from Book Room Reviews: “I flat out loved this book! Driving Sideways is full of adventure, humor, hope and most of all love. It will make you want to grab your best friend and go for an adventure and experience this wonderful life that we have.” Also, there’s still time to enter to win a signed…

Sunday, August 10, 2008
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News Flash for Sunday August 3, 2008

Deb News: After The Debs (minus Gail) finish storming San Francisco they’re off to storm NYC (at least three of them, Deb Jenny, Deb Danielle and Deb Gail) for the Backspace Conference August 7th. Deb Eileen is beyond THRILLED to have her first blurb for her upcoming YA What Would Emma Do? from one of her favorite authors. “Not since Judy Blume’s Margaret introduced herself to God has there been…

Sunday, August 3, 2008
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News Flash! Sunday July 6

Deb News Deb Gail received her first review in Publishers Weekly!! In part it says: “In this heartfelt memoir, Baker proves to be both humorous… and compassionate.” For the full review go here! Deb Danielle has also received a review for Falling Under this week, from Romantic Times. “”[A] dark, complex tale of an artist’s agoraphobia, lust and personal demons . . . a very real character readers will care…

Sunday, July 6, 2008
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News Flash! May 18 2008

Deb News: Deb Jess Riley‘s Driving Sideways debuts this week! Stay tuned as each deb blogs about Jess and Driving Sideways. Deb Jess will also be presented this week, in what has become a wonderful tradition, at Seize a Daisy on Monday in a post entitled: “Dancing with the Stars at The Debutante Ball.” Also, Jess is profiled in the current issue of MKE Online, on the web and in…

Sunday, May 18, 2008
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