News Flash! January 20, 2008

Deb News: Start boning up on your Deb Trivia, starting with Deb Jenny Gardiner and Deb Eileen Cook! Sleeping With Ward Cleaver and Unpredictable are soon to be launched and for each launch week there will be a contest with exciting prizes to be won. In a tradition that started with last season’s debutantes, Deb Jenny and Sleeping With Ward Cleaver will be presented tomorrow at Seize A Daisy by…

Sunday, January 20, 2008

News Flash! November 11, 2007

Deb News:Deb Danielle has received a fantastic blurb from someone you may have heard of…”If there’s one book you read this year, make it Falling Under. Brimming with raw emotion and intensity and peppered with damaged souls you want so much to root for, it’s the kind of novel that makes a writer wish she’d written it.” Jenny Gardiner, author of Sleeping With Ward Cleaver Deb Jenny got her first…

Sunday, November 11, 2007

News Flash! November 4, 2007

Deb News: Deb Jess’s Driving Sideways received a fantastic endorsement this week: “Jess Riley’s writing grabbed me in the very first paragraph with a Bay City Rollers reference and never let me go. Driving Sideways is a hopeful and hilarious debut and Jess Riley may well be my new favorite author.” Jen Lancaster, author of Bitter is the New Black and Bright Lights, Big Ass (NAL Trade). Deb Friends: Deb…

Sunday, November 4, 2007

News Flash! October 28, 2007

Deb News: The debs are hard at work editing, copyediting, writing new manuscripts, waiting to hear on submissions, attending writer’s conferences and hob-nobbing with all kinds of important people. In other words, there is much deb news in the making, but none to report this week. But, if you’re looking for something, Deb Jen has an essay on a regional NPR affiliate. If you are or have been a parent…

Sunday, October 28, 2007

News Flash! October 14, 2007

Deb News: Deb Jenny was invited to be on a panel for the prestigious Virginia Festival of the Book in March. Also link here to download Jenny’s mention on Michael Feldman’s Whad’Ya Know? on NPR. Download Part C of the October 6th show, it runs at the four-minute mark! Guest Author Series: This week, on Thursday the 18th, talented author Amanda Eyre Ward will be our guest blogger. Amanda is…

Sunday, October 14, 2007

News Flash! October 7, 2007

Deb News: The Debutante Ball was mentioned this week in John Kremer’s Book Marketing Update — you can read all about it here. Deb Lisa’s book Fifteen Minutes of Shame received a fabulous review in Publisher’s Weekly, “she delivers some surprising depth and a heroine with heart to root for.” You can read the whole review here. Deb Jess’s Riding with Larry Resnick has a new title, effective immediately: Driving…

Sunday, October 7, 2007

News Flash! September 30, 2007

Deb News: Deb Danielle’s Falling Under received a great endorsement this week: “What happens when our heroine wants mindless sex and the new guy wants – gulp – to get to know her? Mara’s journey is a wild ride, back toward the harrowing story of her first love and forward toward the possibility of new love. Danielle Younge-Ullman writes about human connections with thrilling energy, honesty, and fury. And her…

Sunday, September 30, 2007

News Flash! September 23, 2007

Deb News: Deb Jenny got two wonderful quotes from fellow Debs for Sleeping with Ward Cleaver. From Founder Kristy: Jenny Gardiner’s debut novel offers a boisterous and engaging glimpse of the realities of marriage. As brash and funny as it is moving and insightful, SLEEPING WITH WARD CLEAVER will leave readers wanting more from this delightful new author. And from Deb Eileen (who admitted to snorting water out her nose…

Sunday, September 23, 2007

News Flash! September 16, 2007

Deb News: This week the multi-talented (and genred!) Caridad Piniero helped start off the new Guest Author Series here at The Debutante Ball. In the coming weeks and months we have an eclectic mix of wonderful authors coming to dance with us. We Debs will be thrilled to hear about the novels they’re launching, their experiences in publishing, their advice to us as Debutantes and well, anything they want to…

Sunday, September 16, 2007

News Flash! September 9, 2007

DEB NEWS: Well, this isn’t enormous or anything, but it *is* a first. Deb Jenny’s novel, SLEEPING WITH WARD CLEAVER, is now listed for pre-order on Amazon! DEB NEWS: A great first endorsement for Deb Jess’s RIDING WITH LARRY RESNICK: “Jessica Riley’s Riding With Larry Resnick is a brilliant and hilarious debut. With the knowing humor of Emily Giffin and the poignant vulnerability of Lolly Winston, Riley proves herself a…

Sunday, September 9, 2007