News Flash: Author Events – The DEBS are in the house and on the stage!

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Congratulations to Laurice McClung, winner of our #DebBallGiveaway of THE SCRIBE OF SIENA by Melodie Winawer. We were thrilled to have Orly Konig as our guest yesterday. If you haven’t already, pick up a copy of THE DISTANCE HOME or enter to win a copy by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet: RT to Enter! Interview w/ @OrlyKonig + #DebBallGiveaway of #TheDistanceHome — The Debutante Ball (@DebutanteBall) May…


News Flash: Bingeing on Halloween candy, WIPs & books!

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Congratulations to Wendy Dosch and Sheila Korman, winners of THE GOOD GIRL by guest author Mary Kubica! Check back next Sunday for this week’s winner of a copy of Shelly King’s debut novel, THE MOMENT OF EVERYTHING!   From the 2015 Debs… Colleen Oakley has been very busy binging on Friday Night Lights and Halloween candy—oh, and writing some in her new novel. Amy E. Reichert has been binging on amazing…


News Flash: Book Clubs, Conferences, and Connecting

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Congrats to Amy, who won the copy of Laura Hemphill’s BUYING IN last week! From the 2014 Debs… Heather Webb presented to a wonderful group of three hundred eighth graders this week who have begun a unit on historical fiction in their English classes. A local book club invited Lisa Alber to visit and discuss KILMOON! Four months away yet but she’s already excited. Susan Gloss is in the home stretch on…


The Debutante Ball Welcomes Kate Ledger!

Please put on your long white gloves and give an enthusiastic Debutante Ball welcome to Kate Ledger! Kate’s written a gorgeous post about book clubs, the way we interact with books we love, and she’s giving away THREE copies of Remedies, so stick around for the comments! Kate Ledger received a Master of Fine Arts in fiction at the University of Arizona. She worked as the senior writer at the…

Saturday, July 23, 2011

The Skype Effect with Kelly O’Connor McNees

Hey, Deb Ball readers! It’s Tuesday, my regular day to post, but it’s also a big day for a dear friend of mine. Kelly O’Connor McNees is the author of a lovely novel, The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott, which, like The Weird Sisters, is published by Amy Einhorn Books. Today her book comes out in paperback with a gorgeous new cover. Kelly was one of the first people…

Tuesday, May 3, 2011