Introducing Author and News Flash Organizer Elizabeth Gonzalez James!

Thursday, August 27, 2020

It is my pleasure to introduce Elizabeth Gonzalez James, who will be taking on the the role of News Flash Organizer and Topic Whisperer which I have managed for the past Debutante season. Elizabeth is the author of the forthcoming  MONA AT SEA, a sharp and witty debut launching in the Summer of 2021 that asks, When we find what gives our life meaning, will we be ready for it?…

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Announcing the 2021 Debs!

Sunday, August 16, 2020

The Class of 2020 is wrapping up our incredible, historic year, and we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve selected the new Debutante Ball Class of 2021! These debut authors and their books represent a variety of categories and genres, and most importantly, authors with clear, smart voices that will resonate with the Debutante Ball’s readers. Please welcome these fabulous writers and their equally fabulous books! We know the 2021 class…

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[News Flash] 2018 Debutante News

Latest News
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Congratulations to Kelley Blair, @BookLoverKel, winner of our #DebBallGiveaway of CATSKIN by Artemis Grey! Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, COURTNEY MAUM! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of TOUCH. You can enter by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet: Interview + #Giveaway with Courtney Maum, Author of TOUCH. RT to enter, US only. https://t.co/R1xvIVAaNl — The Debutante Ball (@DebutanteBall) September 30,…

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News Flash for New Debs

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Congratulations to Maddie Woods, Sophie Woods, Chris Von Turk, winners of Amy Poeppel’s SMALL ADMISSIONS, as part of our Tag to Win contest series on Facebook. The next contest will begin on 11/17 with a chance to win Tiffany D. Jackson’s ALLEGEDLY. Beginning 9/17, you’ll have the opportunity to win our first Guest Author giveaway: Camille Perri’s fabulous debut novel, THE ASSISTANTS. From the 2017 Debs: Crystal King is finishing up…

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News Flash: Firsts and Lasts Edition

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Congratulations to Jacky McFadden, winner of WHITE WALLS by Judy Batalion! Check back next week, where we will announce the winner of this weeks giveaway–BELLWEATHER RHAPSODY BY Kate Racculia! From the 2016 Debs: Louise Miller is finishing up reading (and tinkering) with her last-pass pages, which has made her a little weepy. And writing her acknowledgements. And her dedication. It’s been an emotional week! Jennifer S. Brown is having a caffeinated week. She…

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News Flash! Writing/Life Balancing Edition

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Sunday, December 13, 2015

Congratulations to Teresa Davis, winner of THE PRECIOUS ONE by Maria de los Santos! Check back next week, where we will announce the winner of this weeks giveaway–Dana Bate’s TOO MANY COOKS! From the 2016 Debs Louise Miller is baking like a mad woman. But in between gingerbread men and mince tarts she put together her list of potential blurbers for her publisher. Fingers crossed! Jennifer S. Brown is trying to get…

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News Flash–First Drafts, First Readings & First Agent Meetings

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Congratulations to JJT, winner of STONES IN THE ROAD by E. B. Moore! Check back next week, where we will announce the winner of this weeks giveaway–CHANCE HARBOR by Holly Robinson.   From the 2016 Debs Louise Miller is still floating from the high of giving her first public reading at GrubStreet’s Lit Up Gala last Thursday night. Jennifer Brown was there with a bottle of bourbon! She is now squinting at the proofs her…

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News Flash–Stolen Halloween Candy Edition

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Congratulations to Suzy, winner of THE GOOD NEIGHBOR, by Amy Sue Nathan! Check back next week, where we will announce the winner of this weeks giveaway–STONES IN THE ROAD by E. B. Moore. From the 2016 Debs Louise Miller has had a very exciting week, book-wise. Her revision of THE CITY BAKER’S GUIDE TO COUNTRY LIVING was accepted by her publisher and is now on it’s way to the copy editor’s desk!…

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News Flash–Publications, Pub Dates and Publicists edition

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Congratulations to Laura Bryant, winner of PRETENDING TO DANCE, by Diane Chamberlain! Check back next week, where we will announce the winner of this weeks giveaway–THE GOOD NEIGHBOR, by Amy Sue Nathan! From the 2016 Debs Louise Miller has had a crazy week that included having great meetings with her agent and editor about her book cover and having all the clothes she ordered online for her author photo shoot stolen off…

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Newsflash: September 23, 2012

Congratulations to Tamara, winner of HEMINGWAY’S GIRL! From the 2013 Debs… Deb Kerry had a very exciting week teasing everybody with the cover reveal for BETWEEN. In case you managed to miss it, you can see it right here.  Deb Dana received a galley of THE GIRLS’ GUIDE TO LOVE AND SUPPER CLUBS from her publisher and can’t believe what was once a very large Word document is now an actual…

Sunday, September 23, 2012
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