Interview with Holly Goddard Jones + #DebBallGiveaway of THE SALT LINE

Saturday, September 9, 2017

I am so excited about this book, especially after meeting Holly at BEA this year. It has already vaulted up to become one of my favorite thrillers ever and I think it is going to be HUGE. But you have to be careful how you describe The Salt Line: if you mention it is set in a dystopian future crawling with killer ticks, some people are undoubtedly going to recoil as they picture…

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Interview with Jessica Chiarella + #DebBallGiveaway of AND AGAIN

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Today on the Debutante Ball, we’re chatting with Jessica Chiarella. Her debut novel, AND AGAIN, was one of the first books I read in 2016. It is a novel that still haunts me a year later, particularly in a world that seems increasingly fraught with difficult choices. The idea of starting over with a blank slate seems appealing, but as the characters in her novel discover, starting over may not always…

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KATIE COYLE on the Best Cover in Human History (Her Own) + GIVEAWAY of VIVIAN VERSUS THE APOCALYPSE!

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Today on the Debutante Ball, we have the pleasure of young adult fiction author Katie Coyle’s company. Katie won the Hot Key Books Young Writers Prize with her novel VIVIAN VERSUS THE APOCALYPSE, which will be available in the United States next year. Katie has offered to send a copy of Vivian Versus the Apocalypse to one lucky commenter; details are at the end of this post. Welcome to the…

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