I Feel You, Kate Pearson

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

  On the surface, I don’t have a lot in common with Kate Pearson, the main character in SMALL ADMISSIONS. She’s a New Yorker; I’m a Colorado mountain girl. She went to a prestigious university; I went to a military academy. She fell in the love with a Frenchman; I’m not positive I could find France on a map (Kidding, of course. I mean….mostly). I might lead a very different…

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As Meghan Trainor Would Say, “I’m all ’bout that… premise”

Thursday, October 6, 2016

For me, the numero uno factor in deciding whether or not to read a book is premise. It’s true. Not age group. Not genre. But a gripping concept that I have to experience for myself. So what has gripped me? This week, we’re sharing our faves books, so without further ado (and in order of reading) these are the books that pop to the forefront of my mind from the…

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Books I Love: A Brief Meltdown

Monday, February 3, 2014

This week we talk about our book loves, about the books we wish we’d written. Uh, all of them? Also, the one I’m still writing? OK, I’ll play the game. Wait, this is a trick. You’re just trying to get me to say what my favorite books are, which is an impossible question. Impossible. Fine. This is a very finely edited list, which will balloon out at the end when…

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Characters We Love and Loathe, by Deb Eleanor

One of the highest compliments I get talking to readers of The Weird Sisters is when they say something like, “The characters were so real!” or “Character X is just like me!” (though usually they use the name of the character and don’t call them Character X). I love that, and I love “the shock of recognition” when I see a character that’s so very real, or so like me…

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
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