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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Congrats to Pearl, who won a signed copy of THE ISOLATION DOOR from Anish Majumdar! From the 2014 Debs… Susan Gloss is thrilled that the paperback version of VINTAGE will be available in Target stores in September! Lori Rader-Day had a great time in St. Louis at Left Bank Books, and also stopped by the new location of The Book House to sign a few copies of THE BLACK HOUR. There…


Guest Deb – Catherine Delors!

Please help me welcome Catherine Delors to the Ball. Catherine’s first novel, Mistress of the Revolution is a scrumptious historical set in the French Revolution, the cover alone made me swoon Welcome Catherine! An environmental nightmare: Paris in the 18th Century When Deb Eileen told me that the theme for my post here would be Earth Week, and that I should, if at all possible, make it relate to my…

Saturday, April 26, 2008

The End of An Era By Deb Anna

I used to be thoroughly mystified by people who had trouble with things ending. Whether it was the end of a play date, summer, movie, camp or school year, I always felt as if whatever it was had more than run its course. I loved my grammar school but didn’t understand the wracking sobs of my friends as they hugged me and didn’t let go. On the last day of…

Monday, July 16, 2007

The Astonishing Lure of Monsieur Boisvert by Deb Tish

I had no idea what to write about today, since, like Anna, I don’t spend much time pondering men’s receding hairlines. Then my 14-year-old son came home and asked for help with his French project. He had to summarize a black-and-white-illustrated lesson book and needed help translating into English. Here’s the story. Two baby-faced French-Canadian boys, Paul and André, travel to Europe, buy Eurailpasses and wind up in France. André loses his passport…

Tuesday, December 12, 2006