Reviews: They Aren’t For You

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Reviews. I love them and I hate them. I read them. I search for them. I scream at them. I get why we need them. I don’t buy anything or stay anywhere without looking at reviews, so I shouldn’t expect anything less when it comes to my book. I know I shouldn’t look. That’s the first advice you get when you start writing — don’t look at the reviews. More importantly,…


News Flash: Contests, Revisions & other Debut Author Fun!

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Congratulations to Ryan Kincade, winner of MARY: THE SUMMONING by author Hillary Monahan! Check back next Sunday for this week’s winner of a copy of Linda Gray Sexton’s BESPOTTED…     From the 2015 Debs: Colleen Oakley‘s debut BEFORE I GO was selected this week as a January 2015 Indie Next List pick by independent booksellers! Also, GoodReads is giving away 30 advanced copies. Enter to win it before you…


News Flash: ARCs, Launch Parties, Goodreads and New Contracts

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Congrats to Anne, who won a copy of THE LAST DEATH OF JACK HARBIN by guest author Terry Shames! From the 2014 Debs… Lisa Alber‘s KILMOON landed on a Goodreads “Most Anticipated Novels of 2014” list, right up there with NYT bestselling authors, the only debut in the top 10! Like you’d expect, she blasted the news in eager debut author fashion. Wanna help her remain in the top 10…


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…