Interview with Kathy Sherbrooke + #DebBallGiveaway of FILL THE SKY

Saturday, October 29, 2016

This week’s guest to the Debutante Ball is Katherine Sherbrooke, the author of the novel, FILL THE SKY (SixOneSeven Books) and a family memoir, Finding Home. She is also the proud owner of the Hemingway House writing retreat in SouthEastern MA. She lives outside Boston with her husband, two sons and black lab. Her novel, FILL THE SKY is about three dear friends, one whose cancer has exhausted the reaches of…

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“Divine Sparks”: A Guest Post By Julie Christine Johnson + Giveaway of IN ANOTHER LIFE

Saturday, June 4, 2016

I started hearing early buzz about Julie Christine Johnson’s debut novel IN ANOTHER LIFE late last year, and my interest was instantly piqued. A time-bending historical murder mystery set in southern France, flavored with a soupçon of romance? I could not wait to read it, and wow, did it deliver. Historian Lia Carrer returns to southern France to mourn her husband and try to reclaim her life by finishing her…

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The Fabulous Renee Ahdieh Talks THE WRATH AND THE DAWN! + GIVEAWAY!

Saturday, May 16, 2015

I first met the awesome RENEE AHDIEH last year at BEA, and I liked her even before I knew what her amazing book, THE WRATH AND THE DAWN, was about. She’s a straight-shooting Southern belle with a strong penchant for food and books. What’s not to love? And her book? Well, trust me, you definitely want to read this gorgeous, moody, complicated and swoonworthy spin on THE ARABIAN NIGHTS. It’ll be one…

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Where Are They Now? An Update from Deb Alum Heather Webb

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Editor’s Note: This week we’re catching up with last year’s Debs and seeing what they’ve been writing, publishing and working on since they were last on the Ball. Today, we welcome back HEATHER WEBB, author of BECOMING JOSEPHINE and the recent RODIN’S LOVER. Thank you, Debs, for the invitation to return! It’s great to be back, even if for just a quick visit. What’s happened since I said goodbye to The Ball? So…

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The Debutante Ball Welcomes Andrea Lochen!

Saturday, June 15, 2013

This weekend we are thrilled to welcome Andrea Lochen to the Ball! Andrea is the author of THE REPEAT YEAR, a novel she began while earning her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan. While there, she won a Hopwood Novel Award for a draft of her debut. She currently lives in suburban Milwaukee with her husband and teaches Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha. For more information, visit www.andrealochen.com….

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The Debutante Ball Welcomes Deb Alum Erika Marks!

Deb alum Erika Marks is a native New Englander, raised in Maine, and now lives and writes in Charlotte, NC with her husband and two daughters. She has worked as an illustrator, a cake decorator, an art director and a carpenter. THE MERMAID COLLECTOR is her second novel after LITTLE GALE GUMBO. A little about THE MERMAID COLLECTOR: More than a century ago, lighthouse keeper Linus Harris left his beloved…

Saturday, October 6, 2012
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