Newsflash for January 11

We have a Winner! Well, two actually – since we already know Deb Tiffany’s book, THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY is a winner – and Judy Larsen has won a signed first edition from the author herself. Congratulations Judy! Drop a note to eve(at)TheDebutanteBall(dot)com with your mailing address. The Washington Post says: “Baker’s plus-sized heroine has won us over and we’re rooting her on….” Read the review: Look…

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Mangia by Deb Jenny

There cannot be a more perfect summer food than an heirloom tomato. I anticipate the arrival of real tomatoes from late October until mid- to late- July, when I finally am able to stockpile the real deal and am left to contemplate ever more uses of the tomato while supplies last. And when they’re gone, I crave them like a junky, and resist the urge to purchase those falsely perfect…

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

On the fifth day of launch week, my true love gave to me…by Deb Jess

I am honored to close this week’s festivities for Jenny Gardiner and her fantastic debut novel, Sleeping with Ward Cleaver. It truly is an honest, brassy, HIGHLY relatable look at what happens to many marriages a few years and a few children in—covering so much more than just loss of that initial spark, when passion dissolves into comfort (and sometimes malaise). It’s about sharing responsibilities, about respect, about communication, about…

Friday, February 8, 2008

Are You Sleeping With Ward Cleaver?

Deb Jenny’s book Sleeping With Ward Cleaver debuts this week! Jenny will tell you that Sleeping With Ward Cleaver is not exactly a romance. But to me, it was. I loved the idea of this book as a romance — not a romance novel — but a romance. Most chick flicks and romance novels end just as the relationship is beginning, when everything is fun and tingly and simple —…

Wednesday, February 6, 2008