I’ve been putting off writing this post, mostly because it is related to a friend who is suffering, and sometimes I can be like a child. If I don’t admit the suffering, it isn’t happening. But it is happening. As
Last week I blogged about Wesley Scroggins editorial in which he called for the removal of Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, “a book called Slaughterhouse Five” (’cause, yanno, you might not have heard of this Kurt Vonnegut guy) and Sarah
So in publishing, nothing is certain. When a book is sold, a release date is set, but that date doesn’t always stick. For reasons big and small, things get published earlier and later. Such was the case with Kimberly Derting’s
Can you believe it? One more pageant contestant! It’s Fiona from Kristin Walker’s hilarious debut A Match Made in High School. So, on with the pageant! Character name: Fiona Sheehan Age: 17 Biography: My name is Fiona, and I’m a
A number of Debs have come together to create a prize pack of signed books, to be auctioned off via Leaky Cauldron to help the relief effort in Haiti. The book list is quite impressive, as are the other items
One of the cool things about being an author and a librarian is that when ALA has conventions, I get to see my library peeps and my author peeps. And my current peeps introduce me to new peeps. (All this
Greetings from ALA Midwinter! It seems fitting that my last contestant in the Debs Pageant should coincide with this conference. Full disclosure, I am actually typing this up a couple of days ahead because I am going to be in
It’s your last chance to win cool prizes from the Debs: What are you waiting for? Go enter!
It’s Debsness time again! This is your penultimate chance to win silly goodies from all of the Debs. If you are a librarian, don’t forget to enter our contest to win 46 brand new books!
In Secrets of Truth & Beauty, Dara is a former child pageant star. So, in order to introduce you to the wonderful authors and characters of the 2009 Debutantes, I am hosting a Debs Pageant on my blog. Today we