I am very excited to share the Carlsen catalog page for Secrets of Truth & Beauty. Or, translated back from the German: Truth, Beauty, and Goat Cheese. I love the new cover. Isn’t that the cutest goat ever? She only
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
Really. They do. Although I must admit that sometimes I have a hard time picking the right book for the right person. This year I took a Salvation Army ticket — you agree to buy the presents on the ticket
I am an unabashed feminist. Many women and girls, for reasons I have never been able to understand, are afraid to identify themselves in this way. I suppose that they have what I would call a misunderstanding of the word.
Also, Secrets of Truth & Beauty is going to be published in Germany! Also, I am on Cynsations today!
I love Erin Dionne’s debut Models Don’t Eat Chocolate Cookies, and not just because it, like Secrets, has overweight girls and pageants. It is laugh-out-loud funny, touching, and honest. The only downside is the cover makes you crave Oreos like
I’m a writer, not a musician. So why do I do Music Mondays? Because music is a key part of my writing, especially Secrets of Truth & Beauty. In particular, Cass Elliot is key. In retrospect, Cass seems like the
I was talking to a good friend of mine who had loaned Secrets of Truth & Beauty to her boyfriend. Now a man in his mid-thirties is not exactly what you would call my target audience. But he loved it!
I ran the entries through ye olde random number generator, and we have a winner of the Find Secrets of Truth & Beauty in the Mall Contest! Alexa Congrats, Alexa!
Every summer I meet up with my best friends from high school, and that happened this past weekend. Basically, I went away and missed the end of my own contest. So . . .I am offering one frenzy of a