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Month: May 2010

Allison Winn Scotch and The One That I Want

Allison Winn Scotch and The One That I Want

Allison Winn Scotch (New York Times Bestseller, Time of My Life, The Department of Lost and Found) launches her third novel, The One That I Want, tomorrow — June 1, 2010. And once again the question of “what if?” becomes the tagline for the book. The backstory for The One That I Want is best described as “the bookend” for Time of My Life. In other words, after writing about “what if?” you could go back and change the past,…

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The Revealing of Carey Goldberg, Beth Jones and Pamela Ferdinand

The Revealing of Carey Goldberg, Beth Jones and Pamela Ferdinand

Successful journalists — Carey Goldberg, Pamela Ferdinand, and Beth Jones (pictured left to right) — are the co-authors of Three Wishes: A True Story of Good Friends, Crushing Heartbreak, and Astonishing Luck on Our Way to Love & Motherhood. This collaborative memoir is the uplifting true story of three best friends who transformed their lives by taking motherhood into their own hands. And these glowing reviews explain more: “…like The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants for adults. Lots of women…

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The Revealing of Allie Larkin

The Revealing of Allie Larkin

There’s great buzz about Allie Larkin and her debut novel, STAY, releasing June 10, 2010. And why not with this appealing description (from the Advance Uncorrected Proofs back cover): Something Borrowed meets Must Love Dogs in a big-hearted, unforgettable debut about friendship, love, and a German Shepherd named Joe. Literary critics agree: “A charming debut…. Smart and with emotional depth, this is a cut above.” —Kirkus Reviews “Larkin debuts with a funny and touching story about love, loss, and dog…

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Guest Allison Winn Scotch on Scoring Your Goal

Guest Allison Winn Scotch on Scoring Your Goal

[Are you on the path to leading the life you want by setting goals or merely dreaming? In today’s guest post, Allison Winn Scotch (New York Times Bestselling Author of Time of My Life, The Department of Lost and Found), shares the direction she took to professional dreams, then goals, and why her new main character needs a wake-up call to discover The One That I Want — coming June 1, 2010.] One of the questions I’m most often asked,…

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Presenting Debutante Emily Winslow and
The Whole World

Presenting Debutante Emily Winslow and
The Whole World

With a BFA in acting from Carnegie Mellon University’s elite drama conservatory, and an MA from Seton Hall University’s Museum Professions program, Emily Winslow adds novelist to her professional background when her literary mystery, The Whole World, debuts tomorrow May 25, 2010. And the title of novelist may be the most personally rewarding for this member of The Debutant Ball (Class of 2010 ) who moved to Cambridge, England three years ago. Although her husband grew up in the city,…

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Barrie Summy and I So Don’t Do Makeup

Barrie Summy and I So Don’t Do Makeup

For all tween mystery fans, Barrie Summy (I So Don’t Do Mysteries, I So Don’t Do Spooky) has put Sherry (short for Sherlock) Holmes Baldwin back out in the world, to solve her THIRD mystery in I So Don’t Do Makeup. Readers can expect two differences — one minor, one major — in this book with the first being that the mystery is introduced almost immediately. According to the author, “this is one of the great things about writing a…

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The Revealing of Allison Winn Scotch

The Revealing of Allison Winn Scotch

The ever popular Allison Winn Scotch — New York Times Bestselling author of Time of My Life and The Department of Lost and Found — is less than two weeks away from the release of her third novel, The One That I Want, available on June 1, 2010. This highly anticipated book has been described by Allison as a “bookend” to Time of My Life which was based on the premise of “what if” you could go back and change…

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Guest Emily Winslow’s Open House

Guest Emily Winslow’s Open House

[As Emily Winslow awaits the launch of her debut novel, The Whole World on May 25th — one week from today –, she reflects on her journey, mixed feelings, and the fact that it is a celebration and you’re invited to the party.] Getting past the query stage to agency representation, and then a book contract, is huge. I’ve reveled in the relief and then security of those milestones. But there are other kinds of rejection ahead: reviews and sales….

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Thaisa Frank and Heidegger’s Glasses

Thaisa Frank and Heidegger’s Glasses

According to The New York Times, the fiction of Thaisa Frank (A Brief History in Camouflage, Sleeping in Velvet) works “by a tantalizing sense of indirection.” The critic Don Skiles has described her stories as being “in the grand tradition of the fairy tale, the legend, the spell,” while the reviewer Rob Hurwitt has called her work “domestic magical realism.” From Thaisa’s guest post, Do I Choose My Material or Does It Choose Me?, however, this acclaimed writer states: “I…

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