Scarlett Fever is “uproariously funny”

January 28th, 2010 • Kate

scarlettfever_cvr_thumbI was going to do a recap of last night’s #askAgent session on Twitter, but there’s already a transcript posted here, so I will just tell you to go check it out!

In other news, though, Kirkus reviewed Maureen Johnson‘s Scarlett Fever, and they loved it! I quote:

The sequel measures well above its predecessor in this hilarious follow-up to Suite Scarlett (2008), which first introduced the eccentric, New York-dwelling Martin family. Picking up just a few weeks later, Scarlett is still convincingly nursing a broken heart and being run ragged by her employer, Mrs. Amberson, who has ambitions of becoming an agent. […] Readers will have to read the first to understand this one, and the decidedly cliffhanger conclusion will ensure they are left in fevered anticipation of the next.

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10 Responses to “Scarlett Fever is “uproariously funny””

  1. Stina Says:

    Thanks Kate for the link to the transcript. Too bad I couldn't follow it. 🙁

    Well I'm off now to study my Twitter for Dummies book to see if I can make sense of it all. I was suprised, though, to see a chapter on finding a unique voice for your tweets. Eek! I just found my voice for my novel (which apparently I'd lost under a snow bank), and now I have to have a tweet voice? *starts bawling*

    Maybe I'll just read Scarlett Fever instead. 😀

  2. Julia Says:

    I can hardly wait to get my hands on this book! Yay!

  3. Kristi Says:

    Maureen's book looks fantastic! My eyes are blurred after reading the Twitter chat — I really need to learn how to Twitter at some point. Thanks for posting it for those of us who are impaired. 🙂

  4. Rebecca Says:

    The only thing I don't agree with is the part about how it measures well above its predecessor. They are BOTH bloody awesome. 😀 Also good to know everyone's eagerly anticipating Scarlett 3. AS AM I!

  5. Trish Says:

    I really liked Suite Scarlett, but Scarlett Fever had me cracking up and saying, "You're going to love this!" to my daughter. I read it in one day!

  6. Abby Stevens Says:

    I absolutely cannot wait to read this. I got Suite Scarlett for Christmas after having picked up 13 Little Blue Envelopes on a whim. Love Maureen Johnson!

  7. Josie Bloss Says:

    That's a fantastic review! I can't wait to read it!

  8. Rissa Watkins Says:

    I read Suite Scarlett from the free download and loved it! I will definitely buy Scarlett Fever.

    For those struggling with the twitter chat…

    use tweetchat or tweetdeck to follow the chat or you will never keep up. I use tweetchat because I can set the refresh rate to slow down and can pause so I can get caught up. It's still fast and furious but manageable.

    These askagent sessions are a wonderful opportunity and I highly recommend them. Thanks Kate for volunteering your time. I am always surprised at how many pros are willing to sacrifice family time to answer questions.

  9. Donna Gambale Says:

    So glad they loved it! That's such a great review. I'm currently listening to Suite Scarlett on audiobook, and I can't wait to get to the sequel!

  10. kt literary » Blog Archive » Pub Day (x2!) Says:

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