The Brilliant MJ Strikes Again

September 22nd, 2010

Brilliant, brilliant, BRILLIANT post by Maureen Johnson that you must read, if you haven’t already. And when you’ve done that, dive into the amazing comments for even more conversation about this topic. Truly worth your time. A taste: So, we’re thinking about boys and girls and what they read. The assumption, as I understand it, […]

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Time for Another Live-Blog!

September 20th, 2010

I know you like these, and I’ve got a truly terrifying backlog of queries to respond to, so I’m going to be going through them all day today and posting my brief comments as much as possible. As always, I try to keep the actual queries as anonymous as possible, so if you’re waiting to […]

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Ask Daphne! About My Query LXXIII

September 17th, 2010

Something about masquerade balls always screams feathers to me, and these Patrick Cox heels fit right in with that. Not that I’d want to fall off a cliff in them. To see what I’m talking about, read on for P.S.’s query: Dear Ms. Unfeasible, A statue chased Angela-Courtney off a cliff at a Midsummer masquerade […]

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World, Get Ready to Meet Travis

September 16th, 2010

I’m so So SO excited and pleased to share this news for kt literary client Trish Doller: Trish Doller’s THE NEW NORMAL, about a young Marine home from Afghanistan, dealing with PTSD and trying to find his place in a life that no longer fits, to Michelle Nagler at Bloomsbury, at auction, in a nice […]

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16 weeks to XVI

September 15th, 2010

Starting tomorrow, Julia Karr is kicking off a 16-week promotion/countdown for the release of her debut YA novel, XVI. From the blurb: The Hunger Games meets The Handmaid’s Tale in this debut novel set in a dystopian future. Nina Oberon’s life is pretty normal: she hangs out with her best friend, Sandy, and their crew, […]

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