Gorgeous New Covers for MJ!

October 16th, 2015
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Check out the pretty new covers for 13 Little Blue Envelopes and The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson! HarperCollins is re-releasing these on May 3, 2016, but you can click on either image to add them to your Goodreads shelf now. More about both books on the EpicReads cover reveal post!

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Miss me?

April 26th, 2011

Howdy, folks! Just checking in from the wilds of maternity-leave-land, and its attendant piles of laundry, broken nights of sleep, and full-on adorableness to tell you (if you didn’t know already) that The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson, the long-awaited sequel to 13 Little Blue Envelopes, is available today! I’m running a short […]

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A Year in Queries

December 17th, 2010

I had great intentions this year to post quarterly status reports on my query stats, but I seem to have missed a quarter (here’s April and July, at least). A quick recap: in the first three months of 2010, I saw 1,297 queries and requested 20 partials, passing on all of them. In the next […]

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Are There Fireworks?

July 6th, 2010

As I’m sure did many of you this weekend, I went to see some fireworks to celebrate the Fourth of July (one shot from last night’s spectacle pictured here, in fact). And, as is my wont, it got me thinking about books. (If you know me at all, this does not surprise you in the […]

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Ask Daphne! About race and descriptions

December 15th, 2009

Today’s question comes from Anne B., who writes: This is one of those politically correct questions. Recently I’ve read a few books where a character is introduced a few chapters into the story and the narrator/main character describes her as “black” or “Asian” or “Hispanic.” It always jolts me because the rest of the characters […]

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