VOYA calls out one of Travis’ most important relationships

April 9th, 2012

Today I’m celebrating another great review of Trish Doller‘s forthcoming debut Something Like Normal, this one from Voya. I love particularly love this part: This is a compelling look at the aftermath of a tour of duty in a war zone. The nervous awkwardness his family feels around him makes senseā€”he left them as a […]

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And the Oscar goes to…

March 9th, 2010

Clearly, I was a little too excited yesterday by the Oscars to actually blog, but I’ll make up for it today. First, as promised in last week’s post in which I asked you to make a speech about your theoretical awards-show thank you speech, one free copy of Scarlett Fever by Maureen Johnson goes to… […]

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“I’d like to thank the Academy…”

March 3rd, 2010

With the Oscars coming up this weekend, it seems like everyone has award show fervor on the brain. I was reading John Scalzi’s reprint of an article he wrote a few years ago about borrowing a friend’s Oscar, and it got me wondering… If you were given an award for your life’s work — call […]

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Ask Daphne! About My Query XXXXIII (Guest Blog)

February 26th, 2010

Another Friday, another image of fabulous shoes, another About My Query post! In the spirit of this week, however, we’ve got a guest blogger commenting — Maureen Johnson, author of Scarlett Fever and many other fine novels, available wherever books are sold! Without further ado… Dear Ms. Unfeasible, I am seeking representation for my manuscript, […]

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February 10th, 2010

It was a tough decision, but Intern Jenny and I looked at all your entries for last week’s contest to win copies of Albatross and Scarlett Fever, and the winners are… Emily for Scarlett Fever, for her inspired role on Project Runway, and Amy B. for Albatross for her Star Wars color guard performance! Emily […]

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