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 sense—he left them as a […]

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About Book Covers

July 23rd, 2009

There’s been a lot of talk on the blogosphere lately about the US cover for Justine Larbalestier‘s Liar, which comes out from Bloomsbury this fall. Justine herself wrote a fantastic post about the issues of race in cover design, which has been picked up by Publishers Weekly and Jezebel, among others. While I do not […]

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Ask Daphne! About Multiple Agents

July 9th, 2009

Multiple straps on a metallic shoe (available in grape!) for Karen, who writes: My question is about having multiple agents. Is it common for an author to have another agent to handle foreign rights and if so, would we have to query them in the same manner as with the original agent or would the […]

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MJ Talks!

May 12th, 2009

About Suite Scarlett, while sitting in a hotel. I was there for part of the taping of this, but I had to leave when I kept laughing out loud at some of her answers.

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Happy Buy Indie Day!

May 1st, 2009

The good people over at Indie Bound have declared today, May 1st, “Buy Indie Day!” Now, I’m all about a day specifically dedicated to buying books, and this one, in particular, urges you to get out and support your local independent bookstore. My two favorites? Books of Wonder in NYC and The Tattered Cover here […]

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