The Winner of the 13th Annual Pinkorama Contest Is….
So many thanks to this year’s Pinkorama participants! It’s always like Christmas crossed with a birthday when your entries arrive in my inbox: the surprise of seeing what you’ve picked to depict this year and the sheer joy of seeing the beauty you’ve made. I am, as always, in utter awe of your peep-craft. This…Read More
The 2023 Pinkorama Round-Up
Calling all 2023 Pinkorama participants to take a bow! It’s time for the 2023 Pinkorama Round Up! This year, we’ve got an Italian count and his art collection, Teddy Roosepeep and his Rough Peepers, Eloise hard at work in the library at Selpeep Hall, love among the weeds in 1805 Hyderabad, three generations of Peeps…Read More
Pinkorama #3: The Library at Selpeep Hall
For our third Pinkorama of 2023, Sharon brings us… Eloise in the library at Selwick Hall! Sharon writes, “It is a homage to Eloise’s many hours reading documents at Selwick Hall in the Black Tulip (and other books too).” Is it just me, or are you dying to know what Eloise is reading? I’ve been…Read More
The 2022 Pinkorama Round-Up
Calling all 2022 Pinkorama participants to take a bow! It’s time for the 2022 Pinkorama Round Up! This year, we’ve got sepia toned memories of Edwardian England, a nativity play plagued with pudding, and two best friends hiding behind a shrubbery (shrubbus verdantus, anyone?). Before we go further– I know, I know, you’re waiting for…Read More
Pinkorama #3: “Peep-times in the Park”
Our third and final Pinkorama of 2022 is brought to you by returning champions Candace and Cassandra, who take us way back to the beginning of the Pink Carnation series to bring us… Penelope and Charlotte hiding behind shrubbery in The Masque of the Black Tulip! Candace and Cassandra write: Inspired by Chapter 15, of…Read More
Black Tulip Discussion Thread
It’s Black Tulip discussion time! I was looking back through the old Black Tulip Reading Group Guide to see if there were any good discussion questions to post here but the only one that leaped out at me was this one: will Colin call Eloise? Do you have comments or questions about The Masque of…Read More
Black Tulip Book Club Tonight!
Is everyone as excited as I am for the Month II Zoom of the Pink Carnation Read Along tonight, featuring The Masque of the Black Tulip and special guest host Tasha Alexander? We’re going to be an intimate group of about three hundred tonight! If you haven’t registered yet, you can do so here. There’s…Read More
Ginger Biscuits: Both Traditional and Passover Edition!
The Masque of the Black Tulip Read Along meeting is coming up this very Thursday, which means… ginger biscuits! I went digging through my recipe folder, trying to find the ginger biscuit recipe, the one I baked back in the day, that I munched as I wrote The Masque of the Black Tulip. All I…Read More
Pink Carnation Read Along: Month 2
Thanks so much to everyone who joined in for Month 1 of the Pink Carnation Read Along! I’m thrilled to announce that it’s time for Book II: The Masque of the Black Tulip! I can’t lie. We’re not supposed to have favorite children, but The Masque of the Black Tulip has always been way up…Read More
Monday Give Away: En Français!
In honor of France’s upcoming national holiday, I’m giving away copies of my books in French! Would you like to read the first two Pink books or The Ashford Affair en français? Then now’s your chance! I’ll be giving away one set of all three here today and another on Facebook later this week. So,…Read More