Calling all 2020 Pinkorama participants to take a bow!  (Or curtsy.) After six days of superlative sugary creations, it’s time for the 2020 Pinkorama Round Up!  This year, we’ve got nativity plays gone wrong, a pirate as parson, flying attack stoats, an unusually tongue-tied poet, a Victorian parlor in Barbados, and a botched elopement in the…

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The powerhouse sister team of Carrie and Laura bring us Pinkorama #4, The Garden Peeptrigue, from, you guessed it!, Pink IX, The Garden Intrigue! While Laura and Carrie’s craftsmanship is, as always, beyond all imagining, I think what I might love best about this entry is their description of the scene: Our ruffled romantic rhyming…

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In the “random but wonderful” category, a quote from one of the Pink Carnation books was featured in last week’s Forbes Magazine! I am so thrilled to be hanging out there with Agatha Christie and Dom Perignon. (Especially Dom Perignon! Pass the bubbly, please….) The quote in question is from The Garden Intrigue, Augustus Whittlesby…

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For our fifth Pinkorama, Candace and Cassandra bring us… “Oh no! It’s a highway-peep…oh wait it’s worse it’s a poet-peep!” Yes, you guessed it: the one, the only Augustus Whittlesby. And now over to Candace and Cassandra, who write: In this scene from The Garden Intrigue, we visualize a moment detailed from the correspondence from…

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As summer winds down to a close, Christine brings us another Pink Carnation-themed treat… chocolate chip cookie ice cream bowls, in honor of The Garden Intrigue‘s American heroine, Emma Morris Delagardie. There’s something about August and ice cream that just go together like chocolate chip and cookie…. Now over to Christine! The hot days of…

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Eight down, only one more to go until we’re caught up with the series before the release of Pink X, The Passion of the Purple Plumeria! We round off our recap marathon with Pink IX, The Garden Intrigue. Who: Emma Morris Delagardie and Augustus Whittlesby Where: France When: Summer, 1804 What: When Augustus Whittlesby hears…

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The Garden Intrigue was just awarded the 2013 RT Reviewers’ Choice Award for Best Historical Fiction! Huge congrats also to Juliana Grey, who scooped up the award for Best First Historical Romance with A Lady Never Lies! Speaking of The Garden Intrigue, you can also find me talking about The Garden Intrigue over on Dear…

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If you’ve been waiting for The Garden Intrigue to make its way into paperback, today is the day! Paperback Garden Intrigue slips onto shelves today, just before the New Year’s confetti starts flying. You can find The Garden Intrigue paperback in stores, or available online from Amazon, B&N, Books-A-Million, Indiebound, Powell’s, and probably other places…

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As many of you know, The Garden Intrigue is being released in paperback at the end of this month. Hidden away in the Teaser Tuesday archives is a wealth of background information on The Garden Intrigue— so now seemed like a good time to take those posts out of the vault and dust them off.…

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Since my author copies of The Garden Intrigue paperback just arrived in the mail this week, this week’s Thursday Give Away will be the brand new, hot off the presses, paperback edition of The Garden Intrigue. (Coming to a bookstore near you on December 31st!) Here’s the official blurb: Lauren Willig’s Pink Carnation novels have…

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