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THE SUMMER COUNTRY: now for review on Edelweiss!

One of the hardest parts of waiting for a book to come out is that period between finishing it and people reading it– so I’m thrilled to announce that The Summer Country is now up for download for reviewers and librarians on Edelweiss! Paper ARCs will be arriving soon, so I’ll be sure to have…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

What am I reading right now?  The proofs (the final version before the actual book) of The Summer Country.   I can’t wait to share this book with you in June!  ARCs should be appearing fairly soon, so stay tuned for some contests. In the meantime, I also had the privilege of an early peek…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

This week, I’ve been reading background material for the next Team W book in anticipation of our Grand Plotting Retreat this coming week.  But, of course, I can’t tell you what those books are, because it would be a dead give away for which section I’m writing.  So my lips are zipped. But I can…

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THE GLASS OCEAN Winner

The winner of a hardcover copy of The Glass Ocean is… Diana Hall!  Congrats, Diana!  If you let me know where to send it, I’ll put your copy in the mail to you. Happy reading!

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Team W in Georgia this Saturday!

Team W is heading back to Georgia to talk about The Glass Ocean, friendship, writing together, and, just possibly, our next book.  Come find us this Saturday at the Milton Literary Festival at 11:00 am for the usual hijinks and hilarity. Here are the details: What: Panel with Beatriz Williams, Karen White, & Lauren Willig,…

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Monday Give Away: THE GLASS OCEAN

Remember, remember the 5th of November…. Happy November, all!  I’m not quite sure how we got here, but Halloween is over, Guy Fawkes is once again going up in smoke, and Team W is about to go on the road again!  Beatriz, Karen, and I will be making an appearance at the Milton Literary Festival…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

This week, I went back to an old favorite: Nancy Mitford’s Love in a Cold Climate.  The cleverness of it, the beauty of the language, the humor, the characterization, never ceases to delight me. And, of course, Halloween wouldn’t be Halloween without a bit of theme reading, so I picked up Agatha Christie’s Hallowe’en Party,…

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The History of Halloweens Past….

Many a year ago (aka 2013), I wrote my one and only Halloween book.  That book was The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla, set around general October spookiness and vampire legends in the autumn of 1805. But did they have Halloween in the Georgian era?  And what about vampires? Here, for your amusement, are the…

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THE GOWN Winner

The winner of my ARC of Jennifer Robson’s The Gown is… Shelly Olson! Congrats, Shelly!  If you let me know where to send it, I’ll pop the book in the mail to you. Stay tuned for another give way next Monday. Happy Halloween!

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Monday Give Away: THE GOWN

For all those suffering withdrawal from The Crown, for this Monday’s give away, I bring you… Jennifer Robson’s The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding! Here’s the official blurb: From the internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in France comes an enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding dresses of the twentieth…

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