I’ve been a huge Simone St. James fan since her first book, The Haunting of Maddy Clare, came out in– well, rather a while ago.  So you can guess what I’m reading right now!  Her latest, The Sun Down Motel, in which a present day woman tries to figure out what happened to her aunt…

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Because the author is always the last to know… so many thanks to everyone who pinged me to let me know that The English Wife is currently on sale for $1.99 in e-book form! Here’s the official description: From New York Times bestselling author, Lauren Willig, comes this scandalous novel set in the Gilded Age, full of…

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I started the week with a gift from my wonderful friend, Lynda Loigman: Leigh Bardugo’s Ninth House, set in an alternate Yale in which the secret societies dabble in black magic.  So often, when you read a much hyped book, it falls flat, but I loved Ninth House, and stayed up far too late to…

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Way back in the fall– before I got a haircut! or, apparently, a hairbrush– our publisher had the brilliant idea of testing our friendship by having Team W play a version of the Newlywed Game…. What do you think?  Do we know each other well enough to stay together?

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Right before I left on book tour, my wonderful friend, Lynda Loigman, brought me a going away present: Leigh Bardugo’s Ninth House, about an alternate Yale with dark magic. It was too large to cram in my suitcase (we won’t even discuss the dark magic required to make two weeks’ worth of dresses fit in…

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It’s Week Three of the ALL THE WAYS WE SAID GOODBYE tour! We couldn’t persuade Karen to brave the cold with us (because Karen), but two-thirds of Team W will be speaking at the Wee Burn Country Club in Darien at lunchtime on Tuesday and at the Upper East Side B&N on Wednesday night. Tuesday,…

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Team W winds up our second week of tour with… Carmel, Indiana! We’re so excited to see you tomorrow afternoon (if it’s 12:30, it technically counts as afternoon, right?) at Carmel Clay Public Library.  The event is free and open to the public, but it would be a huge help to the library if you’d…

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Team W is talking in Memphis– tomorrow night! We’re so thrilled to be heading to Novel Bookstore to chat about friendship, writing, and the Ritz on Thursday night at 6:00.  The event is free and open to the public, no registration or tickets required, so grab some friends and come join us! Thursday, January 23rd,…

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We’re bundling Karen back up in her winter coat and Team W is headed to Missouri to meet you in St. Louis! I’m so very excited to be heading to St. Louis for my very first ever Missouri book event!  You can find Team W tomorrow night at the St. Louis County Library at 7:00–…

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Team W is shucking off our winter coats (well, except Karen– she’s still cold) and grabbing our Lilly and our slingbacks.  It’s the Florida leg of the ALL THE WAYS WE SAID GOODBYE tour! On Monday night, we’ll be speaking at the Vero Beach Book Center, trying desperately not to browse among the shelves as…

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