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Monthly Archives: September 2010

breathless reads

Fun news. Have you heard of MTV’s Hollywood Crush blog? Well, on Friday (this Friday! October 1st!) the commercial for Breathless Reads (aka, The Penguin Five books I’ve been mentioning here on this blog) will premiere over at Hollywood Crush (!). To tease the commercial, I get to post a still (see above picture) from the Matched part of the commercial. Isn’t it lovely? To




this week

I am listening to This Love (Will Be Your Downfall) by Ellie Goulding (thanks, Lizzie!). I am reading an ARC of Back When You Were Easier to Love by Emily Wing Smith. I am watching the new season of this show, starring my celebrity crush Nathan Fillion: At least my celebrity crushes are age appropriate. I am packing to go to Frankfurt for the Book




speak loudly

Have you heard about the Speak Loudly controversy? Read more about it here. Also, I blogged about it today over on Throwing Up Words. Speak loudly!




books and movies

Thanks for the congrats on the movie deal, everyone. I am really excited. As most of you know, there are still a LOT LOT LOT of things that have to line up for the movie to actually be made, so fingers crossed. But it’s great to have taken that first step. I will be sure to keep you posted when I can on any developments.




book, banner, blog

1. The winner of the second copy of The Replacement is MADIE C! Madie, please e-mail me your mailing address and we’ll get that book to you ASAP. 2. I want to draw your attention to the lovely new banner, designed by Rachel. She is an author and designer and superwoman and I am so thrilled that she was willing to design a banner for




the penguin five: interview with brenna yovanoff and giveaway!

The winner of the first copy of The Replacement is: EMILIE. Congrats! And now, for an interview with the lovely Brenna Yovanoff–and a chance to win the second copy of the book. Please read on… Brenna, welcome! Can you tell us the top five things you think we should know about you? Thanks so much for having me, Ally! Hmmm, what to say about me