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Monthly Archives: October 2010

advice and conversations

I was re-reading a few old posts, trying to get an idea for a new one, and was happy all over again to see my husband’s guest post and your excellent responses. And then I thought of the following conversation with him and I smiled. Since you “know” him a little, perhaps you’ll like it too: Him: “How did the writing go today?” Me: “It




winners of nightshade!

The winners of the two hardcover copies of NIGHTSHADE are: Julie@myfivemonkeys and Karen St. Louis! Congratulations! Will you e-mail me your mailing addresses (my e-mail is over in the FAQ) and I’ll get these books out to you ASAP? And, if either of you ladies already have a copy, could you let me know and we’ll try again? You have until midnight Wed. night (MST)




the penguin five: q & a with andrea cremer

And now for a Q & A with Andrea Cremer to finish off the week of NIGHTSHADE. This is also your chance to win the second of two hardcover copies…so make sure to comment by midnight tomorrow (Saturday) night, MST. (Contest open to US only.) 1. Andrea, welcome! Can you tell us the top five things you think we should know about you? 5) I




the book trailer for MATCHED premieres!!

Click here to see the trailer! I love it. Once again the people at Penguin have blown me away with their vision for this book. Many thanks to all who were involved!




the penguin five: guest post by andrea cremer

Ladies and gentlemen, introducing the lovely Andrea Cremer, author of NIGHTSHADE and today’s guest post. (Isn’t her author photo cute?) If you want a chance to win the first of two signed copies of NIGHTSHADE, please leave a comment! Triangulation Thank you so much for having me, Ally. (Your book rocked my socks off!) Since you and I joke about sharing a muse I thought




adventures in germany

Just a reminder about this Thursday (two days from now). I’ll be speaking at 7:00 p.m. as part of Orem Library’s Big Read. The event is free and open to the public. This is my hometown library and they are awesome. For more info, click here. Longtime blog readers may remember a post from the old site back in 2006 in which I talked about