As mentioned yesterday, my friend Suzanne Young‘s first novel is about to be published—it’s already available via Barnes and Noble! (sneaky, B&N, very sneaky) Since I am about to see the fabulous Suz in New York City, I thought this giveaway would be a SIGNED, PERSONALIZED COPY of The Naughty List. As if being a purrfect … More win a signed copy of THE NAUGHTY LIST
These two weeks belong to my dear friend Suzanne Young. First, BIG NEWS #1: Suzanne Young’s A NEED SO BEAUTIFUL, in which a 17-year-old discovers that by performing the good deeds that her body compels her to, she will disappear into the Light and be forgotten, but by fighting “the Need,” her fate could be … More awesome things happening to awesome people
Aubrey Beardsley illustrated Oscar Wilde’s Salome, creating one of my favorite books ever because omg Beardsley is a genius illustrator. However—and perhaps not surprisingly—the two ended up not getting along very well. Wilde complained about the art, and in retaliation Beardsley drew this cartoon, responding to Wilde’s claim that he never did any research. Why … More it’s a wiiiiilde wednesday!!
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(scroll down about 3 posts for the book giveaway!) So I kind of adore Orhan Pamuk. He’s last year’s Nobel Literature Prize winner and the author of Snow and Museum of Innocence, among other books, none of which I have read. But I’d heard that he gives good talks, and I like listening to authors … More boston book fest part II
(Scroll down for book giveaway!) Hello! Today Gracetopia is blogging at you LIVE from the Boston Book Festival. It’s the first one, which is kind of shocking; you’d think Boston’s Book Fest would be old and established since the city always goes on about how old and historical and established it is. Oh well. It’s … More boston book fest
First of all, this is like the best name for a mystery ever. Wobble to Death? Really? Awesome. Written by Peter Lovesey, who you may know as the writer of the Inspector Diamond mysteries, and first published in 1970, Wobble to Death is the first in a short series of Victorian-era mysteries. Victorian England? Mystery? I’m … More book review: Wobble to Death by Peter Lovesey
Mi amiga Suzanne the Fabulous is giving away her book THE NAUGHTY LIST, plus a goodie bag! Check it out!