After the ball is over…

Here are a few highlights from my recent trip to Toronto. Yes, it’s true. The fabulously talented Erin Morgenstern (author of The Night Circus) “accosted” me at the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Book Lover’s Ball. And, of course,  I loved every minute of it. In truth, we were mostly bonding over our love of sparkly things…me, adoring the stars in Erin’s hair; Erin, loving the vintage gown I was wearing. It was a magical night to be sure, with loads of literati sightings (Linden MacIntyre, Margaret Atwood, Lawrence Hill, etc.) and conversations with facebook author friends I hadn’t met face-to-face

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Miss Chatelaine

I’m thrilled to announce that The Virgin Cure has been chosen as the first pick in Chatelaine Magazine’s inaugural book club! The editors at Chatelaine have regularly shared their favourite books with readers in the past, and their online books discussion forum has been a fabulous part of their web site for years, so it’s truly exciting to see them bring these elements together to establish an official book club (in true Chatelaine style, of course.) To have my novel be their November pick is quite an honour. The November issue of Chatelaine is making it’s way to mailboxes, newsstands

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a TARDIS, a sneak peek, and a giveaway…oh my!

Things have been hoppin’ since my last post and the photo above sums up the past week pretty well. Across the Pond… For readers in the UK who’ve been asking when The Virgin Cure will reach their shores, I’m pleased to announce that the novel now has a home with the wonderful UK publisher, Orion. The following comes via Publisher’s Lunch: Ami McKay’s THE VIRGIN CURE and THE WITCHES OF NEW YORK, a (very) young woman’s journey through the underworld of New York in 1871, to Genevieve Pegg at Orion, for publication in 2012, by Helen Heller at Helen Heller

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