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Monday, April 5, 2010

Things to Know About Featured Author Deb Caletti

On the nightstand: A Leaning Tower of Books.

Favorite bookstores: The ones in my neighborhood: Third Place Books, University Bookstore, Half Price Books, and all the fabulous independents around the country who've had me to visit.

Favorite library: The Bellevue branch of the King County Library System. Love that KCLS!

Pet: Jupiter, my beloved Beagle, who I just lost but who is still very much with me.

Place to write: I have a lovely, glassed-in sun room for an office, but still like to write sitting on my bed.

Cure for writer's block: A walk around the room, a cookie.

Favorite outfit: One of my white robes.

Laptop or longhand? Laptop.

Next up: Stay, to be released April 2011.

Other YA Novels: The Queen of Everything; Honey, Baby, Sweetheart; Wild Roses; The Nature of Jade; The Fortunes of Indigo Skye; The Six Rules of Maybe

Additional Interviews: Powell's Books, Seattle PI with John Marshall, TeensReadToo, Bildungsroman with Little Willow, Dominique McCafferty, Q&A

Website: www.debcaletti.com

Read more about our featured author in this month's issue of readergirlz!


Lorie Ann Grover said...

Ohhh. Here's to Jupiter.

How lovely. A sun room!

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