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Monday, May 31, 2010

Thank You, Lisa Yee!

Here's a big MERCI to the very fun and inspiring Lisa Yee for joining us at readergirlz this month!

We loved hearing stories from Lisa and learning more about the back story of Absolutely Maybe.

Some highlights:

Absolutely Maybe was supposed to be a middle grade book, but Maybe took over Lisa's brain and wound up telling her story instead!

Peepy loves the book!

Lisa thinks that "social media is the author's water cooler." YES!

We've so enjoyed having you here this month. Thank you, Lisa!


Martha Brockenbrough said...

Thanks, Lisa! We had so much fun with you, and I'll never forget Maybe.

Erin said...

Thanks for spending the month with us, Lisa!! :) You rock.

Lisa Yee said...

Thank YOU, readergirlz . . . I had an absolutely wonderful time!!!!

Little Willow said...

Thanks, Lisa! :)

Melissa Walker said...

Yay, Lisa! Thank you!

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