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Last chance to win a signed copy of Eleanor & Park over at ZebraBelly.com

Go check it out – I’m closing the giveaway in just a few hours!

Enter to win a copy of Eleanor & Park!

I’m giving away a copy of my new favorite novel by Rainbow Rowell over at my other blog ZebraBelly.com. The book is really great in a lot of ways, but in particular I think it might appeal to readers of The Shape of a Mother because it deals with body image, in a way. You [...]

Contest winner!

And the winner is… Crystal, commenter number 96! I’m sending you an email now, please make sure you respond by midnight Wednesday or I’ll pick a new winner. Thanks for participating, everyone!

Five Years Old

The last few days have been a strange whirlwind of PMS hormones and the resulting emotions, insomnia and the resulting exhaustion, and some strange allergic reaction and the resulting Benedryl (And, FYI, watching Twin Peaks after taking a Benedryl is, well, exactly how you’d think it is). Under normal circumstances I’d be more prepared to [...]

Giveaway on TIAW

Have you checked it out yet? You can enter to win a copy of The Beauty of Different and spread the word about TIAW at the same time. It’s win-win!

And the Winners are….

…Marissa C and Allison! I realize there are simpler ways to determine a winner, but I’m running on exhausted today and for a number of reasons that seem too much effort to explain, it turns out the more tedious method also happens to be the one requiring the least brainpower. My son – the one [...]

A Birthday! And a Giveaway!

In honor of SOAM’s upcoming fourth birthday, I am hosting a DVD giveaway! I happen to have a couple copies of 50 Nude Women which the producer, Margot, is refusing to let me pay for because she is clearly completely awesome. I first became aware of this short film through one of SOAM’s readers several [...]


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