first week roundup!

Emails and responses are starting to roll in for Everyone Is Beautiful, and I thought it would be fun to share some of the things people are saying: I just read Everyone Is Beautiful and it was such pure joy!  I was so tired and ready for a nap but picked it up to read […]

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great review from BookBitch!

Becky LeJeune just gave Everyone Is Beautiful a great review at BookBitch! Here’s an excerpt: “Center has a great voice and Lanie is a charming leading lady. This touching and hilarious read will really open your eyes to what truly makes a person happy, what truly makes a person beautiful in the eyes of another.”

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fantastic review from a college professor!

An Ohio college professor just gave Everyone Is Beautiful a great review on her blog, calling it a “feel-good book for oldyweds.” The review starts out this way: “I need a feel-good book in February, and this one did the job starting with the title: Everyone Is Beautiful. As a bonus, the cover has a […]

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back to me…

A local Houston paper called The Examiner ran a profile of me today.  It’s so fun to see things starting to rev up for the release of Everyone Is Beautiful (only 2 weeks to go!).  Here’s how writer Melissa Buron describes the new book (review to come later): “Everyone is Beautiful follows the trials and […]

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design mom

I was so star-struck today to see Everyone Is Beautiful featured on Design Mom.  Gabrielle Blair is not only completely beautiful and exceptionally cool, she’s also unbelievably nice.  And kind of a superhero.  She’s a designer, a mom, a famous blogger (her blog is huge–and for good reason, because everything about it is deliciously swanky), […]

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fantastic review from the Mommy Blog

When I got a message from Kristijana at the Mommy Blog saying that she’d really loved Everyone Is Beautiful and that she’d be posting a review soon, I made some assumptions.  I know she has a toddler and a baby, and when my kids were that age, I was lucky if I wasn’t wearing my […]

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great review from Kirkus!

Kirkus Reviews just gave Everyone Is Beautiful a great review!!  The full text includes many plot points and several spoilers, so in an effort to protect the story’s surprises, I’ll just give you the best line: “In less deft hands, the horrors of the out-of-control Coates toddlers would resemble bad reality television, but Center’s breezy […]

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great review from 101 books in 1001 days

Katie in Florida gives Everyone is Beautiful a great review!  She writes: “I loved this book. (Maybe even better than her first book, The Bright Side of Disaster, which I reviewed here.) I felt like I was there with Lanie, watching her just move through each day until she found her own passion again. Then it was […]

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super sweet

Kristjana, at the the Mommy Blog, just posted the sweetest blog entry about Everyone Is Beautiful.  After writing about how she’s not posting as much since her new baby (look at that handome face!) came last summer, she said this: Fortunately, inspiration comes in unlikely packages.  Though I have begged off the most recent slew […]

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