Two Months in the World

Kissing in America has been out for two months now, and after spending so many years writing it, I still can’t quite believe it’s out there in the world. May and June were a whirlwind of travel–I had a lot of fun at book events on the Epic Reads book tour, and at BookPeople in Austin, TX. Here I am with  Liz Garton Scanlon after our event:

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Most importantly, there was CAKE.

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Lots of reviews have come in–here are a few excerpts and links:

The New York Times Book Review: “Funny and big-hearted . . . bursting with resonant themes of love, death, family, art and identity, fully embodied in a diverse cast of wonderfully fallible and entertaining characters.”

The Chicago Tribune: “Tender, expansive . . . Eva is a likable, sympathetic character whose horizons expand literally — during a New York-to-L.A. bus trip with a friend — and metaphorically.”

The Boston Globe: “‘Kissing in America’ is a road-trip story with humor and heart.”

In other news, we’re about to move for the second time in about six months. We’ve finally bought our first home.

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(We’re not really moving to The Shire, though I would like to.)

I’ll post more soon, once we’re done unpacking!

xo Margo

 

 

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