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sabrina 1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-28-11 04:39 PM
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35. Excellent and it sounds like a wonderful book, not to mention
that the review itself draws needed attention to a very important subject.

It IS a big deal! Congratulations!

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  -Oh wow...the LA Times reviewed my book today. Squee! Wheezy  Aug-28-11 01:47 PM   #0 
  - Congratulations!  DJ13   Aug-28-11 01:50 PM   #1 
  - Huge congrats!  panader0   Aug-28-11 01:51 PM   #2 
  - Big K & R! That is just too cool!  cbayer   Aug-28-11 01:51 PM   #3 
  - That's awesome, Wheezy!  EFerrari   Aug-28-11 01:53 PM   #4 
  - Fabulous. But is that review by Susan Carpenter of Susan Carpenter McMillan fame??  kestrel91316   Aug-28-11 01:54 PM   #5 
  - Hmm, I have no idea!  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 02:01 PM   #14 
  - Excellent, Lisa.  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-28-11 01:54 PM   #6 
  - That's Excellent !!! - K & R !!!  WillyT   Aug-28-11 01:54 PM   #7 
  - Congratulations, Wheezy!  Octafish   Aug-28-11 01:55 PM   #8 
  - great  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-28-11 01:55 PM   #9 
  - Awesome!  NICO9000   Aug-28-11 01:57 PM   #10 
  - Congratulations! I love the concept.... nt  Blasphemer   Aug-28-11 01:58 PM   #11 
  - congratulations!!  JitterbugPerfume   Aug-28-11 01:58 PM   #12 
  - Very, very cool!  XemaSab   Aug-28-11 02:00 PM   #13 
  - I have just gone to my library's webset  SheilaT   Aug-28-11 02:02 PM   #15 
  - Good idea! I made same suggestion to Carnegie Libraries of Pittsburgh  Divernan   Aug-28-11 03:09 PM   #23 
  - You know your awards!  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 05:02 PM   #38 
  - Thank you!!  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 05:00 PM   #37 
  - Some heart-warming news this Sunday - Congratulations to you!  housewolf   Aug-28-11 02:03 PM   #16 
  - Thanks so much everyone! Holy recs, batman!  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 02:05 PM   #17 
  - Congratulations!  Fearless   Aug-28-11 02:06 PM   #18 
  - That's the way to fight the system. This is a win for you.  Curmudgeoness   Aug-28-11 02:24 PM   #19 
  - "Color" me IMPRESSED!! n/t  Celebration   Aug-28-11 02:46 PM   #20 
  - My dear Wheezy!  CaliforniaPeggy   Aug-28-11 02:58 PM   #21 
  - how lucky we are  NJCher   Aug-28-11 03:08 PM   #22 
  - Way cool  libodem   Aug-28-11 03:12 PM   #24 
  - Love your website! And the cover on your new book!  Divernan   Aug-28-11 03:13 PM   #25 
  - many thanks!!  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 07:09 PM   #56 
  - Incredibly Wonderful! Congratulations!  Kind of Blue   Aug-28-11 03:20 PM   #26 
  - Congrats and oh my word- this comment from a reader of the review:  cali   Aug-28-11 03:20 PM   #27 
  - I know, right?  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 05:04 PM   #39 
  - 399 pages isn't exactly a children's book  hfojvt   Aug-28-11 03:25 PM   #28 
  - huh? the length of the book doesn't mean it's not a children's book.  cali   Aug-28-11 03:26 PM   #29 
  - depends on your definition of "child"  hfojvt   Aug-28-11 04:19 PM   #32 
  - Only thing better than a good book is a really long good book.  Divernan   Aug-28-11 06:17 PM   #52 
  - It's a chapter book for ages 9 and up, similar  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 07:15 PM   #58 
  - Two words: Harry Potter  Lorien   Aug-28-11 07:44 PM   #65 
  - I love this!! My son is 17 and he has made 6 illustrations for me to use  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 08:55 PM   #81 
  - My students read longer books than that.  LWolf   Aug-28-11 07:53 PM   #67 
  - I think you're right. What kid hasn't felt unwanted at one point or another?  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 08:57 PM   #82 
     - The book has been on hold at the library  LWolf   Aug-29-11 07:39 AM   #112 
        - That is really heartbreaking.  Wheezy   Aug-29-11 11:44 AM   #122 
           - We get an author to come most years.  LWolf   Aug-29-11 06:41 PM   #131 
  - I read lots of books in the Young Adult genre of that length or even longer. Hell, many of them are  anneboleyn   Aug-29-11 06:31 PM   #129 
  - I see you are coming to Houston Oct 29! Would you have time  Lisa0825   Aug-28-11 03:34 PM   #30 
  - I would love to!  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 05:07 PM   #40 
  - Congratulations!  MikeE   Aug-28-11 04:16 PM   #31 
  - Cool!  Odin2005   Aug-28-11 04:27 PM   #33 
  - Kick and rec and many many congratulations!  Book Lover   Aug-28-11 04:36 PM   #34 
  - Excellent and it sounds like a wonderful book, not to mention  sabrina 1   Aug-28-11 04:39 PM   #35 
  - To the top of the front! Congrats!  grahamhgreen   Aug-28-11 04:42 PM   #36 
  - Living the dream! Congratulations!!  WinkyDink   Aug-28-11 05:09 PM   #41 
  - A thousand thank yous!  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 05:09 PM   #42 
  - Congratulations! That's a coup.  DavidDvorkin   Aug-28-11 05:26 PM   #43 
  - Wonderful....my 6th grade daughter is fortunate to be in an Arts school.  blm   Aug-28-11 05:29 PM   #44 
  - You make us all proud!!!!  B Calm   Aug-28-11 05:29 PM   #45 
  - So awesome; so fun. Congratulations! nt  ZombieHorde   Aug-28-11 05:33 PM   #46 
  - How wonderful!  Lucinda   Aug-28-11 05:34 PM   #47 
  - Congratulations!  Quantess   Aug-28-11 05:54 PM   #48 
  - congrats!  Blue_Tires   Aug-28-11 05:56 PM   #49 
  - Good for you!  JohnnyRingo   Aug-28-11 06:07 PM   #50 
  - Kudos to you! nt  SteveM   Aug-28-11 06:17 PM   #51 
  - EXCELLENT! K&R! nt  gateley   Aug-28-11 06:33 PM   #53 
  - Well done  Omaha Steve   Aug-28-11 06:49 PM   #54 
  - Super!  yellerpup   Aug-28-11 07:06 PM   #55 
  - Oorah.  TacticalPeek   Aug-28-11 07:10 PM   #57 
  - Awesome!  Taverner   Aug-28-11 07:17 PM   #59 
  - Congratulations, Wheezy!!!  pacalo   Aug-28-11 07:20 PM   #60 
  - congrats to you!! n/t  RainDog   Aug-28-11 07:33 PM   #61 
  - The excitement of being reviewed by the LA Times is  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 07:38 PM   #62 
  - Congrats!!  Lorien   Aug-28-11 07:41 PM   #63 
  - Omedetou gozaimasu!  AsahinaKimi   Aug-28-11 07:42 PM   #64 
  - I can't wait to read it.  LWolf   Aug-28-11 07:49 PM   #66 
  - Wonderful! I have so many more -- let me know if you get in a rut and need more titles. :)  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 07:56 PM   #70 
  - Congratulations  Irishonly   Aug-28-11 07:53 PM   #68 
  - Wonderful news to share with us.  Kaleko   Aug-28-11 07:54 PM   #69 
  - Kudos to you!  amborin   Aug-28-11 08:01 PM   #71 
  - Wonderful news!  Doremus   Aug-28-11 08:02 PM   #72 
  - btw- your other books are wonderful, too!  RainDog   Aug-28-11 08:18 PM   #73 
  - Thank you so much!  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 08:58 PM   #83 
  - Congrats! So when is some right-wing authoritarian going to try to ban it from public schools? (nt)  reACTIONary   Aug-28-11 08:19 PM   #74 
  - If it's like my other books...  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 08:59 PM   #85 
  - So great.  klook   Aug-28-11 08:26 PM   #75 
  - Love it...  hunter   Aug-28-11 08:27 PM   #76 
  - YES times a thousand. Those comments frustrate me to no end.  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 09:02 PM   #88 
  - I posted the review on Facebook.  alfredo   Aug-28-11 08:37 PM   #77 
  - Thank you!!  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 08:59 PM   #86 
     - I have a few friends in the community art movement here  alfredo   Aug-28-11 09:37 PM   #96 
        - You're the best. :)  Wheezy   Aug-29-11 11:45 AM   #123 
           - Thanks. I try to connect people.  alfredo   Aug-29-11 12:25 PM   #127 
  - How exciting for you  PatSeg   Aug-28-11 08:40 PM   #78 
  - Congrats...............  russspeakeasy   Aug-28-11 08:48 PM   #79 
  - Congrats!  Sportsguy   Aug-28-11 08:55 PM   #80 
  - I wish DU had a "like" button for posts!  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 09:00 PM   #87 
  - Wheezy, just curious  woolldog   Aug-28-11 08:58 PM   #84 
  - Thanks! Yes,  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 09:08 PM   #91 
     - Well, congrats on such a great book review, and thanks for the links  classof56   Aug-28-11 09:34 PM   #94 
     - Best wishes with your novel writing!  Wheezy   Aug-29-11 11:51 AM   #124 
     - I appreciate the reply and info.  woolldog   Aug-28-11 09:42 PM   #98 
  - Congrats  malaise   Aug-28-11 09:03 PM   #89 
  - Aw dang it. Thank you.  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 09:09 PM   #92 
  - yeah~~~  virgo20110808   Aug-28-11 09:05 PM   #90 
  - Congratulations! That's fantastic. :) n/t  polly7   Aug-28-11 09:11 PM   #93 
  - Big time!  immoderate   Aug-28-11 09:37 PM   #95 
  - Yea!!!! - K&R n/t  DeSwiss   Aug-28-11 09:42 PM   #97 
  - Congratulations! A great way to handle a disturbing situation.  nolabear   Aug-28-11 10:02 PM   #99 
  - Congratulations!!!  proReality   Aug-28-11 10:10 PM   #100 
  - The premise reminds me of another book, "The Giver"  dorksied   Aug-28-11 10:27 PM   #101 
  - The Giver is definitely an influence  Wheezy   Aug-28-11 11:07 PM   #102 
  - I bow in humble awe!!  DFW   Aug-28-11 11:19 PM   #103 
  - very nice, hearty congratulations. :)  Whisp   Aug-28-11 11:25 PM   #104 
  - congrats!!!!  madrchsod   Aug-28-11 11:39 PM   #105 
  - Well done!  The Doctor.   Aug-29-11 12:42 AM   #106 
  - Sounds really good!! K&R  Desertrose   Aug-29-11 12:48 AM   #107 
  - Congratulations!  cate94   Aug-29-11 05:12 AM   #108 
  - Congratulations!  deutsey   Aug-29-11 06:12 AM   #109 
  - I have put this on my list  rosesaylavee   Aug-29-11 06:22 AM   #110 
  - Awesome  nuxvomica   Aug-29-11 06:54 AM   #111 
  - Sounds fantastic!  Zephie   Aug-29-11 08:06 AM   #113 
  - Excellent. Congratulations!  DirkGently   Aug-29-11 08:35 AM   #114 
  - Great job in defending the arts.  go west young man   Aug-29-11 09:10 AM   #115 
  - many thanks!!  Wheezy   Aug-29-11 11:53 AM   #125 
  - Congrats on the review! And thanks for the great message  av8rdave   Aug-29-11 09:17 AM   #116 
  - Congrats!!!!  fascisthunter   Aug-29-11 09:38 AM   #117 
  - Wonderful and congratulations!  BlueMTexpat   Aug-29-11 10:07 AM   #118 
  - OMG, thank you! That's a lovely compliment.  Wheezy   Aug-29-11 11:54 AM   #126 
  - Wonderful!  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-29-11 10:13 AM   #119 
  - YAY!!!  democrank   Aug-29-11 10:14 AM   #120 
  - Bravo! nt  valerief   Aug-29-11 10:32 AM   #121 
  - This is a fabulous review! Congrats on your new novel! I have always wanted to write YA fiction...  anneboleyn   Aug-29-11 06:26 PM   #128 
  - I read the description to my 11 and 9 year old daughters. They want it!  rug   Aug-29-11 06:40 PM   #130 
 

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