Guess what!?!

From Publishers Marketplace:

February 9, 2009 Fiction:
Allie Larkin’s STAY, pitched as in the tradition of Emily Giffin and Claire Cook, the story of a woman whose relationship with a loveable Slovakian German Shepherd helps her recover from heartbreak after the love of her life marries her best friend, to Erika Imranyi at Dutton, in a pre-empt, for publication in 2010, by Rebecca Strauss at McIntosh & Otis.

Yeah, that’s me. That’s my book. And I feel like the luckiest girl in the whole wide world right now, for getting to work with my awesome agent and amazing editor on this book. I love my main character so much, and I’m thrilled that she’s in such good hands.


  1. AH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Oh my goodness, I am so darn happy for you!

    How exciting. Amazing! YAY!

  2. Wow! Congratulations girl! You’ll have to send me a preview so I can read it before it hits shelves and say I knew you when!

    Wonderful awesome news!

    Jennifer @ Random Ramblings

  3. Oh Wow! Congratulations! I am so happy for you and can’t wait to buy the finished product. Celebrate big tonight!

  4. Good for you, that’s awesome! I can’t wait to get my copy signed ;)

  5. This is wonderful! I am so impressed and proud of you!

    I can’t wait until 2010 so I can read it!

  6. Ah, yes. This is most excellent. I’m pleased that the publishing industry will have an author that’s sane.

  7. Big congrats, Allie!

    If the story you placed in The Summerset Review is any indication, this is a terrific novel.

  8. That’s incredible! Congratulations!

    Even if I disappear from blogland in the meantime, you’ll have to email me when it goes to press so I can be sure to buy a first edition.

    Just awesome.

  9. So awesome. I know a celebrity! I had coffee with her!

  10. I was hooked when I read “German Shepherd”! Congratulations.

  11. So now can I say “I blog-know a published authoress”???

    Congrats, Allie. This is awesome!

  12. You’re a published author?! That is fantastic! Congrats!

  13. Congrats!

  14. That is some good news! It must be thrilling to even see that in print.

  15. I’ll say it again … YAY!!!!!!

    I can’t wait to read it!! I know there’s still a lot to be done before then, but still.

  16. Congratulations! Feels amazing, doesn’t it? Good to meet you via Planting Words – I see from your profile we have pretty similar taste in films…

  17. Sorry to be so late with the congrats, but HOORAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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