Sunday, July 10, 2011

Wiener! Wiener! and some fun news

The winner of our July Countdown Give Away was determined by random.org

True Random Number Generator
1 22 5

MG HIGGINS!

MG...email me at tess(at)tesshilmo(dot)com with your mailing address and I'll get the gifts flowing!


and some fun news..


Kirkus
gave a starred review for With A Name Like Love!

Click here to see the full review or just get a summary off to the right in my sidebar.


Can I tell you
.. I am so happy Ollie and her family are being well received by readers. It is a surreal and humbling and wonderful thing.

17 comments:

storyqueen said...

Congratulations!

"Beautifully told."

I can think of no higher compliment than that.

So well done.

Shelley

A.L. Sonnichsen said...

Yay, that's great news!

And I'm so jealous of MG Higgins. ;)

Amy

Caroline Starr Rose said...

I cannot wait to get the call from my local indie telling me LOVE is waiting for me to pick up. xo

MG Higgins said...

YAHOOOOO!! Thank you, Tess! I can't wait to read your book! I'm emailing you right now!!!! (This is the first blog contest I've ever won. Yippee.)

Tess said...

happy monday bloggerly pals!! thanks for all the kindness and congrats to MG!

MG Higgins said...

And congratulations on the review! A starred review in Kirkus. Wow.

L.T. Elliot said...

Way to go, Tess! What a beautiful review from Kirkus! Seriously!

Crystal said...

Oh wow, Tess! A starred review? That's wonderfully AWESOME NEWS! The review is beautiful . . . I knew you could do it, Tess, because you write from the heart. You must be ecstatic! And YAY for historical fiction! :)

Again, CONGRATULATIONS!!

Sharon K. Mayhew said...

Congratulations to MG and a huge congratulations to you, Tess! Your book isn't even out and it's getting great reviews! I'm sooooo excited for you!

Cynthia Chapman Willis said...

Awesome! Congratulations!!! And congratulations to lucky MG, too! Happiness all around. : )

Kelly H-Y said...

Congratulations! That is SO awesome ... I'm THRILLED for you!!

Ann Best said...

How excited you must be for that Kirkus review. Congratulations! It looks like a wonderful book, and I'm thrilled for you.
Ann Best, Memoir Author

Megan Frances said...

Congratulations! I'm intrigued. Can't wait to read it.

Lenny Lee* said...

hi miss tess! i got here from miss sharons blog. here and me are cps. shes talking bout your book today. hooray for getting a way good review. im a mg reader and i like mystery stuff so im thinking i could like your book. im not so much liking girly stuff so hope its not too girly.
...hugs from lenny

dellgirl said...

Congratulations Tess and to MG too. I'm so excited about your book, can hardly wait to get my hands on it. Way to go Tess!

TerryLynnJohnson said...

WOW! What a prize. MG is one lucky blogger! I can't WAIT to get my hands on LOVE

lotusgirl said...

You go, girl! I knew it would do well. It's a great story, well told.