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April 2012

About a year and a half ago, I sat down with a notebook and pencil and began to sketch out an idea for a book. I wanted to try something different by creating three strong female characters who would take … Continue reading

December 2011

Wow, it’s been a while (totally my fault – I’ve been focusing on nothing but eating my weight in holiday cookies). I hope everyone is having a lovely, peaceful, sugar-filled December. Just a quick note to let you know that … Continue reading

March 2011

Yesterday was a very strange day. I woke up to discover we had one diaper in the house, so I brought my two-year-old to the store. Then I realized I’d left my wallet at home (clearly, I hadn’t had my … Continue reading

February 2011

Dear Friends, In exactly a week, my second novel, Skipping a Beat, will launch in bookstores. I can’t quite believe I just wrote those words, even though I’ve seen a finished copy of the book – held it in my … Continue reading

november 2010

Greetings! This month, I’m giving away a book that is close to my heart…. it’s an advance galley of Skipping a Beat, my second novel. I can’t believe it’ll be in bookstores on February 22! With my first novel, we had … Continue reading

June 2010

Dear Friends, Many months ago, my agent and I were making the rounds in New York, meeting publishers who’d expressed interest in The Opposite of Me. We took a break for lunch before heading to the offices of Atria Books … Continue reading

April 22, 2010

Dear Friends, It’s a gorgeous spring day, and I’m sitting on my front porch with my laptop, thinking over the past month. When I sent out March’s newsletter, I was so excited yet nervous about the launch of The Opposite of … Continue reading

March 1, 2010

You’ve probably heard me mention a time or ten that my debut novel,The Opposite of Me, will be published by Washington Square Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, next week.  But before it hits bookstores, we’re holding “Sarah Spike … Continue reading

January 29, 2010

Dear Friends, I feel immensely pregnant right now. No, dear God, not that kind of pregnant (having popped out three boys in recent years, the shop, shall we say, is closed). It’s just that the months leading up to a book release … Continue reading

December 22, 2009

Dear Friends, I’m going to be really brief, because I know how busy you are during this time of year – and if you’re not busy, would you mind popping over to my house and lending a hand? Just open … Continue reading