Dear friends and family,

Thank you to the moon and stars for coming out to celebrate the launch of SUMMER OF SUPERNOVAS on May 24th at Schuler Books! The evening was pure magic–made more magical because of your presence! Your unwavering support has helped me achieve my dream of becoming a published author, and for that, I will forever be grateful.

My feet have yet to touch ground…


The cupcake-themed cookies were generously donated by one of my clients (Kathy O). They were DELISH!


And of course the CUPCAKE cupcakes by Randy at Whipped Bakery!


My hostess with the mostest Whitney! I wish I could remember what was so funny because clearly I’m amused.


Me dying of nervousness and all of you graciously pretending not to notice. 🙂


My sweet girl Jenny Sullivan on guitar. She killed it!


My darling niece Morgan + moi! She’s the cuuuuutest!


Extra special thanks to all the family who traveled many miles to join! You truly made my night!


A few of my very supportive clients. I am the luckiest!


My beautiful mom Kathy manning the beverages… Thanks MOM! Love you!

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♥ Such a wonderful, enthusiastic crowd! Thanks again for making this event unforgettable!!! ♥

With love and gratitude,

Summer of Supernovas, Writer's Life


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The Summer of Supernovas kick off signing and launch party date has changed to May 24, 2016 at 7:00pm. Please make a note so you don’t come two weeks early and I don’t have to cry buckets because I missed you! Here are the full deets:

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WOODS, Darcy. 352p. ebook available. Crown. May 2016. Tr $17.99. ISBN 9780553537048.
Gr 9 Up–Seventeen-year-old Wilamena’s remaining connection with her deceased mother is the promise to honor her mother’s wishes and follow her astrologically determined destiny. Due to a rare planetary alignment, Wil has 22 days to find her perfect match. After a stargazing session at the top of a water tower turns into a
failed rescImageue attempt, handsome Grant Walker invites Wil to his parents’ club, Absinthe, as a peace offering.
The long line to enter the club turns out to be worth the wait. Though Grant has the wrong astrological sign, Wil has a magical dance with him but then learns that his brother, Seth, has the exact birth date for her predetermined love match. What ensues is a constant struggle as Wil fights to stave off her attraction to Grant while fostering a relationship with Seth. Grant; Wil’s best friend, Irina; her grandmother; and even Grant and Seth’s mother all seem to know what Wil refuses to acknowledge—she is fated to be with Grant. While readers will anticipate this challenge, they will enjoy the antics of the chase and devour each interaction between the likely couple. Not without their respective fairy tale components, the characters are also quirky and multidimensional. The tension builds to a climatic frenzy as Wil deals with a number of emotional crises. The ending is realistic and doesn’t take the easy way out of the love triangle. VERDICT This is a must-have title for upcoming beach reads recommendation lists.–Lynn Rashid, Marriotts Ridge High School, Marriottsville, MD


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It’s official! We’ve got a fabulous venue for the SUMMER OF SUPERNOVAS book launch party! *tosses star confetti* I’ve got loads of planning yet, but wanted to share the good news that the amazing folks at Schuler Books will be hosting! 🙂

So please, mark your iCals. Because I would LOVE to see your magnificent face there!!!

Book Launch♥ Darcy

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