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The View from My Desk: Spinning Plates and Ruby Slippers

It's time for another update, readers. This time I'm at a temporary desk--a card table--by a window overlooking the water. ...
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The View from My Desk: An Update

It's been a while since I've given you an update on all things All Souls. As many of you who ...
Comic Con San Diego, 2016

Comic Con San Diego, 2016

I'll be a special guest at this summer's Comic Con in San Diego. The event runs July 21-24, 2016. No ...
A Discovery of Witches Television Update–from me:

A Discovery of Witches Television Update--from me:

As some of you might have seen, there is news on the television adaptation of A Discovery of Witches and ...
My thank you to all my readers on the fifth anniversary of the publication of A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES

My thank you to all my readers on the fifth anniversary of the publication of A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES

On this day in 2011, 8 February, A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES was published. Since then, the books in the All ...
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Coming in 2017: THE SERPENT'S MIRROR

I'm so pleased to report the following news: "Deborah Harkness has placed World rights to her fourth novel, THE SERPENT'S ...
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Science and the Supernatural podcast with Deborah Harkness and James Voelkel

Get ready for Halloween by listening in on my conversation with the Chemical Heritage Foundation's librarian James Voelkel as we ...
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All Souls Con 2015

The All Souls Con is just a few weeks away, on 12 September 2015 at the Sofitel Beverly Hills in ...
THE BOOK OF LIFE playlist : posted today in honor of the US paperback publication.

THE BOOK OF LIFE playlist : posted today in honor of the US paperback publication.

As most of you know, I write to music. It inspires me, gets my creativity flowing, and keeps my emotions ...
Upcoming Visit to Chemical Heritage Foundation museum in Philadelphia, 12 May 2015

Upcoming Visit to Chemical Heritage Foundation museum in Philadelphia, 12 May 2015

Philadelphia, Delaware, and New Jersey readers: join me for a special night of rare books, alchemy, and conversation at the ...
Imagining London: a video

Imagining London: a video

Tonight we launch the UK paperback tour here in London. Sadly not everyone can join me in conversation with V ...
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All Things All Souls: Spring Update

Spring is the season of rebirth and renewal, and there are all kinds of wonderful things emerging in the world ...
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All Souls Con

 Fans have put together a smashing program for the first ever All Souls Con!  Scheduled for 12 September 2015 in ...
All Souls Trilogy Re-Read

All Souls Trilogy Re-Read

It's spring! Why not celebrate with a re-read of the All Souls Trilogy? Penguin Books (Paperbacks) USA is sponsoring a guided ...
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SAVE THE DATE--THE BOOK OF LIFE US Tour Information.

I’m sorry for the delay in posting—life intervened—but here it is: the 2015 Summer Tour for US paperback edition of ...
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All Souls Trilogy TV update

News Update: I'm delighted to share that the All Souls Trilogy is now in development with the BBC, who hope ...
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All Souls Update, 10/30/2014

All Souls Update: this weekend marks Halloween (All Saints Eve) and All Souls Day, so it seemed like a good ...
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All Souls Trilogy: Special Notes

No time to re-read ADOW and SON before THE BOOK OF LIFE comes out? Here's a downloadable, printable character reference sheet ...
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THE BOOK OF LIFE UK TOUR DETAILS

Hello UK readers!  Here are the details about my appearances in the UK in September 2014 to celebrate THE BOOK ...
June 17, 2014: the one month countdown begins

June 17, 2014: the one month countdown begins

It's 28 days--28 days!!--until the release of THE BOOK OF LIFE in the US, Canada, UK, RONI, Scotland, Wales, Australia, ...
Friday (6/6/14) behind-the-scenes look at THE BOOK OF LIFE: first look at the book, last minute plans, and the first wave of press coverage.

Friday (6/6/14) behind-the-scenes look at THE BOOK OF LIFE: first look at the book, last minute plans, and the first wave of press coverage.

Hello, everybody! I had a wonderful time last week at Book Expo and Book Con, meeting with librarians, booksellers, bloggers, ...
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Behind the Scenes at THE BOOK OF LIFE (5/30/14): Focusing on the Readers

After months of focusing on finishing the book, putting it into production, and working on logistics everybody is busy focusing ...
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THE BOOK OF LIFE, 2014 Book Tour Information

Available now for order: Amazon • B&N • Books-a-Million • iBooks IndieBound • Kindle • Nook It was fantastic to meet readers all over the US, in Canada and Europe ...
How would you like to read the first chapter of THE BOOK OF LIFE?

How would you like to read the first chapter of THE BOOK OF LIFE?

<listens for screaming> We thought so. Abracadabra! Here it is, courtesy of Viking and Headline: http://deborahharkness.com/the-book-of-life-by-deborah-harkness/chapter-1-excerpt-from-the-book-of-life/ For fans in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, ...
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Today’s behind-the-scenes update (5/9/14) for THE BOOK OF LIFE: publicity, marketing, and reaching out to readers

Hello, everybody! We’re busy working behind the scenes to get everything ready for the book’s release on July 15—just 66 ...
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Today's (4/25/14) behind-the-scenes update for THE BOOK OF LIFE: UK and Europe tours, US promotion, and more.

Happy Friday everybody! What a week it's been. On Monday at 5:32 AM, after pulling an all-nighter at the age ...
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I'll be appearing at BookCon in New York City, Saturday 5/31

I'll be appearing at BookCon in New York City on Saturday 5/31 with Lev Grossman. We'll be on a panel ...
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Today's behind-the-scenes update for THE BOOK OF LIFE (4/11/14)

With 94 days to go until the English-language release date, things are heating up at the publishers. While the book is ...
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Friday (3/28/14) Update: Behind the Scenes with THE BOOK OF LIFE.

I'm experiencing the final birth pangs for the book--otherwise known as page proofs. At this stage of the process, I ...
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I'll be at the LA Times Festival of Books at USC on 4/13/14

I'll be at the LA Times Festival of Books held at USC on Sunday, April 13 at 12:30 pm.  Here are ...
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Friday (3/14/14) Update: Behind the Scenes with THE BOOK OF LIFE.

Friday Update: Behind the Scenes with THE BOOK OF LIFE. We're just about four months away from the release--only seven more ...
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Friday (2/28/14) Update. Behind the Scenes with THE BOOK OF LIFE

  I had to check the calendar twice because I couldn't believe two weeks had passed since my update. It only ...
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THE BOOK OF LIFE, U.S. Tour Information

Available now for pre-order: Amazon • B&N • Books-a-Million • iBooks IndieBound • Kindle • Nook Here it is: the 2014 Summer Tour for THE BOOK OF LIFE. A few things before we begin... Unfortunately, ...
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Today's BOOK OF LIFE update: behind the scenes with THE BOOK OF LIFE.

It's been two weeks since my last update, so it's time to bring you up to speed on what's happening ...
Behind the scenes with THE BOOK OF LIFE

Behind the scenes with THE BOOK OF LIFE

Since many of my readers have questions about where the book is, why they don't have it yet, when it ...
The wait for the US cover of The Book of Life is over

The wait for the US cover of The Book of Life is over

USA TODAY has an exclusive cover reveal and AN EXCERPT for all to read. Enjoy!   http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/01/09/book-of-life-cover-harkness/4387175/      
THE BOOK OF LIFE: 15 July 2014

THE BOOK OF LIFE: 15 July 2014

THE BOOK OF LIFE--coming 15 July 2014 in hardback, e-book, and audiobook in the US, UK, Canada, and Ireland. As ...
BOOKMARKS LITERARY FESTIVAL, Winston-Salem, NC on September 6 & 7, 2013

BOOKMARKS LITERARY FESTIVAL, Winston-Salem, NC on September 6 & 7, 2013

To my readers in and around North Carolina: I'll be in your neck of the woods on September 6 and ...
Toronto’s International Festival of Authors (IFOA) Event, October 2012

Toronto's International Festival of Authors (IFOA) Event, October 2012

I'm looking forward to my upcoming visit to Toronto, Ontario (CANADA) for the annual International Festival of Authors' event at ...
September 2012 Visit to the U.K. and France (updated 23 August 2012)

September 2012 Visit to the U.K. and France (updated 23 August 2012)

Deb's calendar for this visit is still taking shape so we'll be adding details as we know them.  Here is ...
U.S. Tour for SHADOW OF NIGHT (updated July 17, 2012)

U.S. Tour for SHADOW OF NIGHT (updated July 17, 2012)

OK, everybody. Deep breaths. Here is the United States SHADOW OF NIGHT tour schedule for this summer. So far, they ...
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Your June Update on All Things SHADOW and DISCOVERY

Welcome to June, everybody. By my calculations there are just 40 days until the release of SHADOW. As you know, ...
Virgin Megastore (Paris) event canceled

Virgin Megastore (Paris) event canceled

We have just learned that the book signing scheduled for Friday, 25 May 2012 at the Virgin Megastore in Paris, ...
Bonjour à mes lecteurs français!

Bonjour à mes lecteurs français!

Bonjour à mes lecteurs français! Here is some more information about my upcoming visit to France to celebrate the Livre ...
U.S. Paperback Tour for A Discovery of Witches

U.S. Paperback Tour for A Discovery of Witches

This January, my publisher is sending me to the midwest and south to celebrate the December release of the US ...
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August News and Notes

Hello all! This week's Friday treat is a news roundup. I'm in back-to-school mode, so I'm clearing the decks, dotting ...
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June News and Notes

I don't know where May went. Did anybody find her? If so, can you tell her to come on back? ...
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April News and Notes

Happy Friday everybody. It's time for another update, and for a little visual treat. First, the visual treat. If you ...
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March News and Notes

Hello! Sorry for the silence from this end, but as Jill explained I've been traveling and meeting with readers. Beginning ...
Updates over at “Deborah Harkness” on Facebook

Updates over at Deborah Harkness on Facebook

As many of you already know, Deborah's book tour is keeping her on the road for the next couple of ...
A Discovery of Witches is launched, and to great reviews!

A Discovery of Witches is launched, and to great reviews!

It has been a whirlwind first week.   A Discovery of Witches has made many new friends, and people have been ...
One Week to Go, and More Positive Reviews

One Week to Go, and More Positive Reviews

Whew. It's a busy time. It's officially one week from the sell date in both the US and the UK, ...
Book Tour Update

Book Tour Update

I'll be traveling around the country in February, and hope to see many of you at local bookstores where I'll ...
More Early Reviews

More Early Reviews

"A Discovery of Witches is a novel that combines the best of historical fiction, science fiction, fantasy and mythology--and a ...
Early Reviews

Early Reviews

The first reviews of A Discovery of Witches have been coming in, and it's exciting to see such a positive ...
Book Tour Schedule Overview

Book Tour Schedule Overview

My book tour schedule has been announced. Save the date for these upcoming events. Detailed information to come.February 8, 2011, ...
Deborah Goes to Comic Con

Deborah Goes to Comic Con

2010 New York Comic ConDeborah will be participating in a panel for science-fiction and fantasy writers moderated by Betsy Mitchell, ...
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Discovery of Witches: A Talked About Debut

The Book Case Blog named A Discovery of Witches one of “Two Talked About February Debuts” in the world of ...
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