The book is here
(and I'm not ugly crying)
This is not an unboxing video, this is a post-unboxing video so I could be at least somewhat composed. You Could Make This Place Beautiful is here! I still can’t get over the touching secret hiding underneath the book jacket: my handwriting on the spine. I had no idea! I love it.
Thank you to my editor Julia Cheiffetz and the whole magic-making team at One Signal and Atria, who’ve been with me through Keep Moving, Goldenrod, Keep Moving: The Journal, and now this memoir. Special thanks to Jimmy Iacobelli for this miracle of a cover. I can’t get over it.
The book is out April 11, but you can preorder it right now. Do you have a minute to do that while it’s fresh in your mind? You can preorder here, or just call or stop by your favorite indie bookshop and support them, too. Win-win. Indie bookstores are part of what make this life dear.
I know I’m a broken record about preorders, but I’m a broken record about them because they matter. When bookstores get preorders, the book is on their radar. Think of preordering as a way to make a little noise on the book’s behalf and help it find its way to more people.
Ok, I’m going to go let this sink in a little. Take care out there.
Happy writing (and reading!)—