Leah DeCesare


Interview With Laura Heffernan – AMERICA’S NEXT REALITY STAR

I’m so happy to have Laura Heffernan here, a fellow 17Scribes author. Her debut novel, America’s Next Reality Star, released on March 7, 2017, and if you love romance and any reality TV show, add this book to your summer reading list. Now, my interview with Laura: What was your…

Graduation Giveaway

I’m happy to share with you this Graduation Giveaway including a signed copy of Forks, Knives, and Spoons, a Macbeth Collection by Margaret Josephs catchall bag with the message: “Imagine, Believe, Achieve,” a clear glass coffee mug imprinted with the expression: “Coffee because adulting is hard,” and a Nicole Miller…

The Muse and the Marketplace

One of my favorite weekends of the year is GrubStreet’s The Muse and the Marketplace. Celebrating 20 years since the founding of GrubStreet, Muse 2017 had an extra layer of special this year but delivered on the perennial aspects that make it a standout conference. Each year, I can count…

Honored to be Honored – Independent Press Award

I’m thrilled that Forks, Knives, and Spoons has received the 2017 Independent Press Award Distinguished Favorite for New Fiction. Just before Book Expo America (BEA) in New York City at the end of this month, I’ll celebrate at a dinner with all of the other authors being honored in a…

Four Days til Pub Day

The countdown is on! Only four days until my official pub day! (Publication day, I should clarify after several friends thought it had something to do with pints and bangers.) The journey leading up to this day has been such fun already seeing friends – and their friends – reading…

#forkbook on the Reading With Robin Podcast

Join me and Fairy Book Mother, Robin Kall, chatting about books, writing, reading and other fun stuff! Click to listen in. Click to hear the podcast. Save

#ForkBook Inspired Gifts on Etsy

Find me at ThreeBlueDots on Etsy to shop for fun, inexpensive gifts to accompany FORKS, KNIVES, AND SPOONS. Fork, knife, and spoon charm necklaces, a charm bracelet based on Amy York’s from Matt, and T-shirts for the steak knife in your life. Save Save Save Save Save

Amazon Giveaway – One Week Only

One week only – Amazon Giveaway is live. Enter for your chance to win a copy of FORKS, KNIVES, AND SPOONS on Amazon. Save Save

Goodreads Giveaway #forkbook

Enter to win a signed, advance reader copy of FORKS, KNIVES, AND SPOONS. In celebration of the countdown to Pub Day – April 18th – there are three copies up for grabs in this giveaway. Good luck and happy reading! Save

Don’t Date That Spork

spork, noun /spôrk/ plural noun a spoon-shaped eating utensil with short tines at the tip; a cross between a fork and a spoon a guy who is a spoon (see spoon) including nerdy, geeky, boring, irresponsible, loser types who projects himself like a fork (see fork) including cocky, arrogant, asshole…