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I’ve been out every night this week, speaking about my latest novel, “Twenty-one Truths About Love” to audiences of readers. At each event, a pile of books awaits me, and after I’m finished speaking, the folks who have purchased a book stand in line so that I can sign them. I can’t tell you how…

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Best cardboard box of the year showed up at my doorstep yesterday. Copies of my next novel, “Twenty-one Truths About Love,” have arrived. This is my fifth novel and my sixth book, and honestly, it was just as exciting as opening the box and seeing my first. There will always be a part of me…

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Thrilled to see that my next novel, “Twenty-one Truths About Love,” was listed in the Washington Post’s list of “The 18 books to read this fall!” A book comprised entirely of lists appearing on this prestigious list of books made my day.

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Another early review of Twenty-one Truths About Love from another important outlet – Booklist. ____________________________________ Dicks manages to create tension, pathos, humor, and some searing melodrama in a novel written entirely in lists. Daniel Mayrock, soon to be a father, quits a dull teaching position to open his own bookstore. Following the advice of his…

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A couple bits of book love that have me feeling great this week: One of the first reviews of my upcoming novel, Twenty-one Truths About Love, has arrived via Kirkus Reviews, an important book review magazine, and happily, it’s a good one! __________________________ Dan Mayrock is in a bind: He has not yet told his…

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I am celebrating my tenth anniversary in publishing today! On July 14, 2009, I published my first novel, Something Missing, with Broadway Books, a division of Doubleday, thus making a seemingly impossible dream come true. I can still remember walking into the now-defunct Borders Books and seeing my book on the shelf for the first…

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I’m reaching out today, readers, listeners, and friends, because I have always believed that the wisdom of the crowd is better than the wisdom of the one, and also because when I’ve asked for help in the past, you have been amazing. When I wrote about my desire to find the title of the first…

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Remember the cover of my new book that most of you liked so much? It’s been changed. Twenty-one Truths About Love was received exceptionally well during the sales conference except for one thing: The sales and marketing folks didn’t love the cover. And honestly, I didn’t love it initially either. I was eventually convinced that…

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Just last week, I revealed the cover to my next novel, Twenty-one Truths About Love, which publishes in October. But that wasn’t entirely correct. My actual next novel is titled The Other Mother, and it will publish in the UK and Australia in June of this year and will publish in the United States sometime…

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It’s here! Not the actual book, which publishes in October, but the cover of my next novel, Twenty-one Truths About Love. This is the first in many baby steps to be taken before the book can finally land on store shelves. What do you think? The book is a bit unusual. Unconventional, you might say.…

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