Book Giveaway: Win a Signed Copy of “All About Vee” by C. Leigh Purtill [Closed]

I first read All About Vee by C. Leigh Purtill back in 2008. It arrived just before the beginning of summer and I picked it up expecting a light, girly read I would breeze through in just a few, short days, and then promptly forget most of the details within right after writing the review. … Continue reading Book Giveaway: Win a Signed Copy of “All About Vee” by C. Leigh Purtill [Closed]

C. Leigh Purtill’s Bookish Experiment has Kicked Off (and We’re Excited!)

C. Leigh Purtill, the author of both Love, Meg and All About Vee (both of which we absolutely loved!) has just kicked off a bookish experiment that we couldn’t be happier about. Purtill’s novel, All About Vee was not written to be it’s own short novel; Vee was actually just another character in a bigger … Continue reading C. Leigh Purtill’s Bookish Experiment has Kicked Off (and We’re Excited!)

“Who does that fat girl think she is?”

This post originally appeared on C. Leigh Purtill’s personal blog. Republished with permission. That’s the strange comment I’ve read on some reviews of my novel, All About Vee. Perhaps not quite as harsh but certainly I’ve read comments that express that sentiment. Why? I always wonder. Why would a reader be upset that my mc, … Continue reading “Who does that fat girl think she is?”