It’s a Real Book

It’s a Real Book

Oh. My.

Look what some lovely person delivered to my door!

I can’t even begin to describe how amazing it feels to hold this book in my hands! Thankfully, I don’t need to because this video pretty much sums up how elated I am right now. Could I be more smiley?

 A sneak peek at the inside!


Wow. Real books. This blows my mind.



The Lego art is a time traveling car, made with love by my little girl, Lauren. The horse is absolutely necessary because, according to Lauren, you might arrive before cars have been invented and you’ll want immediate transportation. Works for me. Behold: time traveling car, with horse.

That red box on the bottom is starting to fill up with postcards from the locations featured in TIME BETWEEN US (psst. They’re to give away!).


These are my smallest, bestest friends, Aidan and Lauren.


The kids insisted that Dakota get in on the book action.


I’ll get to share books very soon, but I can’t yet (sorry!). But when I hold my first contest, I’ll give away one of these signed ARCs. With bookmarks. And with whatever else I plastered this image on, because I’m going a bit overboard over here. You don’t mind, do you?

By |2017-05-03T09:43:08+00:00March 2nd, 2012|Categories: News, Time Between Us|Tags: |15 Comments


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  2. Marie Bahl October 22, 2012 at 1:45 am - Reply

    So incredibly proud of you. But in no way surprised. You have always been the most amazing woman I have ever known. I love you. Always will.

  3. Michelle May 1, 2012 at 2:36 am - Reply

    Congratulations!!! The cover is just beautiful and PERFECT. Also I tear up a little watching the video; you look so happy and your husband seems so proud. By the way I got an ARC and I just started reading it and the only thing I will say for NOW is: WOW!!!

  4. Heidi Temkin March 5, 2012 at 5:36 pm - Reply

    Fantastic! A long road to a place well deserved.
    I need a copy!!

  5. Hilda March 4, 2012 at 11:49 am - Reply

    Oh my Gosh, congrats! I’m so excited to see all these books! Can’t wait to read your book, the blurb is amazing and the cover is beyond gorgeous! And Dakota is a really cute cat! <3

    I'm so psyched to hear more about your book! Hopefully you will make the giveaway international! Again, congrats, Tamara! 🙂

  6. Susan C. March 3, 2012 at 9:39 pm - Reply

    That’s my daughter! I couldn’t be more proud of you! Love Love Love you all!

  7. Julia G. March 3, 2012 at 5:51 pm - Reply

    Thanks for the pictures! I stumbled upon this site and am so excited that I did! I can’t wait for the book to be released in stores since I LOVE time-traveling YA books and there aren’t many out there! I am ridiculously excited about the ARC giveaway and I don’t think that you are going overboard at all!

    Plus…the cover is so yummy! ::swoon:: Love the pictures!


  8. Skye Pillsbury March 3, 2012 at 3:55 am - Reply

    It was amazing to hold one of those in my hands this week, Tamara! You are such a freaking rockstar!

  9. Nicole Mc March 3, 2012 at 2:22 am - Reply

    That video was perfection. I’d cried!! 🙂 I loved hearing your husbands reactions. Congratulations! 🙂

  10. Dawn battles March 3, 2012 at 2:06 am - Reply

    Tam, so so so proud of you- your courage, your talent and most of all your hard work and dedication to make this real! I cannot wait to our over every word! Congrats baby!

  11. Stacy Pena March 3, 2012 at 12:36 am - Reply

    So flippin fantastic!! I think you need a gallery of all the people who love you and your book holding your book. (Count me in!)

  12. margie c {the bumble girl} March 2, 2012 at 9:13 pm - Reply

    I adore your video and all the pics, a very sweet moment for you and your family! Congrats to you! Your books not only look pretty but sound great too! I look forward to the release, thanks 🙂

  13. JP March 2, 2012 at 8:55 pm - Reply

    They look AMAZING! So excited.

  14. Eve Marie Mont March 2, 2012 at 8:43 pm - Reply

    Such lovely ARCs! And that cover is just gorgeous. Congratulations!!!

  15. Elle Cosimano March 2, 2012 at 8:20 pm - Reply

    OMG!!!! I’m all vaklempt watching this!!! This is so amazing. And you are so wonderful. And it couldn’t have happened to a more deserving and special person! I am misty over here. This is so perfect!

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