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Goodreads Giveaway: Win a Paperback Copy of Living by Ear

Hi Readers, Just a quick post today to let you know that there’s a giveaway on Goodreads for a paperback copy of Living by Ear. The giveaway runs until  November 3rd, but if you’re interested, you might want to sign … Continue reading

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Living by Ear Giveaway & Party: Day 4–Don’t Make Me Sing!

Well, we’re nearing the end of a fun launch week, and the party is starting to spool down a bit. In fact, I think we might be reaching that point where some of the guests start breaking out the guitars … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal! A Beautiful Facelift for Living by Ear!

Today, I’m finally able to reveal the new cover for Living by Ear, designed by the brilliant Greg Simanson. The entire book has gotten a facelift–including a bit of an edit–from my wonderful publisher, Booktrope. Thank you a million times to … Continue reading

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Book Signing/Reading from Leaving the Beach, July 19 in Winthrop, MA

Hi Friends, Next Saturday, July 19th, I’ll be doing a book signing and reading from Leaving the Beach at the Winthrop Book Depot and Cafe. I’m really excited about this, as much of Leaving the Beach is set in Winthrop. … Continue reading

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Want the Denim Skirt Erin Wears in LEAVING THE BEACH? Here’s How to Make it

Don’t worry, this blog is not going to turn all DIY and crafty. I only know how to make a few things, so there wouldn’t be very many posts! However, if you’ve read Leaving the Beach, you might recall that … Continue reading

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99 Cent Sale Today, 6/16. Leaving the Beach E-Book on Promo

The headline says it all. My novel, Leaving the Beach is on $.99 promo today. I hope you’ll check it out. What’s the book about? In a nutshell, it’s the story of a bulimic woman named Erin who truly believes it’s … Continue reading

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My Very First Print Interview for Leaving the Beach

Today, I’m so honored to be featured in the Winthrop Transcript. Reporter Cary Shuman was kind enough to interview me for his newspaper and write this great story. Here’s the headline and first two paragraphs: Former Resident Mary Rowen Authors … Continue reading

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TAG! You’re Awesome! Blog Hop Game.

I was lucky enough be tagged in a blog hop by Patricia Mann, my friend, fellow Booktrope author, and writer of the best-selling new novel, Is This All There Is? If you’re not familiar with the book, here’s part of … Continue reading

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Really Nice Kirkus Review for Leaving the Beach

Today I’m very excited to share this positive review from Kirkus about my soon-to-be-released book, Leaving the Beach. The entire review can be read here, or, if you prefer, here’s a quick excerpt: Rowen’s novel…gracefully grapples with several important issues, … Continue reading

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Kurt Cobain, Leaving the Beach, and Meeting the Best Guy Ever

The best way to begin this story is to go back to a Saturday night in April of 1994—April 23rd, to be exact—about two weeks after Kurt Cobain’s suicide. The news of his death had shaken me pretty deeply, as, … Continue reading

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