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Only The Good Write Young!

STATUS: So thrilled today.

What’s playing on the XM or iPod right now? THIS IS THE DAY by The The

Actually, I’m not exactly sure what that means except to say that Ally is still young and it sounded like a great title for this blog entry.

All I really want to say is CONGRATS ALLY! On coming in at #6 on the New York Times Series bestseller list and your best out of the gate sales numbers ever!

If any of the reviews on Amazon and BN are to be believed, this is the best Gallagher Girl book to date! We heartily agree.


15 Responses

  1. Lisa Shearin said:

    The NYT placement is completely deserved! I read — no, I devoured — Only the Good Spy Young last week. I simply could not put it down. Bravo, Ally!

  2. Stephanie said:

    Congrats!!!!! I found out about The Gallagher Girls series right here on your blog and once I read the first one, I was hooked!

  3. Marie Lu said:

    WOOT! Going to be picking this one up over the weekend, that’s for sure. 🙂 Huge congratulations to you, Ally!

  4. Lyla said:

    Congratulations to you and Ally! It was absolutely deserved. I now have no idea whether OGSY or Cross My Heart is my favorite.

  5. Natasha Fondren said:

    What’s funny is that my first thought, yesterday, when I saw and picked it up was, “Kristin didn’t tell us about this!”

    I keep wondering when she’s going to run out of fabulous titles. They all rock!

  6. Composer said:

    Ahhhh, I keep meaning to get this book, but I can’t find it in the library…
    You know, when I first read the title of this post, I thought you were going to talk about child authors. Heh.
    Just out of curiosity, would an author being fifteen years old intrigue agents or put them off?

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