54 Responses to “Look, Ma! New job!”

  1. Eleanor November 10, 2009 at 2:57 PM #

    Just wanted to pop onto your blog to say that I’m absolutely thrilled to be able to work with you on Carina Press.

    While selling books is my job, reading them is my passion….and I love being surrounded by people who love books as much as I do.


  2. Highland Gal November 11, 2009 at 6:16 AM #

    Angie, I wish you a most hearty congratulations! I must have had my head buried in the sand because I missed aaaaaall of this. I feel privileged that I can say “I knew you when…” Best wishes on your new endeavor. Carina press is getting themselves a tireless advocate as well as an accomplished executive editor. They’re the lucky ones.

  3. Elizabeth Jules Mason (MsMoonlight) November 11, 2009 at 12:18 PM #

    Beautiful post…


  4. Diane Craver November 21, 2009 at 2:53 PM #

    Thanks for sharing your story about your mom! And so neat that you are now with Harlequin. Congratulations on the awesome new job. It will be a great fit for you and they are fortunate in having you.

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Angela James

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