Judy says:

Thank you, thank you for all your wonderful notes. I only wish I could respond to each of you personally. But in order to start a new book I need serious thinking time, which means less time for e-mail. Hope you understand. Just want you to know that my assistant and I read this guestbook every day, and that your continued love and support are a constant inspiration.

 

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April

Hi Judy, just wanted to let you know that I just finished In the Unlikely Event and I absolutely loved it. How about a sequel??!! Thanks for the great read.

Hometown: Lancaster, PA - Age: 59 - Posted May 3, 2016 1:16 pm

Fran

I just finished your Summer Sisters and wanted to tell you that I had read a book remarkably similar a few weeks ago. Your book was published first, but Kristin Hannah's Firefly Lane from 2008 has a plot line very close: two girls growing up together, some dysfunctional families, one ends up marrying the other's boyfriend, one travels alot, one dies at the end. There's even a chapter titled Dancing Queen. Nothing prose-wise is lifted, and I know books can have similar plots, but I thought you might want to know. I'm a retired English teacher, and my students always loved your books! Fran

Hometown: Hayward, WI - Age: 71 - Posted May 3, 2016 12:37 pm

Ramona

hi i just wanted to tell you that i love the book fudge a mania and i am doing a book report on it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Age: 9 - Posted May 2, 2016 7:07 pm

mahalet

hi I am your biggest fan can you please write another fudge book please please please!at school we where doing a report about your favorite author and I did it about you I would pay

Hometown: reynoldsburg - Age: 8 - Posted May 2, 2016 4:00 pm

Rowe

Dear, Judy Blume
Hi my name is Rowe, I love your Fudge books. I read all of them this week. I think you should make more.

Hometown: Athens,AL - Age: 9 - Posted April 30, 2016 6:29 pm

Briena

My class loves reading your fudge books and we read it every day after lunch.I love them so much that it inspires me and I might write stories some day when I get older. My friends loved writing stories and reading ever since they heard your book for the first time.😃

Hometown: Reseda CA - Age: 9 - Posted April 30, 2016 12:47 am

Marsha

Dear Judy Blume,

My name is Kanalu and I am 8 years old. I am in Mrs. Shimek's class and I go to Hanahauoli School in Makiki, Honolulu, Hawaii. We are doing an author study and I picked you!
You are a great author and i love your books like Super Fudge,
Fudge a Mania and Double Fudge. I hope you will write more books
because your books are really cool. MY favorite book is Double Fudge because I really understand it a lot.

Aloha,
Kanalu

Hometown: Honolulu - Posted April 29, 2016 7:53 pm

Mrs. Hayslip's RTI Group

Dear Ms. Blume,
We love your book Superfudge! Our favorite and funniest part was when Fudge said, "M-a-i-n-e spells Maine, F-u-d-g-e spells Fudgie, and P-e-t-e-r spells Pee-tah and B-E-E-R spells Whiskey! We laughed so hard at this part and told our other classmates about it. We a have couple of questions for you. Why did you make Fudgie so rotten? Was there really worms in the worm cookies? How did you come up with this amazing book? Last but not least, How did you come up with what Uncle Feather said? Please email us back. We will be excited to hear from you.

Mrs. Hayslip's Literature Circle

Hometown: Wheaton, Mo - Age: 9 - Posted April 26, 2016 1:19 pm

Brandy V

Howdy,
I am currently a college student working on a group project blog over you, Mrs.Blume. I was wondering if we could get a personal message or anything in that sense to put on our blog for our presentation!
On a more personal note I am very fond of your books. As a young teenager I read a couple of your novels and they helped me learn a couple of things.
Thank you so much!

Hometown: Houston - Age: 20 - Posted April 24, 2016 4:12 pm

Marian The Librarian

I call myself a 'writer' because I love the process more than anything in my life. I was going through some files today and found a page I had torn out and saved from a W/D's, NEW FAMILY, 6/28/88, page 140, by Bill Wylie. In large red letters it said at the top of the page, "A Conversation with JUDY BLUME . I hadn't read it in years. So many similarities between us. The main one being 3 children so close in age, 27, 22 and 20 (mine at the time). I managed to stop on my second marriage, however. I read that article again today ( 4/23/16) and, again, enjoyed every moment of it. Now I'm writing again, telling the tragic, amazing and triumphant story of my captivating childhood - from devastation to rising above the fray. I have dined with a queen and with some major stars (Liz Taylor) and traveled the world. Now it's time to finish what I started. Just wanted to say 'Thanks' for the new found
inspiration. And, congrats' on your amazing success.
With warm regards, Marian

Hometown: Oakland - Age: 74 - Posted April 23, 2016 7:41 pm

MH

In The Unlikely Event uses "hope to god" and "for god's sake." Is there something wrong with using Capital G God?

Hometown: NOBLESVILLE - Age: 66 - Posted April 23, 2016 1:10 pm

Sarah (Vincent)

I just introduced my 8 year old to your books ( Fudge-a-mania, Double Fudge) and he is over the moon! He wanted me to tell you that he loves your books and he can't stop laughing! 💕💕

Hometown: Nanaimo B.C. - Age: 8 - Posted April 23, 2016 12:17 pm

Kaitlynn

Hi Judy Blume its Kaitlynn I was just emailing you about your book are you there God? It's me, Margaret. In chapter 17 page 125 there is a writing mistake in the god message it's says "I'll never he able to trust her again" line 3 and for and the message should say "I will never be able to trust her again"
Thanks for your time Judy Blume
Please email me back

Hometown: Mount Hope - Age: 11 - Posted April 23, 2016 10:09 am

Stephanie Supinski

Dear Judy, I just finished reading, In the Unlikely Event and LOVED IT!!! This book is our book club selection for this coming September. Our library has an adult book group that has met monthly for the last 15 years. I am anxious to discuss this book with the members. As I read the book, I thought of 9/11 and the effects that terror caused to people of all ages. Our family personally lost our 27 year old niece that day. The trauma and 'I remember what I was doing when I heard' will always be in the backs of our minds.
Thank you for sharing this incredible story. I will highly recommend your book to the patrons in our library.
Best of luck in all your writing endeavors.
Stephanie Supinski, Branch Manager of the Palmer Library, 1 Weller Place, Easton, PA 18045.

Hometown: Easton, Pennsylvania - Age: 62 - Posted April 21, 2016 11:25 am

Eliza

Hi im a huge fan!!! I love Fudge and Sheila!!! I think your the best writer ever!!!!

Hometown: mt plesant MI - Age: 8 - Posted April 20, 2016 5:40 pm

Wiza

Hi im a fan

Hometown: mt pleasant - Age: 8 - Posted April 20, 2016 4:38 pm

marilyn t

Beverly and Marilyn mother and daughter enjoyed reading your book in the unlikely event Marilyn

Hometown: coral springs fl - Age: 55 - Posted April 19, 2016 8:01 am

Lois

Hi Judy. I lived at 19 Pingry Place in Elizabeth. One of my first memories is being awakened in the middle of the night and my father taking movies of an airplane that crashed into the net apartment building. I chose your book for my turn at book club can't wait to read it. I just found that movie and I'm having it made into a dvd. I thought you might be interested. In the meantime thanks for so many meaningful books.

Hometown: Elizabeth NJ - Age: 70 - Posted April 17, 2016 5:25 pm

xoxoCharlene

Good Morning, Mrs. Blume
Today as I was sending an extended text to my husband while he works.. I was typing something with 'just' and somehow Judy popped up. IMMEDIATELY a eureka fell back to your books, me and my bff use to have reading contests on who finished the most! I had to be between 4th and 6th grade. I loved your books now I'm definitely going to read your older titles such as, "Wifey" and "Smart Women" and the most latest as well.
I'm a natural born writer, I just never started writing. There's this one book and title I've had my on my heart for years, I've named chapters and everything but it's not quite ready. And I am I no hurry to rush it, but looking you up this fine morning truly brought me to a special place.
Reading about your cause as far as being honest. Your fight against censorship and the freedom to read is so admirable and I want to follow in your footsteps. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT.. you support intellectual freedom.

Thank You so much!
If you have any pointers please Email me.

Warm Regards,
XoxoCharlene

^p.s. Do you think love Charlene is catchy? It's my middle name..

Hometown: Chicago - Age: 28 - Posted April 15, 2016 11:03 am

Lucas

Hi Judy! My names Lucas and I wanted to share with you something; I was only twelve years old when I had heard you wrote adult novels also. The first adult novel I discovered was 'Wifey' When my mom was a little girl, she read alot of your books as a kid. Funny story; My grandmother (who is my mother's mother) bought her the book 'Wifey' in the eighties when my mother was very young because my grandmother didn't bother to see that it said 'An adult novel' on the cover and she just assumed it was a kids book because it was by "a kids author". Curious, I went to my mother and asked her about the book. Note that I was twelve years old at the time and she said "No! You may not read that book." Of course kids are going to break the rules, so I haven't read it yet, but I skimmed through some pages and my first thought was "Wow!" Not a bad wow, but a wow as in "I want to write adult novels like Judy Blume one day." The first adult novel I read by you was titled "Smart Women" and the adult novel I am currently reading now by you is "Summer sisters" and before you wonder, yes I am a boy and I read your adult novels that seem to be for a more lady audience, LOL! I plan on being a writer someday, an aspiring journalist. But I find great inspiration in your books, especially your adult novels and I plan on writing a book one day based on your vision!

Thanks for your time,
Lucas

P.S. Here's a writing suggestion; What do you think happens to Sandy from "Wifey"? What do you think she would be like today in this day and age? I'm sure your adult fans would love to read a book about Sandy returning. Maybe she has kids that go to college. Or maybe she regrets what she did in her past. Or maybe she is still the same today. It's up to you! What do you think? Should Sandy return? I'll leave that up to you!

Hometown: Lompoc - Age: 19 - Posted April 15, 2016 9:44 am

Karen V

I look back as my childhood with fondness because of the hours of enjoyment you gave me with your books. One of the reasons I became such an avid reader was because of them. I recently opened a box that I had brought back from Canada when I visited my parents. Inside was all my treasures....on the bottom was your books. The top one was my favorite all bent and worn, my copy of Are you there God ? It's me Margaret. I cried. The book was what started me attending Bible Studies as a teenager now as an adult I teach them to 4th and 5th graders. I even found my copy of Forever that I thought my Mom had thrown out with a note from her saying she was their to listen if I had any questions with a date from 1985 when I was 17. Priceless memories because of your incredible storytelling. Thank you ! Thank you !

Hometown: Eugene Oregon - Age: 48 - Posted April 12, 2016 8:47 pm

Miranda

Hi Judy Blume my name is Miranda and I have a biography fair coming up at my school and I want to do my project on you. I have some questions for you.
1.Can you send me an autographed picture that I can use in my biography?
2.Are you writing a book right now and do you plan on making another book?
3.Do others family members write books?
4.Are you always writing?
I love your books. I've read some of the Pain With The Great One, Super Fudge, Double Fudge, and more of your books they are funny and cool. I hope to hear back!! Thank You.
Miranda

Hometown: Hudson - Age: 9 - Posted April 11, 2016 8:19 pm

Deb

Judy, I can never thank you enough for all the wonderful memories with my children and nephews! I have now been reading them to my grandchildren and buying your books for them. I can't give mine up of course! You are an amazing writer and anyone who reads about Fudge is forever changed! So may laughs... Thank you so very much! Someday I would love to get a signed book and meet you in person!

Hometown: Lansing, MI - Age: 51 - Posted April 11, 2016 1:47 pm

Anna

Dear Judy,
I have been an avid reader all my life (starting young with your early books : ) I have never written a book review before, but I just finished In the Unlikely Event and wanted to let you know how much I thoroughly enjoyed it. That must have been such a tough subject for you to write on after all these years. I am glad you got to share your story. I was so captivated by the characters, style, and story that I could not put down your book and finished it in less than 24 hours. So don't listen to the haters if you see any reviews that don't sound right. Bravo and thank you again for another classic. Enjoy life, you have made it so much better for so many of use through the gifts of your talent and your novels.

Hometown: Cleveland, Oh - Age: 52 - Posted April 10, 2016 2:47 pm

Ashley

Are you going to write a sixth book about Fudge and Peter Hatcher?

Hometown: Lyndon Center - Age: 27 - Posted April 9, 2016 10:39 pm

Miranda

Hi Judy Blume my name is Miranda and I have a biography fair coming up at my school and I want to do my project on you. I have some questions for you.
1.Can you send me an autographed picture that I can use in my biography?
2.Are you writing a book right now and do you plan on making another book?
3.Do others family members write books?
4.Are you always writing?
I love your books. I've read some of the Pain With The Great One, Super Fudge, Double Fudge, and more of your books they are funny and cool. I hope to hear back!! Thank You.
Miranda

Hometown: Hudson - Age: 9 - Posted April 8, 2016 11:22 pm

Natalie

I absolutely love your books! My favorite is Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. I can totally relate to Margaret. Anyways you have inspired me to write my own stories!

Hometown: Collinsville - Age: 13 - Posted April 7, 2016 8:26 pm

Adrienne

I just got addicted to your book Forever... Any chance that there is a Forver... Part 2? I cannot stop thinking about what happened to Katherine, Micheal, Theo, Jamie, Artie and Erica. If you haven't thought about writing a sequel I would suggest thinking about it.

Hometown: Michigan - Age: 17 - Posted April 5, 2016 9:27 pm

Bennett

Dear Judy,

Thank you for providing the inspiration for my entry in the Seattle Edible Book Festival:
http://imgur.com/XiT6VYy

The organizers said it brought back some happy memories for them, and said that even as a 37-year-old man it was never too late for me to check out some more of your books! Thank you for all that you've done to brighten the lives of your readers young and old.

Bennett

Hometown: Seattle, WA - Age: 37 - Posted April 4, 2016 3:21 pm

Bill

Dear Ms. Blume,

I am currently a 2nd Grade Teacher in Florida. Our 2nd grade classes will be reading and doing a book study on you book, Freckle Juice. We are super excited!!! After reading I thought it would be an amazing idea to have our students connect with you via Skype. Please e-mail me and let me know the details and if we can arrange this!

Thank you for your time!

Mr. P

Hometown: Coral Springs, FL - Age: 32 - Posted April 3, 2016 7:27 am

Marilyn

Dear Judy,

I have been reading your books since I was 8 years old and they have brought me so much joy, companionship and entertainment! My favorite was always Margaret. I must have read her story 40-50 times. She saw me through those years. I still think about her often and, at 51, I wonder what she is thinking now. How does she feel about menopause? Is she still talking to God? Did she ever figure out how she wanted to address spirituality and religion?

Would you ever consider visiting her story again?

Thank you so much for all the wonderful hours of reading!

Marilyn

Hometown: Atlanta GA - Age: 51 - Posted March 31, 2016 10:04 am

Emma

I really love the book Super Fudge so far. I have a lot of your other books too. Is Hamburger Heaven a real place? I have a little brother that is just like Fudge and a little baby cousin that lives with us that is just like Tootie. Thank you for writing such great books!

Hometown: Russell Springs - Age: 9 - Posted March 29, 2016 12:31 pm

Steve

Dear Ms. Blume,

Your books on "Tales of A Fourth Grade Nothing", "Superfudge" and "Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great" were hands down my favorite books to read while growing up in the 1980's. You are a true blessing. I just wanted to thank you for wonderful work.

Hometown: Pleasanton, CA - Age: 45 - Posted March 28, 2016 1:56 am

Sarah

Hi,I just wanted to say Farley Drexle is like the best person that you have ever came up with!In your next book please make a new person join perter's faimily like tootsie! love, Sarah

Hometown: Topsham - Age: 9 - Posted March 25, 2016 6:41 pm

Maddie

Hi,my name is Maddie and I want to say that I love your books.I have read 2 of the books.Also you have really good characters.

Hometown: Dahlonega Ga - Age: 7/8 - Posted March 24, 2016 4:02 pm

SAHAJ

I STUDY IN ULLENS SCHOOL AND I AM IN THE 4TH GRADE.I AND MY FRIENDS HAVE READ MOST OF THE BOOKS OF YOURS AND WE LIKE IT.ME,MY FRIEND SHUVAM AND AN ANNOYING GIRL FROM MY CLASS NAMED JUNE HAVE WRITTEN LETTERS TO YOU. HOPE YOU LIKED THEM. HAVE A GREAT TIME AND HOPE YOU REPLY BACK MY LETTERS.BYE FOR THIS TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hometown: KATHMANDU - Age: 10 - Posted March 21, 2016 6:57 am

Ella

I love love love LOVE your books so so soooo much !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hometown: Alameda , CA - Age: 10 - Posted March 20, 2016 8:14 pm

Alexander

Hi. Im in elemantry sHi. I love your books! I just wanted to say, KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK

Hometown: Annapolis MD - Age: 10 - Posted March 20, 2016 6:59 am

Conner

Dear Mrs. Blume,
My name is Conner and I am 10 years old. I am doing research on you for an oral report I will be doing in school. I have read many of your books. Sleepy Saturdays, Cool Zone, Freckle Juice, It's Not the End of the World and many more. My mom's favorite is Dear God It's me Margaret. I know that you are very busy writing new books for readers to enjoy but I was hoping if you had the time if you could tell me anything about yourself and or your work. Where do you get your ideas for your books, how long does it take you to write one. Anything at all would be amazing. I don't want to take up anymore of your time so I will end it here and let you get back to work on your next book!
Thank you, Conner

Hometown: Tucson, AZ - Age: 10 - Posted March 18, 2016 4:51 pm

Anastasia

Dear Juddith Blume,

I love your books and since you gave so much information,I got an E which in our class is a A+.I think you contino (I don't know how to spell that)writing books and here is a idea.Write a book about crazy dogs.Here is a example,my dog once swallowed a hot dog whole!it could be like a Judy's belive it or not!Dog editon!Thank you for inspiring me.

Hometown: Greenbay,Wisconsin - Age: 8 1/2 - Posted March 18, 2016 1:42 pm

Josie

Hi Mrs.Judy Ihave read 2 of your books.They are tales of a fourth grade nothing and other wise known as Sheila the great.They are so good Ihope you right anothor soon. Bye

Hometown: Dahlonega,GA - Age: 8 - Posted March 17, 2016 3:30 pm

Mrs. Kiefaber's 2nd Grade Class

Mrs. Blume,
We have read 2 of your books and we love them so much! We are reading your Fudge Series books. Do you plan on writing anymore Fudge books? After we read Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing and Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great we plan to read Superfudge, which we are super excited about! We hope you write another book about Sheila, Fudge, and Peter. We just love your books. We love the characters, especially Fudge! Does Peter ever get a girlfriend? Are you going to add anymore characters? We hope some day you do write more books! Bye!

Sincerely, Mrs. Kiefaber's 2nd Grade Class

Hometown: Dahlonega, Ga - Age: 7-8 - Posted March 17, 2016 1:08 pm

Lily

Hi I love all your books I hope you keep writing more about the Hatchers

Hometown: Mayland - Age: 10 - Posted March 16, 2016 10:59 am

Emma

HI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hometown: Annapolis - Age: 10 - Posted March 16, 2016 10:57 am

kimberli

hi it me i comment yesterday i love your book and i like how buzz and grandma are get marred and baby feet is so funny fudge blueberry dad bout queen coeds how did you do it all pll answer my Q all my class what to now all about you like did you get all your book from your life or not i will love to now where you the queen of coeds or that just something you made up love your book

Hometown: maryland - Age: 10 - Posted March 16, 2016 10:53 am

Sharnya

I love your books! please keep writing more books about fudge! you are a GREAT author thank you for sharing your talent with the WORLD!

Hometown: texas - Age: 14 - Posted March 16, 2016 10:53 am

Kaylee

I really love how Fudge is crazy! It makes your books so exciting! I love them!

Hometown: Maryland - Age: 10 - Posted March 16, 2016 10:52 am

CAIDEN

HI I AM KIMBERLI FRIEND I LOVE YOUR BOOK AND I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOUR BOOKS AND I LOVE U TO MY BEST PART IS WHEN THE DAD FELL OFF THE SHIP AND I LOVE FUDGE HAVE A GO DAD AND MAY U MAKE SOME MORE BOOKS PLEASE

Hometown: MARYLAND - Age: 9 - Posted March 16, 2016 10:50 am

kimberli

i love your book love fudge

Hometown: robinwood - Age: 10 - Posted March 15, 2016 9:11 am

Kaylee

I really love your books! I enjoy reading them SO much!

Hometown: Devils Lake, North Dakota - Age: 11 - Posted March 14, 2016 11:29 am

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