After a brief summer break, Ten Questions is back! Bookish Devices is pleased to welcome Debbie Macomber for today’s installment. *applause*

Macomber is a #1 New York Times bestselling author with more than 200 million copies of her books in print worldwide. Her latest novel, Sweet Tomorrows released this week and as part of the excitement we are happy to welcome Debbie to Ten Questions.

Put your hands together once again for Debbie Macomber! *more applause*

Ten Questions vol. 2 #19 Debbie Macomber

Bookish Devices: What is your favorite word?
Debbie Macomber: My word for this year is “Joy.” Joy is my new grandson, Mason Dale.

BD: What is your least favorite word?
DM: No

BD: What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
DM: My family is my greatest inspiration. I have quiet time to myself every morning in which I read my Bible and several devotionals plus write in my journals. It sets up my day.

BD: What turns you off?
DM: Unkind people and words

BD: What sound or noise do you love?
DM: My grandchildren’s laughter. And I’m hooked on Pandora so I’ve been listening to a lot of music.

BD: What sound or noise do you hate?
DM: Angry words

BD: If you could have drinks with any author or literary figure, whom would you invite?
DM: I would love to sit down with Pearl S. Buck and ask her about her life in China and her books.

BD: What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
DM: Sticking with another of my passions, yarn shop owner

BD: What profession would you not like to do?
DM: Retail clerk. Working with the public can be challenging. I admire those who do the job!

BD: What would you choose for your last meal?
DM: Seafood risotto!

Bonus Question:

BD: If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and could only bring one book, which would you bring?
DM: Hands down, my Bible.

Debbie, thank you for joining us! It’s been a pleasure to have you!

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