Shy Town Blog
Can't get enough of the books? Stop by the blog where you'll find exclusive interviews with the authors and profiles of inspiring women in Chicago. Discover the character's favorite hotspots in the city from restaurants to shopping. Wondering where to start? Grab a class of wine and take our quiz to find out what type of Shy Town Girl you are.
The Shy Town Girls series follows the adventures and friendships of four young women, Ivy, Bobbie, Meryl and Ella, as they experience a major turning point in their lives: their quarter-life crisis, where they question what the hell they’re doing, who they’re with and how they define success all in the great city of Chicago. The first book in the series debuted in December 2012 and the second novel launched in October 2013. Book Three is set to be released in May of 2014
Check out all the latest buzz behind the authors and where the ladies have been featured including The Chicago Tribune, RedEye and Today Chicago Woman. Get the inside scoop on how the real Shy Town Girls—the series’ three authors—got started and discovered their passion for writing.
Latest Blog Post
Author Katie Leimkuehler has been very busy since the release of her book Shy Town Girls book 2, Ivy. Interested to see where she’s at now, Shy Town Girls blogger Bailey Allen was able to catch up with Katie about her exciting move and tips she has for other 20-somethings! You enjoyed great…
Recently, Shy Town Girls intern Bailey Allen was able to chat with Holistic Health...
Shy Town Girls intern, Bailey Allen, was given the opportunity to sit down with author of Book 1 and 3 of the Shy Town Girls series, Jennifer Yih, for an all-inclusive interview. Jennifer, a free-spirited 23 year-old, shares her story about finding her passion, or as she said “living passionately”, through travel and challenges hoping…
Who is Eloise Stewart? Eloise, Ella for short, isn’t very different from the...
I know it’s currently so cold that you never want to think about leaving your apartment ever again, but I promise, spring is around the corner! In just a month (or two), Chicago will bloom beautiful again, and we’ll all be dying to spend as much time out in the sunshine as possible. With…