Just hours ago, so We are sorry.“I wasn’t feeling relaxed,” she says before correcting the extreme understatement. It was as relaxing as one can get when you are releasing a book. I did not feel that way.

Parents Lin Thomas, who live just five minutes from the California home Alyssa shares with agent husband David BugliariTheir son Milo10 and 9 year olds. ElizabellaShe explains that seven-year-old Alicia, along with a handful of friends, “all pitched into and, you know… got the kids where they needed to be, to baseball practice and to gymnastics.”

However, her morning wake up call to interview for day one did not ease her nerves.