Shannon Stacey

A new goal

Yesterday I read on that Nora has a bobblehead. Seriously! A Nora Roberts bobblehead.

My initial reaction: Screw the RITA and the NYT, baby. I want a bobblehead!

That was yesterday. My thoughts today: Screw the RITA and the NYT…dude, I want a Shannon Stacey bobblehead! That would be so cool, and I’ve already started a list of ways my family could use it:

* The short kid would no doubt treat it as a “Mother, May I” magic 8 ball: Ask it a question, give it a tap, and it always says yes. But Mom, you said I could eat the whole package of cookies!

* The husband could use it as a new target for the Air-Soft gun. The last time I was his target, he shot me in the ass on Christmas morning, forcing me to yell less than joyeux words at him. I think he’d find the Shannon Stacey bobblehead’s reaction to posterior BB wounds much more positive.

* It would seriously freak out my cats.

* When the tall kid starts expounding on the ways the Union screwed up after Gettysburg, followed by a lecture on the mechanics of the building of the pyramids vs the mechanics of the building of the Great Wall of China, I can set the bobblehead to nodding in an interested manner and lock my real self in the bathroom with a bag of Doritos and a fun and frivolous book.

* During the unfortunately numerous hours I spend talking to myself, I’d find myself much more agreeable. Shan: Should I really send that partial to NY? Shan Bobblehead: *nod nod nod*

* Of course, that could also work to my detriment. Shan: OMG, I suck. Shan Bobblehead: *nod nod nod*

What would your family do with a You Bobblehead?

12 comments to “A new goal”

  1. Jaci Burton
      · May 31st, 2007 at 9:06 am · Link

    Not me. I want a talking Nora bobblehead that tells me to write.

    Since I tend to ignore myself.

    And face it, I’m much more likely to listen to Nora. :whip:

  2. Melani Blazer
      · May 31st, 2007 at 9:38 am · Link

    :thumb: I want a Shan and a Nora and oh, heck, a Jaci bobblehead too, as inspiration. I like the talking idea, Jaci (she’s so smart!). I could, however, see myself trying to brainstorm with it and popping it’s spring.

    So maybe not.

    And there’s no way in hades I’d give my family a me bobblehead. It’d be sick the things they do in the name of humor.

  3. Ann
      · May 31st, 2007 at 10:48 am · Link

    Definitely a Nora bobblehead. :nod:
    So where to you get them?

  4. Michelle
      · May 31st, 2007 at 10:50 am · Link

    :rofl:I’ll take both since you are both more prolific and better writers than me! Maybe I can get some inspiration and talent by osmosis. :shrug:

  5. kate r
      · May 31st, 2007 at 12:40 pm · Link

    kate bobblehead=family makes:popcorn: me agree with all of their stupid plans. :rulez:Basically the same thing as your family, except unlike your cat, my dog wouldn’t freak. She’d just eat the damn thing.

    look! this one is a bobblehead. It’s you!:boogie:

    and where’s your TT? I have mine up and was ready to pimp myself here.

  6. kate r
      · May 31st, 2007 at 12:41 pm · Link

    I think you have to go to a double A baseball game in MD, Ann. They’re giving them out on some game night.

  7. Jane
      · May 31st, 2007 at 2:45 pm · Link

    MMMM. i sense a meme coming on. what your bobble head can do for you.

  8. Jane
      · May 31st, 2007 at 2:47 pm · Link

    You can actually have these bobbleheads made. A GF did it for her boss. He had a crackberry and a briefcase but played with the crackberry on his bobblehead so much, the crackberry fell off.

  9. Shannon
      · May 31st, 2007 at 2:47 pm · Link

    So if I got my hands on a Nora bobblehead, what do you think my chances are of getting away with “Nora Roberts agrees this is the funniest book ever!”?


  10. Shannon
      · May 31st, 2007 at 2:48 pm · Link

    Ooooh, I must investigate the possibilities of a Shan bobblehead!

    I must also investigate what exactly a crackberry is and why a man would play with it so much it fell off.

  11. Charlene
      · May 31st, 2007 at 2:57 pm · Link

    Hmm. The real question is, could my family tell the difference between a nodding bobblehead and the writer whose head is in her book so she nods and smiles and agrees with everything because she isn’t hearing a word of it? :rofl:

    Apparently the bobbleheads will be for sale at Turn the Page after the game, so maybe you could order one. :wink:

  12. Jaci Burton
      · May 31st, 2007 at 6:03 pm · Link

    MMMM. i sense a meme coming on. what your bobble head can do for you.

    You go first, Jane :coffee:

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