The elusive Paula called me.
For obvious reasons, I cannot call her back at the moment but I snuck out to the bathroom to squeal and do a little happy dance.
I know not to get my hopes up just yet, but . . .
HOLY CRAP PEOPLE! PENGUIN BOOKS CALLED FOR ME!
Addendum: Seeing these words in this font does not accurately describe how totally psyched I am, so please imagine them forty feet tall in flashing lights. 😛