During her downtime, Blume is also an avid Twitter user, tweeting about everything from Mad Men to her new tap dancing lessons.
The book is also the only young adult novel Blume considers truly cinematic.
It is an empathic style that earned Blume the devotion of Generation X just as those kids came of age and began craving a guide.
But Blume routinely eschewed offers for screenplay options to her books.
Yet, in the 41 years since she published her first book, Blume fans have never seen one of her stories make it to the big screen.
Look at Heine's Du bist wie eine Blume simply as a matter of phrase and versification.
Its name was Blume and I had some pleasant successes with him.
I observed a Considerable quantity of the qua mash in the bottoms through which we passed this evening now in Blume.
At sight of a faded bouquet she said blom (for Blume, flower).
According to Blume and Miquel, the species is only cultivated in Java.