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SHADOW WEAVER is out today!

SHADOW WEAVER is out today!

[template id="13814"] The new year is a time for new beginnings and I am so excited to be launching a new fantasy series for middle grade readers today with Shadow Weaver! Emmeline and her shadow, Dar, are two of my favorite characters that I've had the pleasure of...

A Year for Renewal

A Year for Renewal

2017 was a difficult year in a lot of ways, and I’m hopeful that 2018 will be much better. We have our newly expanded family to love, learn, and grow with, and I have lots of books to write (my "must-do" goals list is a wee bit longer than usual)! And if we’re lucky...

2017 – A Year of Endings and Beginnings

2017 – A Year of Endings and Beginnings

To say 2017 was an eventful year is an understatement. In some ways—especially the current political climate—it was catastrophically bad, and in others very good. In my little corner of the world, we had ups and downs too. In April, we adopted a third pug, Teddy, but...

SHADOW WEAVER Pre-order Party!

SHADOW WEAVER Pre-order Party!

Only two more months until Shadow Weaver hits shelves on 1/2/2018 - I can't wait for my second series to be out in the world and for everyone to meet Emmeline and her shadow, Dar! Did you know that pre-ordering is one of the nicest things you can do for an author?...

Birthday Bash Giveaway 2017!

Birthday Bash Giveaway 2017!

Oh hey, guess what? It’s MAY. My favorite month for a variety of reasons, but it never hurts that it also contains my birthday (which happens to be today! Yay!). 2017 has been a largely weird and unpleasant year so far for the world, but it’s still important to...

Announcing THE STAR SHEPHERD – an illustrated MG Fantasy

Announcing THE STAR SHEPHERD – an illustrated MG Fantasy

I'm so thrilled to share the wonderful news that I'm co-authoring THE STAR SHEPHERD with the incredibly talented author/illustrator Dan Haring! THE STAR SHEPHERD is a heavily illustrated middle grade novel and such a wonderful, special story. I'm so excited that this...

A Year For Words

A Year For Words

2017 is going to be an interesting year. In 2015 and 2016, I had new books coming out but this year, I do not (I know! Sad!). However, I do have a new middle grade series beginning in early 2018 which I'm very excited about and a couple surprises in store for 2017 too...

2016 – What A Year

2016 – What A Year

Well, 2016 is nearly over. In some ways that's a blessing, and in others it's pretty darn terrifying. It's impossible to ignore the impact of this year's election. The hate and fear-mongering that plagued it managed to taint even happy, exciting events. So I'm keeping...

Check out PRECIOUS on Wattpad

Check out PRECIOUS on Wattpad

It's October - the perfect month for stories about monsters, wizards, witches, and magic. Because of that, I'm posting a chapter from Precious, the prequel novella to Monstrous originally published as bonus content in Ravenous, on Wattpad every day for the next 12...

Summer Reading Prize Pack Giveaway

Summer Reading Prize Pack Giveaway

Happy Summer! I have very fond memories of lazy summer days reading on the porch or under a tree.  It was a favorite past-time for this introvert bookworm. So, since it's summer and I just announced my next middle grade duology last week, how about a summer reading...

New Middle Grade Fantasy Duology in 2018

New Middle Grade Fantasy Duology in 2018

I am so thrilled to tell you that my next middle grade series was recently acquired by Sourcebooks and the first book, SHADOW WEAVER, will be out in Winter 2018. I am crazy lucky to have such a great team to work with at Sourcebooks and New Leaf Literary. Thanks so...

Birthday Bash Giveaway 2016!

Birthday Bash Giveaway 2016!

May is hands down my favorite month of the year. It's warm! It's sunny! And, today, it's my birthday! (I don't care how old I get--I'm pretty darn fond of life, so I like to celebrate it :P) I'm a big fan of birthdays, and I particularly enjoy parties. And what’s a...

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