Tempe Book Festival

The Tempe Book Festival is an annual event intended to celebrate reading, writing, and a love for books. The Festival brings together local authors, publishers, booksellers, panel discussions, youth story times, and more! I'll be on the panel, “Realistic Contemporary YA” with authors Stephanie Elliot and Kate Watson from 12-12:45 p.m. tentatively in the Café [...]

By | 2017-08-15T13:58:04+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

B-Fest 2017

I'll be at the Dana Park B&N from 5 - 6 p.m. for a Writer's Workshop followed by an Author Event from 6-8 p.m. On September 23, select Barnes & Noble stores are hosting our second annual B-Fest, nationwide event devoted to celebrating all the best young adult literature has to offer. Authors will be appearing [...]

By | 2017-09-08T08:27:38+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Signing at B&N Desert Ridge

I'll be signing at Barnes & Noble Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ on Saturday, July 22nd from 2 - 6 PM. Event Description Please join us for another special event featuring some spectacular local authors! The authors will have copies of their books available for sale, and they can't wait to answer your great questions. [...]

By | 2017-07-02T12:33:41+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Signing & ARC Giveaway!

I'm doing a book signing at Barnes & Noble Desert Ridge in Phoenix on Saturday, July 22nd from 2 pm - 6 pm (along with several other YA authors including Stephanie Elliot, Tom Leveen, Paul Mosier & many more!). In addition to signing If I Fix You, I'll also be giving away an ARC of The First [...]

By | 2017-07-20T09:13:33+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

2nd Annual Teen Book Festival

2nd Annual Teen Book Festival North Valley Regional Library – Anthem  Come and meet several Young Adult authors! Meet and learn from Abigail Johnson, Amy Fellner Dominy, Amy K. Nichols, Kate Watson, Stephanie Elliot and Tom Leveen. Registration is requested.

Desert Dreams Conference – YA Reader Experience

The Desert Dreams Conference has a special YA Reader Experience package on June 3rd. The cost is $10 to the general public and includes a goody bag, the two YA panels (only), early entry into the big book signing, and a $10 coupon toward anything in the bookstore at the book signing. I'll be on the YA [...]

Q&A Video| Writing w/ paralyzed hands? Going on The Tonight Show? Writer’s block?

One of the many cool things I got to do for YALLWEST last month was answer questions from the Teen Ambassadors. Since I get asked these questions a lot I thought I'd post a Q&A video answering some of them. Feel free to leave more questions in the comments or through the FAQ form.   [...]

By | 2017-06-05T11:59:01+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

YALLWEST 2017

Celebrate young adult and middle-grade books, with more than 100 authors participating in book signings, panels, giveaways, singalongs, and shenanigans. You can view the full schedule here. I'll be at various panels and events throughout the day (come say hi!) but here's when and where you're guaranteed to find me: SATURDAY, April 29th 11 AM - [...]

Signing at B&N Desert Ridge

This is a two-day event: Friday, April 21st from 6-8pm & Saturday, April 22nd from 2-5pm Join me and fellow YA authors Stephanie Elliot, Shonna Slayton, Tom Leveen, and Sonja Stone at Barnes & Noble (Desert Ridge Marketplace) as we sign our YA books IF I FIX YOU, SAD PERFECT, SPINDLE, HELLWORLD, and DESERT DARK. We'll be joined by other local [...]

Mega YA Giveaway

THE MEGA YA GIVEAWAY The First To Know, my second contemporary YA novel is hitting shelves in nine months (November 7, 2017 from Harlequin Teen), but the ARCs are going to be here a lot sooner so I thought I'd host a giveaway. And not just any giveaway, a Huge, MEGA YA giveaway full of my [...]

By | 2017-03-05T13:39:44+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |13 Comments