PNBA Fall Tradeshow

Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Fall Tradeshow, October 8, 9, 10, 2017 Red Lion on the River at Jantzen Beach, Portland, OR 909 N. Hayden Island Dr. (503) 283-4466 Nightcapper Event Sunday, October 8 | Red Lion on the River, Washington/Clark Rooms | 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm The event will feature 26 authors as well [...]

By | 2017-08-16T09:13:34+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Excerpt of THE FIRST TO KNOW

Description: Don't miss the second gripping and heartfelt story from the author of If I Fix You! A girl's plan to find her father's birth family turns potentially devastating when the secret DNA test she has done reveals that she has a half brother her age she never knew about. Dana Fields's father never knew [...]

By | 2017-09-14T08:56:51+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Full dustjacket for The First To Know!

Check out the full dust jacket for The First To Know! It will be hitting stores in less than three months (November 7, 2017 from Harlequin Teen) but you can preorder it now! Links on the The First To Know book page. Click to enlarge

By | 2017-08-14T09:21:31+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |2 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

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 - [...]

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

THE FIRST TO KNOW is available for Pre-Order!

I included the links in my Cover Reveal post, but this news deserves its own post! Not only does The First To Know have a beautiful cover but it's available for pre-order at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Book Depository, Changing Hands Bookstore, Indie Bound, iBooks, Books-A-Million, Google Play, and Kobo! I'm ridiculously excited for you to read this book (and If I Fix You [...]

By | 2017-02-16T09:43:15+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |1 Comment