Book Launch for The First To Know

The book launch for my sophomore novel, The First to Know, is on November 11th at 4 pm at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe! The bookstore is making this a ticketed event to ensure that everyone is able to purchase a copy of the book this time and that there are enough seats. There is no [...]

Happy Book Birthday to The First To Know!

Today is the book birthday for my sophomore novel! The First To Know is on sale in bookstores across the country in hardcover, audiobook, and ebook. I used up all my good words in the book, but I'm so happy and thankful that I get to keep creating characters and stories to share with you. Thank [...]

By | 2017-11-07T09:18:23+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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

YA Scavenger Hunt w/ Fonda Lee & Bonus Giveaway

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome prizes! At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from [...]

By | 2017-10-03T08:30:32+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |38 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 - [...]