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A writer of YA romance and fantasy. Book lover. Wife. Mother. NFL fanatic. Controlled by dogs. Occasionally hilarious. But above all—a follower of Jesus.


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ABOUT LAST SUMMER, Book 1 in the Second Chances series, is the 2018 winner of The Beverley award from the Colorado Romance Writers group in the YA category.

April 20, 2016

Hey guys! Sorry it's been a couple of weeks since I last posted. Life happened. I had a funeral the same day as LIFE IN THE LUCKY ZONE released, so things were stressful for a while. And then I attended a conference with my husband. Anyway, thank you to all you lovely people who participated in my blog tour and giveaway, and who've picked up a copy of the new book. I appreciate you...

January 12, 2016

With the holidays finally over, I’m trying to catch up with my blog posts, and it’s time for the Fall reading wrap-up. One thing became clear as I looked back over the list—I absolutely love Kasie West’s YA romances. I’m not completely sure what it is, except that I’m happy during the reading and after it’s over. The characters are fun and not overly angsty. Anyway, here’s the list...

December 16, 2015

Hey, guys! I was out of town for five days this past week, so everything has gone a little wacky. On the plus side, I finished reading WINTER by Marissa Meyer and thoroughly enjoyed it. On the minus side, I only wrote 2,785 words, a big drop from last week.



As I tried to get back into writing when I returned, I realized the plot of my work in progress had changed—common for me whil...

December 9, 2015

Anyone else feeling stressed over Christmas? Well, not stressed exactly, but just knowing how much there is to do, I've begun to wonder if I can actually get it all done. And the answer is, of course, no. Ha! So perhaps some reevaluation is in order. 



On to the Update. I started WINTER by Marissa Meyer last week and am reading it slowly, partly because I'm so busy and partly becaus...

December 3, 2015


So yesterday turned out to be crazy busy with writing and errands, so my Update Wednesday fell by the wayside. Anyhow, here's the update with yesterday's numbers. First, the books.


While on Thanksgiving break, I listened to an audiobook of Terry Pratchett's DODGER. This was a fun young adult historical set in London during the time of Charles Dickens. It's not quite as zany as some...

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