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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.

June 15, 2017

Have you noticed how many book giveaways are going on this summer? Well, I have. And there's no way I wanted to miss out on the fun. So I've teamed up with 8 young adult authors to host this amazing summer giveaway that is running the entire month of June.

You're excited, right?

(Okay, so I'm also a little excited about the Thor Ragnarok movie coming out in the fall, but le...

October 4, 2016

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 each author, you also get a clue for the hunt. Add up the clues, and you can e...

September 23, 2015

Congrats to fellow Swoon Romance author Jelsa Mepsey on yesterday's release of her debut novel, PICTURE IMPERFECT! Isn't that cover adorable? To celebrate, Jelsa is hosting a launch party on Facebook that runs through September 24th. Different authors will be hosting fun contests to give away a copy of one of their books. I'll be hosting tonight, Sept. 23 at 9 pm CST, and will be gi...

June 22, 2015

Like most readers, my TBR (to be read) list is super long, but I want to regularly share some of those books with you—and find out what's on your list too! I'll start with books by some of my fellow authors in GMMG, Georgia McBride Media Group, which houses Swoon Romance.

First up is the YA novella SNARK AND CIRCUMSTANCE by Stephanie Wardrop.

Is this not a seriously cute cover? But en...

May 21, 2015

Well, I had an amazing and exhausting time at the Romantic Times Booklovers Convention in Dallas last week. Because when they say "booklovers" they mean it. I was stunned at the amount of freebies that were handed out. But the cool thing was those free books are leading me to new authors, some of whom I'd never heard of before. And that's always a plus. In my book haul photo (I paid...

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