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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.

August 9, 2018

Hey there, book lovers! Hope your summer has been going well. I’ve been busy

traveling and reviewing final proofs of my last book in the Second Chances series, which is due out around the end of September. I also have a cover reveal coming up and I’m so excited for you to see how cute it is! More on that soon.

Here’s the list of books that I read in June and July from first to last. 


April 24, 2018

It's release day, so I'll be partying all day long. Well, not ALL day. I'll mostly be busy thanking all the wonderful readers, writers, and bloggers who are helping to get the word out about Kenzie and Dylan's story.

So, thanks, everyone! You're the best!

Here's the Amazon link for the book if you're interested in checking it out.

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...

November 18, 2015

Happy Hump Day, everybody! Time for my weekly reading and writing update. This week's read has been THE FILL-IN BOYFRIEND by Kasie West. I'm almost halfway through, and have had to force myself to stop reading because I have so many other things going on. Like West's other novels, this one has hooked me and I need to know how it's all going to work out! And check out the cover. So c...

September 15, 2015

I'm excited to say that it's release day for fellow Swoon Romance author Linda Budzinski's EM & EM! Can't wait to read this one. Here's the blurb from Goodreads:


The last thing sixteen-year-old Emily Slovkowski wants is to move away from her home at the Jersey shore, gorgeous surfer boyfriend Zach, and her entire identity. But that’s kind of how Witness Protection works, and Em mus...

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...

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