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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.

September 29, 2018

Hi everybody! AMANDA VS. THE UNIVERSE came out last Wednesday and I was so busy that I didn't have time to post on the website. Ugh. 

But here I am with my Book Birthday cake, a pumpkin spice and cream cheese icing concoction. Yes, I've already eaten it. Not in one sitting, of course. It was particularly delicious with coffee. Anyway, Amanda's book is available here. I hope you enjoy...

September 24, 2018

Hi everybody! Hope you're having a great day. Just thought I'd share a tidbit from AMANDA VS. THE UNIVERSE. Don't forget, it releases in two days—Wednesday, Sept. 26. Can't wait for you to read about Amanda and Kyle. 

And there are paperbacks! Woot!


June 23, 2017

Happy beginning of summer everybody! Hope you're having a good time no matter what you're doing. I have a 106 degree day to look forward to here in the desert southwest, so I'll be inside where it's cool. 

I can't believe I'm actually posting this on time, but here's my spring reading list in the order of books read.

  1. The Dark Days Club (Lady Helen #1) by Alison...

November 2, 2016

LIFE IN THE DANGER ZONE was released yesterday and I just want to thank everyone who has been involved in the release day blitz and current blog tour—plus all the

people who retweeted and reposted about my book. I appreciate each and every one of you, even if I don't know you personally. It's wonderful that so many people love books and will do whatever they can to promote them. So...

September 22, 2016

Happy Autumn to you all! I confess that with the temps still in the 90s I'm just not feeling it. But hey, I will by November! :D

Anyway, it's time to give a rundown of the books I read this summer. Here's the list in chronological order.

  1. Diary of an Accidental Wallflower (Seduction Diaries, #1) by Jennifer McQuiston—Historical romance

  2. Ignite (Defy, #2) by Sara B. Larson—YA fa...

August 25, 2016

Hi there! Hope everything is going well as kids head back to school and the temperature flirts with getting cooler. I have a couple more recent reads to show you today. I finally jumped on the band wagon and read AN EMBER IN THE ASHES by Sabaa Tahir. So many people have raved about this young adult fantasy, but I decided early on that I wasn't going to read it until right before its...

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