Hello again, Friends! The last two weeks have been crazy-busy, as I’ve been out on the Minnesota leg of my book tour for ROAM. It’s been exhausting, exhilarating and so much fun! A huge thank you to everyone who has braved the hazardous roads that have plagued every single one of my book signings to … Continue reading ROAM: “Be Kind and Have Courage.”
A day late and a dollar short, but this is my HUGE thank you to everyone who was so kind to help support and promote the release day for ROAM! From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU!
I’m so excited to share with you the release of ROAM! Set in Rochester, Minnesota, ROAM is the story of 17 year old Abby Lunde, whose family moves to town after a series of unexpected events leave her parents unemployed and homeless. Now living in the family’s van in the Walmart parking lot, Abby … Continue reading HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY TO ROAM!
Hello Friends! I can’t believe its just 7 days until the release of ROAM! I’m so excited I can barely stand myself! In celebration of this countdown, I’m having a GIVEAWAY! If you need a nudge to go ahead and pre-order your copy of ROAM (as if the discounted pre-order price isn’t enough!), here’s another … Continue reading Purchase your copy of ROAM and Win a Prize Pack!
Congratulations to Nicole Anderson! She’s my latest winner for a FREE ARC of ROAM! Keep an eye on my social media for your chance to win!
I’m a bit late to the party, but I want to wish a belated Happy Book Birthday to RuthAnne Snow on her debut young adult novel, WHEN THE TRUTH UNRAVELS. I’ve finally had some free time to sit down and read it, and all I can say is this: It is Incredible!! I’ve been blessed … Continue reading Happy (Late) Book Birthday: WHEN THE TRUTH UNRAVELS
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., I wanted to take a moment to spotlight some of the best young adult fiction by Black authors I’ve read in the last year. I’m thrilled to say that — unlike during my childhood — there are so many to choose from that there’s no way I can … Continue reading Honoring Black Authors on MKL Jr. Day!
Hey everybody! There’s so much going on these days that I thought I’d bring you up to date. FREE FIRST CHAPTER PREVIEW! For a limited time only, you can READ THE ENTIRE FIRST CHAPTER OF ROAM FOR FREE! That’s right! Not just a snippet, but the full first chapter. I’m so excited to give you … Continue reading ROAM: COMING FEB 5–READ THE ENTIRE FIRST CHAPTER FREE!
Happy Birthday to Jeff Chen as he releases his debut middle grade novel, ULTRABALL
There are some events in a person’s life that are completely life-altering—moments when you witness something so unexpected that it changes how you see the world and, sometimes, makes you want to “do” something and be a better person. For me, that moment came in 2014 when I was assigned to write an article for … Continue reading ROAM: The People Who Inspired the Novel