Month: June 2017

Books, Reading, & Libraries, News, Updates & Happenings, Threads of the Moirae Series

Weekly News Update & Reading List 06/30/17

Weekly News Update & Reading List 06/30/17

We’re crashing rapidly toward the release date for Hunted Fate, and there’s still so much to do! While the date for the release party hasn’t been set, yet, here are some important things to note: Sign-ups are live for the book blitz. If you’re a book blogger, website owner, or just a kind soul who’d …

Books, Reading, & Libraries

Take a Lesson From a Librarian: Just Read


On my regular visit to the local library last week, I found myself sharing with the librarian how hard it is to get back into reading. I’ve been so busy with other things lately that reading hasn’t been at the top of my priority list. Now that I’m trying to get back to it, my …

Writing Tips & Career Advice

Why I Write YA Fiction

YA Fiction

After someone asked me the other day, “Why do you write YA and not, say, mysteries, romance, or literary fiction,” I realized I’ve never addressed this question on my blog. I’ve written about how I became a writer in a general sense, but not why I chose YA fiction. And it’s a great question. Why …

Books, Reading, & Libraries, News, Updates & Happenings

Weekly News Update & Reading List 06/23/17

Weekly News Update & Reading List 06/23/17

There’s not much on the news front this week. The edits of Hunted Fate are finished and now I’m working on all the stuff for my upcoming blog tour… Posts, graphics, excerpts and the like. And I’m ordering some new swag! I love shopping with a purpose. In the meantime, I’ve been catching up on …

Books, Reading, & Libraries

12 Ways to Encourage Summer Reading

Summer Reading

I wrote this post last year, but it’s that time again. Time for summer reading. Quite a few people are asking me about how to encourage summer reading so I thought I’d push this to the top of the blog once again…   When I was in school, I loved receiving the summer reading list …