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Cover Reveal for the All-New CINDERSKELLA!!

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It has been a super long journey breathing new life into the cover, illustrations and story of Cinderskella. I'm super stoked to finally announce that the cover is now finished and guys - GUYS! It's aaaaahhhh-mazing!!!

Wait until you see it!

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I cannot even express what a talented artist Roch Hercka is. His work is above and beyond my wildest imagination. He truly makes my vision come to life and I cannot thank him enough for his hard work.

But what am I rambling about? Why don't you just see for yourself!
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Isn't it phenomenal?! The details are so incredible. I feel like Cindy is a real-live person! And I'm immediately drawn into this strange and wonderful world. Is the world within the cemetery? Is the gate a portal? Who's that man in the background? And why is there a carnival in a cemetery? And are those eyeballs on the path? So many questions!

But. BUT! That'…

Elsie Park's PERIL'S OF WRATH Cover Reveal

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As many of you may already know, Elsie Park was my publishing sister at Jolly Fish Press prior to their closing. She has since signed with Amberjack publishing for her book series! Her latest work, Peril's of Wrath is due to release in the spring of 2018. I'm super honored to help with the cover reveal! But first, a little bit about the book:
Perils of Wrath, a proper medieval action-romance and sequel to Shadows of Valor, follows the story of the orphan boy, Roland, who is now a gallant knight and pursuing his own quest. “Nothing frustrates a knight more than being shackled to an unruly female squire with guarded secrets and a persistent sweet tooth.” Sir Roland's inquiries into a pair of suspicious deaths leads him to Guildon Castle, a foreboding structure near the war-torn Scottish border. His attempt to lie low is waylaid by an assignment from the tyrannical Lord Craven to tame his disobedient stepdaughter, Audrina—by making her Roland's squire! A female apprentice? …

A Fresh Start - Announcing an All-New Illustrator!!!!

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As some of you might be aware, my publisher, Jolly Fish Press, closed last October. Their closing was just 13 days after the release of SNOW FRIGHT. As you can imagine, it was a bit of a devastating blow. But our devastation quickly turned to joyous disbelief as Bethanie and I immediately received two offers of publication from other publishers! Just as we were ready to sign on the line, we had second thoughts and decided to decline both offers. It was a courageous decision but, in the end, we felt as though it was the right one.

So while we've been quiet for almost 8 months (eight months!) we have been very,very busy. We decided to tackle this publishing venture on our own. A crazy, crazy idea but one we were crazy in love with! We were so excited about the idea of creative control and felt like the possibilities were endless.

We decided if we were gonna do this thing that we needed to find a new illustrator - and pronto! So we did just that. We posted an open call to illustrator…

The Boyfriend Whisperer Cover Reveal!

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Today I'm here to help fellow author, Linda Budzinski reveal the cover for her new YA Contemporary Romance, The Boyfriend Whisperer!
Linda is an active member of the SCBWI and I'm lucky to report that she's in my region. It's been great getting to know her and I'm really excited to be part of her cover reveal!


The Boyfriend Whisperer
Linda Budzinski
Published by: Swoon Romance
Publication date: November 15th 2016
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult
As President and CEO of Boyfriend Whisperer Enterprises, Lexi Malloy is Grand View High School’s undercover Cupid. One problem: She’s stuck in the friend zone when it comes to her own crush, Chris Broder. She and Chris have been best friends since the third grade, and he doesn’t even seem to realize she’s is a member of the opposite sex.
When pretty and popular cheerleader Lindsay LaRouche hires Lexi to whisper Chris, she has to decide whether to place her commitment to her company—and Chris’s happiness—before herse…

Snow Fright Pre-release Updates!

It is crazy, scary, exciting to know that Snow Fright releases into the world in just one day! Yup! Wednesday, October 4th is the big day! And I've had some great reviews and features I want to share with you!

I've been featured on HYPABLE! Read more about my writing duo with my daughter and what makes our relationship so special!
GIRL'S LIFE Magazine has featured Snow Fright for their Teen Read Week! Come see why they say it's a "Scary new twist on a classic fairy tale"!
Brit & Co says Snow Fright is "sweet and literarily delicious"!
"This gorgeously eccentric perspective on the absurdities of teenage-hood and zombie life will leave every reader’s carnal literary cravings ultimately satisfied." The Reading Room (Bookstr)
Recently Heard recommends Snow Fright as a top 10 fall book!


There's more yet to come but in the meantime, be sure to check out the links above! Better yet, go enter the contests! You might win a copy of Snow Fright!!

Laura Diamond's Dawn of the Vie Cover Reveal!

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I'm so excited to be part of Laura's cover reveal for her Sci-fi dystopian, DAWN OF THE VIE!! I read an early version of this book and let me just say that it ROCKS! So be sure to add it to your Goodreads shelf because you won't want to miss this novel! I mean, just take a look at that cover! Awesomeness wrapped in bacon dipped in chocolate. It's that good!



Dawn of the Vie
Laura Diamond
(Immortal Aliens, #1)
Published by: Curiosity Quills Press
Publication date: October 3rd 2016
Genres: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Young Adult
Since their Arrival less than 30 years ago, immortal Vie rule the planet like the super-predators they are. Enslaved humans are their servants…their entertainment…and their food. Anemies—humans with various types of anemia—are simply exterminated. Their nutritionally deficient blood is useless to the Vie.
Or so it’s thought…
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Alex, an Elite Vie, is a bit of a Renaissance Alien. Part scientist, part Raid Specialist, part drug addict, he know…

Cinderskella Giveaway on Amazon!

Alright guys. This is it. There's less than a month before Snow Fright releases! Seriously, how has the time slipped by so fast??!

For those of you who've read the series, you can totally understand when I say it's imperative that you read the books in order. If you don't, you'll die. Yes. Your life literally depends on it.

Well, maybe not.

BUT...but! But you'll ruin the spoilers if you read them out of order and seriously, that's no fun at all.

So, in case you didn't know, the Scarily Ever Laughter series consists of THREE books.

Book 1 - Cinderskella
Book 2 - Little Dead Riding Hood
Book 3 - Snow Fright

(There may or may not be additional spin offs in the not so distant future but let's not get ahead of ourselves!)

So the question remains, have you read Cinderskella yet? Well if not, you're in luck! I'm giving away one copy on Amazon! There's only one week to enter, so you have to get moving NOW to ensure your chances of winning! And there ma…