Monday, October 3, 2016

All Hallow's Read

It's that time of year again! What spooky reads is keeping you up at night this fall?


Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Summer Reading Event

Calling all Michigan YA readers! I'll be at the Addison Township Public Library this weekend (Saturday, July 9) at 4pm for an author panel & signing with Ava Jae (Beyond The Red), Laura Wolfe (Trail Of Secrets) & Sarah Zettel (Palace of Spies series). I've also heard rumors of snacks...just saying. 
More details here.


Tuesday, June 7, 2016

B-Fest is this Weekend!

Barnes & Nobel is hosting their first ever weekend long book teen festival B-Fest is this weekend! Festivities begin this Friday, June 10 and run through Sunday, June 12.

Barnes & Nobel stores nationwide will be holding super fun YA events, giveaways, trivia, games & sneak peeks books that won't be out until the fall. So B-Sure to check out their site for full details.

Want to meet me & some other truly awesome Michigan authors AND celebrate My Last Kiss's publication anniversary on June 10th? Here's my B-Fest itinerary:

Friday @ 7pm for Author Panel & Signing
2800 S. Rochester Rd. 
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

Saturday @ 2pm for Bookish Games, including Pictionary, Spelling Showdown & more!
w/ John C. Ford & Amy Goldman Koss
Barnes & Noble  
17111 Haggerty Hwy.
Northville, MI 48168 

Saturday @ 6pm Author Panel & Signing 
w/Aimee Carter
Barnes & Noble  
3120 Fairlane Dr.
Allen Park, MI 48101
Sunday @ 2pm for Writing Workshop:
w/ Erica M. ChapmanBarbara Rebbeck
Barnes & Noble
2800 S. Rochester Rd. 
Rochester Hills, MI 48307


Friday, May 6, 2016

Teen B-Fest

So beyond excited to be part of the first ever B-Fest at Barnes & Noble. Details coming soon!


Friday, October 23, 2015

Con-Troll YA is This Weekend!

Just a quick announcement that Con-Troll YA is baaack! I'll be at the Adrian Public Library with an incredibly fabulous lineup of YA authors including Tracy Bilen, Kate Bassett, Courtney Allison Moulton, Eric Priuska, and *insert drum roll here* NYT bestselling author Ellen frickin' Hopkins!!!! (Yes, "frickin'" in Ellen's legal middle name.)

In case you've been living under a book tent--which, more power to ya!--Con-Troll YA is a young adult lit conference featuring author panels, a writing workshop (that I'm leading this year), and book signings. Stop by to make all your dreams come true...or at least get some swag.

See you there!

Friday, July 10, 2015

Books & Cherries!

Tomorrow the Gryffindorrific Kate Bassett and I will be at Brilliant Books from 2-4pm signing books and probably eating copious amounts of cherry-flavored goodies during the world-famous Traverse City Cherry Festival up in Traverse City, Michigan. Come up and see us be authorly and silly. We're super good at both!

Here are the Deets:
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Brilliant Books
118 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI
Call for more info: 231-946-2665

Special props go to the booklicious Sara G. of The Hiding Spot blog. Northern Michigan can thank (or blame depending on how much sugar Kate and I ingest) her for puttin' the YA in Cherry Festival! What? Those letters are totally in there! 

See ya up north,

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

My Last Playlist

To celebrate the My Last Kiss paperback hitting shelves today (with some super fun extras if I may say so myself!), the Fierce Reads crew at Macmillan has posted the My Last Kiss Playlist on their Tumblr!

As you may already know, music is a huge inspiration for everything I write. I get most of my ideas from song lyrics and use the playlists I compile for my novels to push through the congestion of [uninvited] Writer's Block Parties. Music is magical in the way it evokes emotion and inspires. That same magic lives on every page of every book you love, which is why I'm so excited to share these songs with you. They're a tiny peek inside Cassidy's world and the friends (and frenemies) that made her afterlife...ish so thrilling to write about. And hopefully, for you, to read about.

You'll hear some of my favorite bands like Metric, Eisley, Dashboard Confessional, Radiohead and so many more. If you like what you hear, thank the artists by buying your favorites.

I'd love to hear which songs you like best and any new tunes that make you think of Cassidy's journey or Ethan's dreamy eyes and even Caleb's adorable skater hair. Let the song swapping begin!