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February 20, 2020

I've been quietly obsessing over this cover for what feels like years! Are you ready to see the face of this spooky summery Southern Gothic YA coming at you this fall? Here she is!

The design team at Holiday House and artist Lisa Vega did an incredible job capturing the...

January 12, 2020

The third installment of The Nissera Chronicles, which follows the twisting tales of Kadri Lillis and Glisette Lorenthi, is available for preorder wherever you buy books. It will release on April 28, 2020.

I always (understandably) get questions about the order in which...

October 16, 2018

Hello everyone! I'm so excited to announce that I'll be giving away a bookmark and signed bookplate to everyone who preorders Realm of Ruins and submits proof of purchase by December 3, 2018.

By submitting proof of purchase, you'll also be entered to win the grand...

October 4, 2018

Hi readers! Wow, I'm about to fit a few exciting and overdue announcements into one jam-packed post so bear with me!

1. The Kingdom of Ash and Briars paperback is out NOW! You can find it at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound, or just about anywhere else you buy books!...

March 21, 2018


I absolutely adore this cover! Now that it's out there I just want to squeal incoherently, but if you want some articulate thoughts on the art (and a chance to win a signed hardcover when it's available), head over to YA Books Central

When Realm of Ruins re...

March 16, 2018

*Ahem* special announcement!! On March 21, YA Books Central will be hosting the exclusive cover reveal for REALM OF RUINS at 1pm EST. I can't even put into words how much I love this cover. It's intense, beautiful, dark, and so dear to my heart. I can't stop studying e...

October 24, 2017

Last Saturday, I had the immense privilege of leading a small group of talented teens in a writing workshop. They all showed such promise that it was riveting to to read their work and discuss ways to improve. We also talked a little about the process of traditional pu...

September 2, 2017

I transferred my domain to a new site, which unfortunately meant losing all my previous blog posts :0 BUT it gives me another chance to announce the upcoming companion to Kingdom of Ash and Briars, which is called Realm of Ruins. Epic, right?! 

And epic-ness is exactly...

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