Tagged with Teen books

Don’t be that girl

The one in the corner, watching  The one holding court in the lunchroom The one playing field hockey The one with a boyfriend The one who has all the right clothes The one who wears dark eyeliner The one with her nose in a book The one who donates time to charity The one who’s … Continue reading

What Do Kids Want?

A few weeks ago, I participated in the YA Scavenger Hunt (which was completely fun, and I hope I get to do it again in the fall). One of the requirements to win an Amazon gift card from my site was to stop here and let me know what the participant liked reading. Overwhelmingly, the … Continue reading

A Little Madness With Your Coffee

Hey All – Murder Madness Such Sweet Sadness comes out next week (3/21/16). It’s the second of three books in the Kiss Kill Love Him Still series, and it’s oh-so-yummy, if I may say so. Even better: the ebook of KKLHS IS FREE on most online retailers (Kobo, B&N, iBooks, Amazon). This is a great … Continue reading

My Birthday Gift to You

It’s my 37th birthday today & to celebrate, I will unlock either a scene from the upcoming Larkstorm short story from Annalise’s POV OR a deleted/alternate ending to Crushed IF Crushed gets 37 reviews on Amazon US by Friday. What do you need to do? Simply leave a review of Crushed & have your friends … Continue reading

CRUSHED Preview – Chapter 2

Read Chapter 1 2 Brady and I prowl the edge of The Beach, watching the organized chaos of move-in day while searching for our friends. All around us, anxious parents and nervous new kids weave through the throngs of shrieking returning students. Brady and I take bets on what clumsy lame ass will trip as … Continue reading

CRUSHED playlist

The CRUSHED cover reveal is tomorrow, so obviously, I should be spending my time writing blog posts about playlists 😀 I rather love this playlist. It’s angsty and hopeful – just like the main character, Fletch. ~dawn CRUSHED PLAYLIST Soft Shock (acoustic) …………….Yeah Yeah Yeahs Malibu ………………………………….Hole Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa ……….Vampire Weekend Shadowcasting …………………….. … Continue reading


In the past two days, I’ve churned out major words on a new project AND found the energy to tackle all the last minute stuff that comes with a book release. Wait. What was that? A book release? Why, yes, my Young Adult Contemporary Romance, CRUSHED, will be available on December 11, 2012. For seventeen-year-old … Continue reading