Tagged with Young adult

Happy Birthday!!!

It’s here! Kiss Kill Love Him Still’s book birthday! I’m so excited about this little book – in fact, I could probably come up with 143 different reasons why I love it. However, I’ll just give you the top ten. #1. Working with Jamie Blair has been wonderful. #2. Four distinct narrators is fun. #3. … Continue reading


Finally! I can share the awesome cover of my latest book, Kiss Kill Love Him Still! Jamie and I are very proud of the cover and hope you love it as much as we do. xo ~dawn The cover: The Blurb: Jackson Landis kept secrets. It’s how he got girls into bed, the grades he … Continue reading

Dirty Boys of Summer Playlist

Dirty Boys of Summer: Alphas, Billionaires, Bikers, and Jocks Publication date: June 2nd 2015 Goodreads: Click Purchase: Amazon | B&N Dirty Boys of Summer Playlist (Each song was chosen by the author to represent their story) 1. Trouble by Taylor Swift (Gennifer Albin’s TEACHING ROMAN) 2. Haunted by Beyoncé (Evangeline Anderson’s THE ACADEMY) 3. Tattooed Love Boys by The … Continue reading

Release Day Jitters

Book birthdays. For those of you who don’t know, it’s when a book an author has poured hours and hours of life into, releases. To those on the outside, it seems so glamorous. -A book!  – Yay! – A writing career! – A tough, lonely slog at times. – I’ve always wanted to write a … Continue reading

How to Support Your Favorite Authors

I don’t have a book coming out soon, but this is a great article that talks about how you can support your favorite authors. Even reviews of older books are great too. Every little bit helps. This was originally published by the YA Mistfits and is called “5 Ways to Make an Author Love You.” … Continue reading

The Official Phoenix Playlist

As I close in on finishing Phoenix, I thought I’d share the playlist that’s been playing in the background while I write. Enjoy! ~dawn 1. So Here We Are.………….Bloc Party 2. Hearts a Mess……………..Gotye 3. The Reeling………………..Passion Pit 4. Paris is Burning…………..Ladyhawke 5. Back In Your Head.………Tegan and Sara 6. Timebomb.………………….Kylie Minogue 7. The Night … Continue reading

Happy Release Day To Me

CRUSHED is officially out in the world!!! To celebrate, I’m giving away a signed copy of Nightingale. All you have to do is tweet about CRUSHED’s Release today and use the #CRUSHED hashtag or post on Facebook and tag me. Super easy! And if you’d like to purchase CRUSHED, it can be found on Amazon … Continue reading

Sneak Peek: CRUSHED Chapter 3

Get CRUSHED Chapter 1 and Chapter 2. 3 While still in a lucid pot haze, I drag myself into the chilly night air and to the dining hall. I muster as much enthusiasm as I can for my plate of semi-edible crap, and slump into a chair at our table near the back windows, away … Continue reading

eARCs Away!

This is what passed for a wild Saturday night this weekend: green tea, banana bread, and a stack of revision notes. Bet you’re jealous! Every time I write a book, the part I dread most – after drafting, because really, drafting is a special type of hell – is formatting. Before I start writing, I … Continue reading