Archive for the 'Announcements' Category


Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Happy New Year! What better way to start off 2017 than with a book release? Match Me If You Can, the third book in the Switched at First Kiss series, is officially in stores! It’s a little bittersweet to finish up this series. I loved hanging out with Lena and Marcus and mixing a bit… Read more »

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

November has been a nutty month! I did my own version of NaNoWriMo in which I worked on a few different projects instead of just one. I didn’t reach 50k words, alas, but I did make a big dent in my writing, so overall it was a win! Since I’ve been furiously writing, I’m woefully… Read more »

ONCE UPON A CRUISE Discussion Guide

Monday, October 10th, 2016

I’m excited to announce that I now have a discussion guide for Once Upon a Cruise. It features some discussion questions and a Q&A with yours truly! Download the Once Upon a Cruise Discussion Guide. (I’ll also add it to my Resources page.) I think this guide will work well for school and library book clubs as… Read more »

And the winner is…

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

It was so much fun to celebrate the release of ONCE UPON A CRUISE last week, both in person and online! I really enjoyed the nautical fairy tale titles people submitted on Twitter, and it was tough to pick a winner. I finally selected Audrey Day-Williams who actually came up with several gems: Peter and the Wharf… Read more »


Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

I’m so excited that my newest tween novel, ONCE UPON A CRUISE, officially sets sail today! I wrote the manuscript when I was hugely pregnant and juggling two other book deadlines, so–oddly enough–the story is about a girl who can’t say no to things. Yeah, I really had to dig deep for that one. 😉 If… Read more »

Cover Reveal and Other News

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

I’m excited to share the cover of MATCH ME IF YOU CAN, the third book of the Switched at First Kiss series, coming out in January! I should have another cover reveal soon for DOGOSAURUS REX, which will be coming out this winter. I’ve seen the almost final art by Kevin Hawkes and it’s AMAZING…. Read more »


Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

It’s the official publication date for THE TRUTH GAME, the fourth book in the Dirt Diary series! You may recall that this series was supposed to be a trilogy, but when my editor asked if I had any interest in writing a fourth installment, I jumped at the chance. Rachel has been such a fun… Read more »


Friday, March 18th, 2016

I’m so excited to share the cover of my upcoming book with Scholastic, ONCE UPON A CRUISE! This was such a fun project to work on, and I can’t wait for it to release in September! Here’s a description from the publisher: Ainsley never wanted to spend her summer on a fairy tale cruise —… Read more »

FINDERS REAPERS has arrived!

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Today’s the day! The sequel to I’m With Cupid, Finders Reapers, is officially out in the world and available wherever books are sold. My daughter highly recommends it. 🙂 Meanwhile, I’m furiously working away on the third book in the series and getting ready for the release of The Truth Game, coming May 3rd. I’ll… Read more »

What’s In Store for 2016

Monday, January 25th, 2016

I can’t believe it’s almost the end of January, which means that 2016 is already zipping by! It’s shaping up to be a busy year. Here’s what’s in store in the next few month in terms of book events and release dates (and I’m working on adding more events soon). Friday, February 19 at 1pm… Read more »