Archive for the ‘Middle Grade’ Category


A Day in the Life: School Visit

One of the very best parts of being an author is getting to visit schools and talk about books and writing with enthusiastic students! This past Friday, I had the opportunity to visit St. Therese – a wonderful school in Southgate, Kentucky. I thought it would be fun to share my day, from beginning to […]


September Round-up!

It’s been about two and a half weeks since my newest middle grade, THINGS THAT SURPRISE YOU, launched. I’ve had a few events (with more on the schedule!) and it’s been so fun getting to meet readers. I worked with Barbara and Sarah at the fantastic Blue Slip Media to create puzzle postcards and a […]


New Book in August 2017 – Cover Reveal!

  I’m so excited to share with you the beautiful┬ácover for my next middle grade novel, THINGS THAT SURPRISE YOU. Coming out August 22, 2017, it’s a story about sisters, changing friendships, and figuring out who you are. It also has a really great dog named Bean. When I saw my cover, I cheered! I […]