Fall 2017 YA Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to the awesomesauce book circus that is the YA Scavenger Hunt! For those new to the fun-fest that is YASH, this bi-annual event was first organized by the fabulous Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to bonus material from their favorite authors … and a chance to win some awesome […]

Newsletter: Cover Reveal, New Release, Giveaways & Free Novella

HAPPY JULY, READERS! First of all, I’d like to welcome my new subscribers! Second, old friends, thank you for sticking around with me, and new friends, thank you for signing up! I’ve got a few goodies for you, including my new historical romance cover reveal for My Hellion, My Heart (I’m not drooling…YOU’RE DROOLING), my new paperback […]

YALSA Keynote Opening Session

So proud and excited that my panel was selected as the keynote opening session for YALSA this November in Pittsburgh, PA!   http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2016/07/ya-authors-and-editors-keynote-opening-session-yalsa-s-2016-young-adult-services   Contact: Nichole O’Connor Program Officer Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) noconnor@ala.org   CHICAGO — Young adult authors Leigh Bardugo, Kristin Elizabeth Clark, Dhonielle Clayton, Zoraida Cordova, and Jonathan Friesen will […]

New book deal announcement!

I’m so thrilled to be able to officially announce that DARK GODDESS, the sequel to the Indie Next Pick, ALPHA GODDESS, will be out in 2017! *flails* I am so excited for this book and to be able to continue this series that delves into East Indian mythology. I love being able to write diverse […]

My thoughts on the “WRITING THE OTHER” discussion

If you spend any time on Twitter or Facebook, you would have seen what went down on Twitter with author, Maggie Stiefvater, when she was asked to be on a “WRITING THE OTHER” panel at NerdCon. You can read Maggie’s thoughts about it here. As you can guess, a lot of people were upset for […]