The Wanderers: Flo

  FLO SHAPE: HORSE Flo feels pressured by the circus and doesn’t want to be a performer, even though she knows she must. She wants to believe life is about more than just the circus. She is the only horse in camp. The circus shifters tend to stick with their own species, so Flo is closest…

Books Read May 2016

 THE RAVEN KING Maggie Stiefvater Blue and the Raven Boys have been searching for Glendower, discovering wonders and magic of all kinds in the process. But they’re not the only ones looking, and not the only ones finding. There’s good and evil to be woken, and the bad has fallen into the wrong hands. An…

Books Read April 2016

REVIEWS THE GIRL OF INK AND STARS Kiran Millwood Hargrave Harsh rules, severe punishment, a changed island. Joya is not what it once was. Restrictions were put in place when the Governor arrived and took charge, and the cartographer’s daughter dreams of exploring beyond the borders. When Isabella’s friend from school dies in the Governor’s…

Coming Soon: THE WANDERERS Character Profiles

I’m currently building a profiles page (here) for the main characters from my shape-shifter circus series, The Wanderers and The Pack. The sneak peek images above show a small section of Flo and Jett’s character images, which were created by the wonderfully talented Grace Sandford. I’ve worked with Grace before on picture book Tough Cookie and I…

Books Read March 2016

REVIEWS LADY MIDNIGHT Cassandra Clare Perfect! Readers are launched back into the world of Shadowhunters five years after the events of The Mortal Instruments. Set in a world within our own that you can’t help but crave to be a part of, revisiting the world of angels, demons, werewolves, vampires, nephilim, and warlocks is such…

Blog Tour: THE SHADOW QUEEN by CJ Redwine (Review)

REVIEW The princess of Ravenspire was forced to flee the castle when the wicked Irina killed her father and took rule of the kingdom. Now nine years on, Lorelai and her younger brother Leo are almost ready to strike back. They’ve been waiting in the shadows, practicing magic and aiding the fallen country, until Lorelai…

Books Read February 2016

REVIEWS LOIS LANE: FALLOUT Gwenda Bond Lois Lane is starting a new school, where she promises herself she will not make trouble. But trouble seems to find Lois first as she runs into gaming group, The Warheads, on her first day, and overhears a conversation where a student isn’t getting the help and support needed…

Books Read January 2016

TRUTHWITCH Susan Dennard In a fantasy world on the brink of war, Safiya and Iseult want to be free from political conflict and live their own lives. Safi is a Truthwitch (able to distinguish truth or falseness from the words and actions of others) and her power is rare and desirable. Iseult is a Threadwitch…

November 2015 Book Reviews

CRYSTAL KINGDOM Amanda Hocking Bryn escapes her kingdom, accused of a crime she didn’t commit. She meets an old enemy and uncovers dark secrets surrounding Doldastam and its royalty. The story moves quickly as Bryn visits the troll tribes in an attempt to discover the truth and bring peace to her kingdom and the people…

October 2015 Book Reviews

ILLUMINAE Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff When the planet of Kerenza is invaded, survivors flee aboard separate spaceships. Their attackers chase them through space, but is the enemy warship, the deadly zombie-like virus, or the damaged system their biggest threat? I can’t get over how good this was! Visually stunning and such an (emotional) experience….

YA Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome prizes! At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also…

September 2015 Book Reviews

CROW MOUNTAIN Lucy Inglis Present day: Hope visits Montana with her mum, Meredith, who is an environmental scientist. Hope and Meredith stay with the Crow family. While research keeps Meredith busy, Hope helps Cal Crow with chores, like caring for the animals. 1867: Emily is rescued by horse-trader, Nate, who takes her to a remote…

Happy Book Birthday to THE WANDERERS!

Today is publication day for my shape-shifter circus book, THE WANDERERS! The book is out worldwide with Sky Pony Press in hardcover and ebook, and an audio edition with Audible Studios TODAY! I’m so excited!

Book Trailer of the Day: The Wanderers | Shelf Awareness

Happy news! My trailer is Book Trailer of the Day on Shelf Awareness today. So cool! THE WANDERERS, a YA novel about a sixteen-year-old horse shifter traveling with a shapeshifter circus, and a betrayal in camp that threatens the lives of them all, is out 1 September 2015 with Sky Pony Press.

My NYC Book Haul!

I don’t post book hauls very often but this one is quite special… I spent the first week of August in New York City. I shopped at Barnes and Noble (and found Pierre the French Bulldog Recycles in lots of their stores!), Books of Wonder, and The Strand. I also visited my publisher, and they…