Betraying Season

Booksigning in New Jersey

Anyone in the Iselin, NJ, area? I’ll be there for the annual New Jersey Romance Writers’ Put Your Heart in a Book Conference at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel this weekend, which includes a big booksigning on Saturday, October 23rd from 4-5:30 pm, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Literacy Volunteers of America. The other… Read more »

Betraying Season is out in paperback!

Betraying Season is out today in paperback, from Square Fish/Macmillan and available in stores as well as on line. I’ll be giving away two copies over at my Nineteenteen blog, so if you’d like to be entered in the giveaway, head on over and leave a comment on either today’s or Friday’s post. That’s… Read more »

Betraying Season Award!

I feel a little sheepish for not having mentioned this sooner…but Betraying Season won an award! It won the Young Adult category in the National Readers’ Choice Award contest sponsored by the Oklahoma Romance Writers of America. Winners were announced at a reception during the RWA National Conference at the end of July, and yes,… Read more »

Reviews (said with a big sigh of relief)

Remember what I said about the anxiety of waiting for reviews? I can breathe a little easier now–reviews of Betraying Season from Booklist, Kirkus, and VOYA are making me pretty happy. Here are some quotes: Booklist: “As in the previous book, this is a full-bodied story that wonderfully combines elements of romance, fantasy, and history….Whether… Read more »

Twas the Night Before Release Day

The day a book comes out is, at least for me, a mixed day. Yes, I know, you’re probably thinking, “what’s not to be happy about?” Well, it’s not that I’m not happy–thrilled, even. But what non-writers may not understand is what a l-o-n-g process publishing a book is. For example, I completed Betraying Season… Read more »

Long Overdue

Although I’ve been blogging for almost two years now on 19th century history with Regina Scott at Nineteenteen, intermittently on LiveJournal, and as part of the Enchanted Inkpot community, I’ve never set up a quick way to communicate news about my YA books and be interactive with readers and fellow writers in other ways. Consider… Read more »