Fangirling: In Which I Attend My First Book Signing

Hm…if fangirls can be authors, can authors be fangirls? Let’s look at an example of author fangirling: A certain author (we won’t name names) might really like Marissa Meyer — the author of The Lunar Chronicles — and she might drive 5 hours to Salt Lake to meet said amazing Marissa, … Continue reading

15 Bookish Pet Peeves That Make Me Tear My Hair Out

*sheepish grin* So….I was supposed to post this yesterday, but…I’m human. So I missed my post date. But I have a great excuse! I OFFICIALLY FINISHED MY CONTENT EDIT FOR A TIME TO RISE. (Forgive the all caps. I’m kind of excited.) It’s now off to beta readers and then we’ll … Continue reading

These Are A Few of My Favorite Things (2015)

Um…I’m  not sure how a summer song about favorite things turned into a Christmas song, but thankfully it’s one song (Christmas or not) that doesn’t get old for me. And, because I love sharing favorite things, I thought it’d be fun if we shared a list of our favorite things. 🙂 (But don’t … Continue reading

Should Books Have Content Ratings?

Content ratings. Should books have them or shouldn’t they? (Tweet this) I’m not talking about one-star or five-stars. I’m talking about G, PG, PG-13, R, NC-17 . . . content ratings and warnings on the back like every DVD has. Even music has the “explicit” warning. Video games and TV shows have ratings. It seems … Continue reading

Dystopian Review: Ready Player One

Virtual reality is my new favorite genre, and it’s all because of this book. (Tweet this) Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline is one of those classic examples of an awesome book that requires a disclaimer before I recommend it to someone. This is usually what my recommendation sounds like: “Oh … Continue reading

Writing Update: Can You Guess the Title of Book Two?

Today I’m having a Facebook party to announce the title of book two! About the party: The party is a relaxed get together on Facebook to both celebrate the six-month anniversary of A Time to Die and to announced the title of the second book in the Out of Time Series. There will be giveaways, … Continue reading

Dystopian Review: Divergent Series & Movies

I write dystopian fiction. That being said, it would make sense that I read and review dystopian fiction. So, on the last Wednesday of every month, I’m going to review a dystopian book or movie — both in the non-Christian and Christian market. This Wednesday, in light of the release … Continue reading