What’s On Your Fall 2016 To-Read List?

There are two times of year when I really read. The first is early winter, because I’m on a “new-Year’s-resolution” high and I’ve usually just set a new Goodreads reading goal that’s way beyond my actual reading means. The other time is in the fall, when so many epic books are set … Continue reading

A Time to Rise: Cover Reveal & Giveaway

  Here we are, friends. The last and final cover reveal for the Out of Time Series. *deep breath* Three years ago–almost to the day–I received the contract offer for my trilogy from Marcher Lord Press (now Enclave Publishing, an imprint of Gilead Publishing.) At the time, only A Time to Die had been … Continue reading

7 Reasons to Buy From Bookstores

Bookstores — these beautifully torturous sources of inner turmoil for us poor bookworms. Do we go inside and buy books? Browse while leaving our wallets in the car? Avoid them altogether because we know our weaknesses? I don’t know! I DON’T KNOW! Actually I do know. All good bookworms are fans … Continue reading

Why Don’t Authors Write Book Reviews?

Do you ever wonder why authors don’t usually write book reviews? Maybe they don’t read books. (Yeah,we hate those things.) Maybe they don’t have any opinions. (We…are…zombiiiiieeees) Maybe they don’t realize how important or awesome reviews are. (HA! As if…) Maybe they’re too scared. (Yeah, because writing books and having the … Continue reading

Summer Reading List 2016

Summer is HERE, people! (I say this, but I woke to SNOW yesterday. Yes, snow! *shakes finger at Idaho*) And I don’t know about you, but summer always puts me in a reading mood. (Tweet this) I picture myself walking out to a bug-less green glen or knoll with a red-and-black checkered … 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