The Chasing Days Cover Reveal & Giveaway!

Guess what? I'm back with young adult contemporary fiction after a little detour into women's romantic comedy to start the year. 

Like I've said before writing (and reading) YA is my fiction home, but I like to switch things up from time to time too. But the main character in Chasing Days? Not so much. She's a self-proclaimed homeslice and prefers things to stay the way they are, or so she thought... 

With graduation on the horizon in just two weeks, she and her best friend struggle with their identities and two secrets that are bigger than both of them. All she knows is everything is about to change, epically.

Want to see the beautiful cover designed by Cheyanne from Nova Book Covers

I'll confess, I it soooo much. I'll even just open the photo album on my phone and look at it because it makes me smile so big. And this book? It does the same thing: makes my heart smile because it's a version of what I want for people. Not the hard parts, but the peace, love, and understanding parts. Read it and you'll get exactly what I mean.

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Two-weeks until Willa Wohlbreuk graduates.

Fourteen-days left for exams and senior pranks.

Three hundred-thirty-six-hours for friendships to unravel and to fall in and out of love.

Twenty thousand-one-hundred-sixty-minutes left to go wild and grow up.

And one million two-hundred-nine-thousand-six-hundred-seconds to figure out what freedom really means.

Willa faces her best friend Teddy—Theo now—as he defies his parents and reveals something about himself she never expected. Joss appears with blue hair and stirs things up. And Grady, finally, after four years, suddenly knows Willa’s name. Meanwhile, the undercurrent of uncertainty about the future dredges up the possibility that Willa isn’t even sure who she is. All she knows is life is about to change, epically.

A story of identity and fitting in, friendship and love, living with uncertainty and sexual awakening for fans of Keeping you a Secret by Julie Anne Peters, Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour, Bermudez Triangle by Maureen Johnson, and I'll Give you the Sun by Jandy Nelson.
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How Not to Fall in Love Release!

Not only is it Valentine's Day, it's also release day! Happy book birthday to How Not to Fall in Love! This romantic comedy is the follow up to Love, Hate, and Other Lies We Told. It's told from Katya's perspective, Navy's best friend. 

Whereas Navy is sweet and demure, Kat is how shall I put this, a little more open, ahem, about her life between the sheets. It can be read as a standalone, but your enjoyment and insight into the characters will be richer if you read Love, Hate, and Other Lies first. 

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You can also enter to win a signed copy of both Love, Hate, and Other Lies We Told and How Not to Fall in Love along with some confetti. But act fast because the giveaway ends soon and is only open to US residents. (*Apologies to my international readers). 

Oh, and as a bonus for all there are a couple of recipes in the back to satisfy your, uh, sweet tooth ;-) Thank you for reading and please leave a review on Amazon and Goodreads. For authors, they're better than a box of chocolates or cookies...


How Not to Fall in Love Cover Reveal & Giveaway!

When I was writing Love, Hate, and Other Lies We Told, my attention repeatedly turned to Katya, Navy's bestie. She has a vibrant personality, which is at times, almost the opposite of Navy's more reserved nature. 

Where Navy is a hopeless romantic, Katya doesn't desire doting gestures from the guys in her life. 

Where Navy would like flowers and chocolate, Katya skips out before the night is over without so much as a follow up text. *Although Katya does love chocolate... and cookies.

Where Navy seeks her true love, Katya wants nothing to do with the L word. 

Or so it seems...

How Not to Fall in Love is the companion novella to Love, Hate, and Other Lies We Told. It can stand alone, but you'll have a much richer reading experience and get to know Katya (and Spencer) better if you read the full-length first. 

So now you're wondering... what's it about? 

First, the cover reveal!




Katya's middle name may be Aphrodite, but she has no interest in relationships. In fact, she has three rules she lives by:

1. Never spend the night.
2. Never sleep with the same guy twice.
3. Never fall in love.
Oh, and number 3.1 is never order the same coffee two days in a row.

That's a lot of nevers, but when she repeatedly breaks every single one of them (her undoing was a vanilla latte with a heart in the foam, BTW), she begins to wonder…

Actually, it was a batch of chocolate chip cookies that started her downward spiral. Never mind, scratch that, it was Spencer—her neighbor. He's also a banker, a player, and seems to know just what Kat wants, which isn't love.

Until they start to spend a lot of time together…

Until she finds one of his socks at her place...

Until they go to a ski resort for a long weekend…

Until he has a snowboarding injury…

As Kat struggles with the part of her that wants to be strong, single, and on the scene and the mushy, melty, romantic within, she tries desperately not to fall in love. But what's wrong with falling if you have someone with dark tousled hair, refined yet ruggedly handsome features, and chiseled abs to catch you?

Nothing. Nothing at all.

A special thanks to my cover designer! Also thankies to Jessica over at The Confetti Bar for the gorgeous custom blend! 

You can preorder your of How Not to Fall in Love copy here:
Enter to win a Galentine's Day prize pack including signed paperback copies of both Love, Hate, and Other Lies We Told and How Not to Fall in Love and some bonus confetti! 
*This giveaway is open to US residents only.

The book Love, Hate and Other Lies We Told concludes with Valentine's Day, however How Not to Fall in Love opens with a (belated) Galentine's Day party (click the link to learn more and how to have your own Galentine's Day party). I'm all about romance, but also celebrating my ladies. If there are women friends in your life who need a laugh, love romance, and books, please share a copy with your gals! 

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Fiction readers: celebrate #galentinesday with two romantic comedies that celebrate love, friendship, & chocolate.

Get your Galentine groove on with Love, Hate & Other Lies We Told and How Not to Fall in Love. Two romantic comedies that celebrate love, friendship, and chocolate.

Oh, and did I mention there are cookie and brownies recipes in the back? ;-)

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