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Flash Fiction Friday: Ten Minutes of Hope

Alayna stepped back to admire her work. It had taken hours to create but with the help of her mother and little brother, it was time for the big moment. Or, rather, the ten big moments. That's all they were allowed anymore now that the government had cut the number of minutes of electricity use… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Ten Minutes of Hope

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Book Reviews, Uncategorized

Book Review: DESTROY ME and FRACTURE ME by Tahereh Mafi

This is the last week of reviews of the "Shatter Me" series by Tahereh Mafi, *Sniff, Sniff* The entire series took up a solid 2 weeks of my life, and this was one series I was sad to see go. If you haven't seen my previous reviews of the full length novels, check them out… Continue reading Book Review: DESTROY ME and FRACTURE ME by Tahereh Mafi

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Book Review: IGNITE ME by Tahereh Mafi

Finally! Week #3 in my month long review of Tahereh Mafi's "Shatter Me" series! This week I review Book 3 in the series--"Ignite Me." This is the final book in the "Shatter Me" trilogy, although not my last review for the month! Read on to find out more! Synopsis: The heart-stopping conclusion to the New York… Continue reading Book Review: IGNITE ME by Tahereh Mafi

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Book Review: UNRAVEL ME by Tahereh Mafi

Here it is! Week #2 of my month long review of Tahereh Mafi's "Shatter Me" series! This week I review Book 2 in the series--"Unravel Me." Read on to find out what happens next for Juliette, Adam and Warner!  Synopsis: tick tick tick tick tick it's almost time for war. Juliette has escaped to Omega… Continue reading Book Review: UNRAVEL ME by Tahereh Mafi

Book Reviews, Uncategorized

Book Review: SHATTER ME by Tahereh Mafi

Welcome to week #1 of my month long review of the "Shatter Me" series by Tahereh Mafi! How on God's green earth had I never picked this book up? "Shatter Me" by Tahereh Mafi was released in 2012, and somehow four years (FOUR YEARS!) passed in ignorance. Yes, I had heard it was a best-seller,… Continue reading Book Review: SHATTER ME by Tahereh Mafi

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Book Review: A TIME TO RISE by Nadine Brandes

Here it is! My official review of "A Time to Rise" by Nadine Brandes, the final book in the "Out of Time" series! It releases THIS FRIDAY! So read on to hear all about it, and then get your running shoes on so you can run to the bookstore and buy it! Synopsis: What more can you… Continue reading Book Review: A TIME TO RISE by Nadine Brandes

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“A Time to Rise” Tour: Giveaway #2!

Ready for another giveaway? Once again, it's time to celebrate the release of "A Time to Rise" (Book 3 in the Out of Time series) by Nadine Brandes! Last week, as part of the "A Time to Rise" Tour,  I gave away "A Time to Die" magnetic bookmarks to go along with your brand new… Continue reading “A Time to Rise” Tour: Giveaway #2!

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“A Time To Rise” Tour: Giveaway!

Have you heard the news? "A Time to Rise" (Book 3 in the 'Out of Time' series) by Nadine Brandes will be released October 14! Woo-hoo!! For those of you that follow my Book Reviews, you will remember I reviewed "A Time to Die" (Book 1 in the series) in August and "A Time to… Continue reading “A Time To Rise” Tour: Giveaway!

On Writing, Uncategorized

3 Things I’ve Learned from Pantsing

I was swimming at 6:30 this morning.  Ok, not really, but it sure felt like it. That's because the characters in my book made the snap decision to hop in a pond and cool off. I hadn't planned on this. In fact it doesn't even really add to the plot. But I found myself writing… Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Learned from Pantsing

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Calling all Readers!

The time has come! I've been hinting for months about needing readers for one of my manuscripts and I've finally finished the most recent revision! Who's ready to read? Here's what it's about: This is a YA dystopian thriller, with the working title "Unveil", and is book 1 in The Colony Series. This will be the… Continue reading Calling all Readers!