We’ve got winners!

Thanks so much to everyone who helped celebrate the cover and title reveal for Stars So Sweet, the third volume in the All Four Stars series. Your enthusiastic comments, Tweets, Facebook posts, and e-mails really made this author’s week! (As did the package I received in the mail yesterday from my publisher, containing these beauties. Great timing,… Read more »

Cover reveal & giveaway: STARS SO SWEET!

NOTE: The ARC giveaway is now closed, and winners have been announced. Thank you for entering! Hey there! Guess what you’ll be able to find on… …next summer? Hint: This young restaurant critic is involved. And so is a visitor from a certain European city… Give up? Okay–reveal time! Stars So Sweet an All Four Stars book, coming… Read more »

Fresh raves for THE STARS OF SUMMER!

I’m so pleased to share two terrific new reviews for The Stars of Summer. First, it’s been named an “Editor’s Pick” over at Honolulu Family Magazine, which features it in their “5 Great Books for Kids” article. They are also giving away a copy. And Kiwi Magazine has named it one of their new summer reading favorites,… Read more »

New feature: Discussion Guide for ALL FOUR STARS!

It’s been “coming soon” for an embarrassingly long time, but book club/classroom discussion questions for All Four Stars are finally here! You can find them by clicking the Visits tab on this site. And if you’re reading All Four Stars or The Stars of Summer with your book club or class, don’t forget that I offer free 15-minute Virtual Q&A… Read more »

Crystal Kite winner!

I can still hardly believe it as I type this, but All Four Stars has won the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for the Southwest Region of the United States! This award means a lot to me because it’s voted on by members of SCBWI (The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators)–my children’s-book-creating peers. I can’t say thank… Read more »

Release day for THREE great books!

My second novel, The Stars of Summer, hits the shelves today. It’s crazy to think that, just a year ago, I was the author of zero published books, and now there are two out there in the world with my name on the spine! I’m incredibly lucky to get to do the work I love doing and… Read more »

And the winner is…

Thanks so much to everyone who entered my giveaway for signed copies of All Four Stars and The Stars of Summer. The randomly selected winner is… **** Diane Collier **** Congrats, Diane, and happy reading! But hark, that was not your last chance to win a book on this blog this week! Come back tomorrow to enter my giveaway of… Read more »