Best of 2012!

Posted on Dec 31, 2012 in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Happy holidays everybody! Since “best of” lists are so popular this time of year, I’ve decided to do my own! So here are a few things this year that made me laugh, cry, sing…. BEST MOVIE (AND ONE YOU PROBABLY NEVER HEARD OF): The Intouchables I read about this French film in Entertainment Weekly and […]

A note of thanks…

Posted on Dec 29, 2012 in Uncategorized | 10 Comments

Three years ago today my first book, The Lonely Hearts Club, was published. I really had no idea back then how much my life would change. My fourth book is coming out in March (click here to read an excerpt from Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality), I’m writing my fifth book, and […]

My year in Concerts

Posted on Dec 26, 2012 in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Hello! If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you know that I go to a ton of concerts. So this year I decided to keep track of all my concerts to see just how many I actually go to. And this year it was 40!! (I should mention that I do wear earplugs!) Here […]

How My Holiday Card Helped Me Embrace the Awkward

Posted on Dec 23, 2012 in Uncategorized | 11 Comments

Seasons greetings! Not to brag, but I send out pretty funny holiday cards every year. And it’s always hard to top myself, but this year I think I did it. Take it in…  Yep, that’s really me in second grade. For years I’ve kept any proof that I used to look like that a secret. […]

Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality excerpt!

Posted on Dec 19, 2012 in Uncategorized | 10 Comments

Hello all! My fab publisher has allowed me to post the first two chapters of Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality, so here they are! Please note there is a page break since this is a long post! CHAPTER 1. ATTACK OF THE MINI BEAUTY QUEENS Applying butt glue to my sister’s backside […]

2012 Reading Challenge: The Home Stretch….

Posted on Dec 4, 2012 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Happy December! I didn’t blog about my October reads because a little storm named Sandy left me without my computer for two weeks. Speaking of Sandy, I hope you’ve checked out this AMAZING YA for NJ auction going on now. Nearly 200 authors have donated items that will benefit those most affected by Sandy. My […]