TAKE A BOW Epilogue!

Posted on Mar 31, 2014 in Uncategorized | 14 Comments

Hello all! First, I want to say a HUGE THANK YOU to everybody who has e-mailed, tweeted, facebooked, etc. about Better Off Friends – I’m thrilled with the response. You guys are kinda my boss, so it makes me really happy when you’re happy! Now to the task at hand! I think this goes without […]

Countdown to Better Off Friends: 1 Week! The Events, Giveaways Galore and HUGE THANKS!

Posted on Feb 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Hello all! I remember when I finished the page proofs for Better Off Friends in May thinking it was going to be FOREVER until the book would finally be out. But we are almost here! We are ONE WEEK away from Better Off Friends being out in the world! I’ve already talked about the inspiration, […]

Countdown to Better Off Friends: 2 Weeks! The Setting

Posted on Feb 11, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Hello! Can you believe it? We are only TWO WEEKS away from Better Off Friends! Before I talk about the setting of the book, there are a few exciting things that have happened/will happen this week. First, yesterday RT Book Reviews exclusively revealed the FIRST TWO CHAPTERS of Better Off Friends. Happy reading! Second, Scholastic, […]

Details on the BEATLErific Twitter Giveaway!

Posted on Feb 6, 2014 in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Hello all! Tomorrow, February 7, is the 50th anniversary of the Beatles arriving in the US for the first time (and it also happens to be Penny Lane Bloom’s birthday). I wanted to do something special to commemorate this huge date in Beatles history, so I decided to do a giveaway. A massive giveaway! How […]

Countdown to Better Off Friends: 3 Weeks! The Characters

Posted on Feb 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Hello all! We’re now only THREE WEEKS away from Better Off Friends! It’s always exciting when a new book comes out, but I am EXTRA excited for people to read this one. I also can’t wait to meet some of you on the road (one of the best parts of being an author!). New events […]

Countdown to Better Off Friends: 4 Weeks! The Inspiration

Posted on Jan 28, 2014 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Hi all! I’m so excited because in only FOUR WEEKS, Better Off Friends will be out in the world! To celebrate the release, I’ll be doing a blog each week leading up to the release giving some insights to the book. This week: the inspiration!  Before I do that, a few things: I’m going to […]

My 2013 Reads

Posted on Jan 1, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Happy New Year! I just know that 2014 is going to be a great year! My new year’s resolution in 2012 was to read 50 books, which I did, but I decided I wasn’t going to have a reading resolution in 2013. I did want to keep track of what I read, because what can […]

My 2013 in Concerts

Posted on Dec 31, 2013 in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Hello again! I know, I don’t blog for months and now TWO in two days?!?! And there’ll be another tomorrow. Craziness! As those who follow me on Twitter or Facebook know, I got to a lot of concerts. A lot. While I didn’t match the 40 I went to last year, I did manage 28 […]

The 2013 Holiday Card

Posted on Dec 30, 2013 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Hi everybody! Hope you had a fabulous holiday, whatever you celebrate! I returned from ten days in Wisconsin and think I’m still in a food coma (so much cheese….). It wasn’t until sweet Britta reminded me that I realized that I hadn’t posted my holiday card this year. Not to brag, but last year’s was […]

Guest Post: The Apple of Amy Spalding’s eye in INK IS THICKER THAN WATER

Posted on Dec 2, 2013 in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Hello everybody! Tomorrow is the release day of a fab new book by Amy Spalding, INK IS THICKER THAN WATER. I was lucky enough to get to read the book early and as Beyonce once sang, “If you liked it than you shoulda put a blurb on it.” (That is how the song goes, right?) […]