Giveaways · Love and Other Train Wrecks

The YA Scavenger Hunt is here!

Hi, friends and readers! Today, I’m participating in the bi-annual YA Scavenger Hunt (my second time doing the hunt)! Read on to get exclusive content from awesome YA authors, plus clues for the hunt. Add up the clues, and you can enter for our prize: one lucky winner will receive one book from each author on the hunt in… Continue reading The YA Scavenger Hunt is here!

Love and Other Train Wrecks

Cover Reveal! Love and Other Train Wrecks

You guys, my next book, Love and Other Train Wrecks, has a cover I’m absolutely freaking in love with, and I couldn’t be more excited to share it! This book means a lot to me. It’s set in glorious upstate New York, my new part-time home. It’s inspired, loosely, by It Happened One Night, one… Continue reading Cover Reveal! Love and Other Train Wrecks

Movie Reviews

Why Wonder Woman Made Me Cry

I have never cried in a superhero movie before. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a total cryer in movies: indie, family dramas, romances, etc. But not action, not movies like this. And yet, last night, about halfway through the movie, Diana (Gal Gadot) is putting on her crown and embracing her destiny, and I am… Continue reading Why Wonder Woman Made Me Cry

Movie Reviews

Weekend Movies: Moonlight and 13th

I don’t normally do movie reviews on here (though perhaps I should start given that I love movies more than just about anything else) but after seeing two movies in the last twenty-four hours, combined with everything that’s going on in the national election, I felt I had to start. Where to begin? Set and… Continue reading Weekend Movies: Moonlight and 13th

Quotes · Writing

Friday Writing Inspiration from Neil Gaiman

I’m finally back to doing my regular Friday afternoon writing inspiration. And boy, do I need inspiration, because between The Romantics coming out and getting married, I am way behind on all my deadlines. Anyway, this one comes from fellow children’s book author and storyteller extraordinaire, Neil Gaiman: “Stories may well be lies, but they are good… Continue reading Friday Writing Inspiration from Neil Gaiman

The Romantics

<3 <3 The Romantics is out TODAY!! <3 <3

RUN, don’t walk, to your nearest bookstore, because The Romantics is officially out today, y’all! I’m so thrilled that a book so near and dear to my heart is finally in the world. And it’s set in Chapel Hill, no less! Today is the perfect day to share the last love personality type, The Romantic!… Continue reading ❤ ❤ The Romantics is out TODAY!! ❤ ❤

Exclusive Content · Exclusive Sneak Peek · The Romantics

Halloween on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill

As many of you know, one of my favorite parts of writing The Romantics was reliving some of my best college days in Chapel Hill. And one of these was definitely Halloween. That’s us above doing, IMHO, a pretty amazing hero-and-villain thing. (We were #squadgoals before there were #squadgoals.) I went to Franklin Street that year—and every… Continue reading Halloween on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill

Exclusive Sneak Peek · Quotes · The Romantics

Love Personality Type #6: The Dreamer [EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK]

Love Personality Type #6 is The Dreamer. Dreamers want the most out of every relationship–and aren’t happy when they don’t get it. But they have a lot to offer, too. Love, our narrator in The Romantics, adores how they add depth and purpose to every relationship they’re in. Dreamer: One who views romance as the ultimate act… Continue reading Love Personality Type #6: The Dreamer [EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK]

Exclusive Sneak Peek · Quotes · The Romantics

Love Personality Type #5: The Loyalist [EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK]

Love Personality Type #5 is The Loyalist. Faithful, sometimes even to a fault, Loyalists love long and deeply when they do love. Love, our narrator in The Romantics, loves Loyalists–they keep many a relationship alive. Loyalist: (n) One whose greatest strength when it comes to love is his or her devotion; one who may not fall as fast… Continue reading Love Personality Type #5: The Loyalist [EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK]