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I’m incredibly pleased and proud to announce my latest deal for my third book, a contemporary YA novel called GIRLS ON THE VERGE. Those of you who have read my other books, ORCHID and FOLLY, know that I am first … Continue reading

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Hi all! Summer is cracking on and the farm is looking amazing.  With my husband home for the summer I have extra time on my hands for writing and embroidering and goofing around with the goats.  It’s pretty heavenly!  (I … Continue reading

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  A big thanks to Tori Avey for including me on her blog today.  Tori is an amazing writer and blogger and all-around talent, and it’s such an honor to be featured.  Also, beautiful pics of the book.  Have a … Continue reading

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Hi All! If you are anywhere near the LaGrange, Illinois area on Friday, May 20th at 7 CST, join me and my fabulous friend Christa Desir at Anderson’s bookshop!  We will be chatting about our books, signing our books, and…drumroll….I … Continue reading

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Hi All, The Spring YASH is now complete!  I had so much fun participating, and I hope you did too!  I chose two winners for my swag giveaway: Perceptive Madness and Debi! Please contact me at shazwriter@me.com with your address. … Continue reading

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  Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some … Continue reading

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If you missed the online book launch with Cat Winters, Meg Medina, Jessica Spotswood and me, here is the video!    

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  Hi Everyone! Jaime of Two Chicks on Books and Rachel of Fiktshun are kindly hosting a book tour for THE FORBIDDEN ORCHID.  It works like this: the tour runs from Feb 29th to March 4th, and then again on March 7th … Continue reading

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Come one, come all!  I’m having a book launch event at my local Barnes & Noble in Valparaiso, Indiana for THE FORBIDDEN ORCHID, and I would love to see you there!  The event is on Saturday March 12th from 2 … Continue reading

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Hi all!  Just a reminder that my release date was changed from today to March 8th.  It has to do with scheduling printing, sales, etc.  However, because the advanced reader copies have the old date  many people rightly thought it … Continue reading

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