Top 5 Non-Fiction Reads

I’ve read so much women’s fiction and YA lately, and I needed a break. Not that there is anything wrong with those genres, because I love them, but I missed non-fiction. I used to read it all the time when I was in college. Read more →

Roller Skating – a Metaphor for Life

I used to roller skate. What child of the 70s and 80s doesn’t know how? Actually, I was surprised to find there are quite a few people my age who’ve never been roller skating. How did they miss out on this while growing up? Didn’t their school have a “Skate Night?” Didn’t they skate while listening to tunes on their walkman? I know I did. Read more →


I read so many reviews where readers feel very strongly (and that is putting it mildly) about insta-love. So, what do you think? Do you hate it? Love it? Or, are you indifferent? Read more →

The Days Lost Release Date

Mark this date down in your calendar. The Days Lost will be released on on Tuesday, December 10th! I can’t wait for y’all to read about Ellie Morales and Sam Gantry, the main characters. If you’re wondering what the book is about, here’s a peek at the blurb: Read more →

Judging a Book by its cover

I hate to admit it, but I do judge a book by its cover. Read more →

The Summer I Learned to Dive Nominated for Indie First Book

The Summer I Learned to Dive was nominated for Indie First Book by the Indie Romance Convention Readers Choice Awards. Read more →

This week’s recommendations…

Looking for a good mystery to read? Maybe fantasy is your favorite genre? Or, perhaps you’d rather watch a heartwarming TV show? Whatever the case, I have some recommendations for you. Read more →

Books I Love

Recently a good friend of mine suggested that I start writing blog entries about the books I’ve read and adored—I guess because I enjoy talking about them so much. When I’ve read a book that I loved, I sell it to everyone. Read more →

Behind the Scenes at the cover shoot for The Year I Almost Drowned

Here are some behind the scenes photos from the cover shoot for The Year I Almost Drowned, scheduled for publication in early December, 2012.  Kristin, from Kristin Jordan Photography, was fantastic to work with! Does the lake in the background look familiar? It’s Lake Jocassee (the same lake shown on the cover of The Summer I Learned to Dive).

A Collision of Art and Literature

On August 11, 2012, art and literature collided at Art and Light Gallery in Greenville, SC.  Artist Annie Koelle and I hosted an art and literature event. Read more →