June 5th, 2012

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Exciting, Sparkly Book News!

So much has been happening and I want to compile all my exciting, sparkly book news into one place.

Releasing in 2012:

Save the Lemmings

Lemmingaid8th grade inventor, Natalie Isabelle Cailean Edwards is the N.I.C.E. girl who finishes last with the kids in school. Sappy inspirational phrases and monochromatic outfits have all but her best friends wrinkling their nose at her. When Natalie’s invention, the Texty-Talky, goes nationwide, she becomes an overnight sensation. Suddenly her days consist of photo shoots and interviews with little time left for her friends. A local reporter shatters her good-girl image by reporting a graffiti incident and the media launches into a smear campaign. It is so bad, even her friends start to believe the stories. How will Natalie stop the lies and win her friends back? And who will SAVE THE LEMMINGS?

The Wishing Well, Another Weaver Tale

003Molly Minstrel is treated worse than Cinderella by her mom and sisters. When Molly meets the magical creature, Unwanted, she wishes her problems away. However, you must first understand what you need before knowing what to ask for. Molly will have to look within for the solution to her troubles.

Releasing in 2013

King of Bad

I’m super excited to be joining the ranks of young adult author with this release.

            flameSixteen-year-old bad boy, Jeff Mean, has a way with the girls and their mothers. He’d rather be off setting fires than following rules or observing curfew. Jeff wears his bad boy image like a favorite old hoodie; that is until he’s recruited to Super Villain Academy -- where you learn to be good at being bad. In a school where one kid can evaporate all the water from your body and the girl you hang around with can regularly perform psychic sex in your head, bad takes on a whole new meaning. Jeff wonders if he’s bad enough for SVA.

            He may never find out. Abducted not once but twice, Jeff’s life is turned upside down and leaves him wondering who is good and who is bad. Worse yet, he’s horrified to admit that he is developing manners and alienating his fellow villains. To everyone’s surprise, his rescue is the climactic episode that balances good and evil. And the girl he’s been crushing on is the catalyst. But is that necessarily a good thing?

Ongoing Publications

Don’t forget I’m a staff writer for Knowonder, an online children’s magazine. They publish a new story everyday that you can sit down and read with your children. Download the app to stay in touch.

Please visit my website for an updated record of ‘coming soon’ short stories and for links to the published ones. Download hidden word searches, book club discussion sheets, crafts.

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Thanks for sharing my exciting news with me. And thanks for READING!