Thief of Lies by Brenda Drake

Thief of Lies is coming! I’m so happy to be part of this tour to support author Brenda Drake! She’s given so much to the writing community with her blog contests like Pitch Madness and Pitch Wars. The twitter pitch event #PitMad was her idea! Check out the excerpt below and details on the […]


Pitch Wars YA Mentor Bio: Stephanie Scott & Valerie Cole

Pitch Wars is back! The epic contest that pairs agent-seeking writers with a mentor prior to an agent pitch round will soon be open to entries. Read on to see if we might be a good match. All the contest details are here on Brenda Drake’s blog. 

This year, we’re co-mentoring! We live […]


Bloomsbury Spark Updates

Most of you know, my debut young adult novel Alterations will be released in 2016 by Bloomsbury Spark, I’ve been getting to know Sparks fellow authors and have some updates! TODAY the YA Contemporary Song of Summer releases by Laura Lee Anderson:

The thirteen qualities of Robin’s Perfect Man range from the mildly […]


Book Blitz: Pixelated by L.S. Murphy

It’s here! Another Bloomsbury Spark Young Adult release with small town secrets, art, and romance.


by L.S. Murphy  Release Date: 06/30/15 Bloomsbury Spark Summary from Goodreads: Senior Year.  Middle of nowhere.  What’s the new girl to do? For Piper Marks, the answer is simple. She’s determined to have her photography rock the […]


Clara Kensie’s Deception So Deadly

Today I’m sharing about Clara Kensie’s 2015 RITA Award nominated YA suspense series: Deception So Deadly. Originally released as a serial series beginning with Run to You, the whole series is now together into two volumes. DECEPTION SO DEADLY (Run to You Book One) by Clara Kensie  Release Date: 05/01/15 Harlequin Teen 325 pages Summary […]


Summer Reading Check-in!

What’s summer without an organized, bingo-themed reading challenge check-off?

It’s nothing!

Joint YA Buccanneers for their Summer Reading List and check in each week with a blog post, or tweet using the #YABSummerReads tag:

Road Trip Book I’m midway through Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

Set on a Different Continent I have […]


Cover Reveal: Library Jumpers by Brenda Drake

Today is a cover reveal for a truly special author. Brenda Drake is behind some of the biggest blog pitch contests for writers pursuing publication: Pitch Wars, The Writer’s Voice, Pitch Madness, and #PitMad on twitter. Here are the details on Brenda’s debut Young Adult book: Library

Jumpers by Brenda

Drake Release



Book Review: Damsel Distressed by Kelsey Macke

image: Goodreads

Damsel Distressed Kelsey Macke Published: Oct. 2014 Young Adult Contemporary

I want to hug this book. Many writer friends gushed over Damsel Distressed, and now I understand. I’m surprised, even if I shouldn’t be based on the tastes of those friends, at how this Cinderella send-up is so emotionally resonating. That was […]


Release Day: Dragons Are People, Too by Sarah Nicolas

Releasing TODAY from Entangled Teen: Dragons Are People, Too

About the book:

Sixteen-year-old Kitty Lung has everyone convinced she’s a normal teen—not a secret government operative, not the one charged with protecting the president’s son, and certainly not a were-dragon. The only one she trusts with the truth is her best friend—and […]


Social Media Updates and Book Releases

A few things to catch up on.

I have a few new places I can be found online: Goodreads author profile: Stephanie Scott on Goodreads. Here is where you can mark ALTERATIONS To Read, if you are so inclined. Goodreads will automatically notify you when the book is released (how nice of them!) Facebook author page: […]