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    SWEET MADNESS is here!

    I’ve known Trisha Leaver and Lindsay Currie for almost five years.  They are both really wonderful woman and great moms….and yet, they write some of the scariest stuff in YA.  I read an early version of SWEET MADNESS, and had to leave the lights on. And it’s out for everyone to read now! Sweet Madness is a retelling of the infamous Borden Murders told from the POV of Lizzie’s Irish maid, Bridget Sullivan. Seventeen-year-old Bridget Sullivan is alone in Fall River, a city that sees Irish immigrants as nothing more than a drunken drain on society. To make matters worse, she’s taken employment with the city’s most peculiar and gossip-laden…

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    The time I was an angry feminist…

    I feel like this post needs a preface.  I’ve never been anti-feminist, but I live a very “traditional” lifestyle.  I’m a very happy — and sometimes very exhausted — stay at home mother. I love it.  I love being with my kids, and I honestly believe that I’m doing the right thing for my family by being home with them. Even saying that much is a bit terrifying for me.  I’m always hesitant to talk about being a SAHM because I feel like there are so many women (and men) who look down on me for that choice. I’ve seen self-proclaimed feminists on social media say that staying at home…

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    One launch party down, one to go!

      Saturday was awesome!  I felt like the real deal. I know, I know. I probably should have felt that way when I signed my contract, saw my cover, held my finished copy, etc. BUT, there’s something completely different about people talking to you about your book, saying your characters’ names, asking questions about your world…it’s an amazing, overwhelming, kinda crazy feeling. I loved it.  I can’t wait to do it again, which is good as I’m having my second launch party on Saturday, March 14th at 2 p.m. at The King’s English in Salt Lake.  If you’re nearby, you should totally come.  There will be lots of good food…

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