BETWEEN RELEASE MONTH PARTY! Week One Giveaways: Hex Hall and Paranormalcy

JULY IS HERE! LET THE MONTH-LONG CELEBRATION BEGIN! THANKS SO MUCH FOR COMING TO MY PARTY! YOU LOOK TERRIFIC! (In case you’re new around here and don’t know why we’re celebrating, my book, Between, comes out on July 29! PARTAAAAAAAAY!) As release day approaches, I’ve been thinking about what I want people to know about Between. I decided to spend the next three weeks highlighting … Continue reading BETWEEN RELEASE MONTH PARTY! Week One Giveaways: Hex Hall and Paranormalcy

JULY 2014 IS HERE! IT IS ACTUALLY HERE! WHAT IN THE WORLD. (Also, giveaways!)

When I announced my book deal with Spencer Hill Press back in January 2013, Between’s release date of July 29, 2014 seemed like an eternity away. AND NOW IT IS HERE. I MEAN SORT OF. THE RELEASE DATE IS NOT HERE BUT JULY 2014 IS HERE. I MEAN SORT OF. I KNOW IT’S TECHNICALLY JUNE 30 BUT JUST WORK WITH ME HERE. So here’s the … Continue reading JULY 2014 IS HERE! IT IS ACTUALLY HERE! WHAT IN THE WORLD. (Also, giveaways!)

Launch party info and BETWEEN preorder giveaway!

HI GUYS! Between comes out in less than 100 days. 98 days to be exact BUT WHO’S COUNTING?! First off, I wanted to invite everyone to Between’s launch party. It will be Saturday, August 2, at 4:00pm EST, and my favorite local indie store, Morris Book Shop, is hosting it! If you live in the area or feel like taking a road trip, I’d love … Continue reading Launch party info and BETWEEN preorder giveaway!

Cover Reveal! SALT by Danielle Ellison

So you know how I’ve told you guys repeatedly that my editor rocks? That she (and the rest of my incredible team at Spencer Hill Press) helped me turn my book into something I never imagined it could be? That without her push, I would’ve given up too soon? In case you weren’t aware, that editor is Danielle Ellison. She’s awesome, and I love her, … Continue reading Cover Reveal! SALT by Danielle Ellison

Author Photos!

I got really insanely lucky because one of my best friends, Bret (this Bret), married a super sweet, wonderful, funny, charming, and crazy talented photographer, Cilla, of┬áPriscilla Baierlein Photography. Cilla started taking photos professionally nearly a year after Lauren was born, just as a little side job because it’s something she loves. When she asked if I’d mind to let her take pictures of Lauren … Continue reading Author Photos!

My Pitch Wars Wish List (aka PICK ME PICK ME PICK ME)

Hi guys!! I’m so excited to let you know I’m going to be a Pitch Wars Mentor this year! Now it’s time for me to explain what I’m looking for and why you want me to be your mentor! My Wish List I’m looking for YA only in the following genres: fantasy, contemporary, romance, thriller, and horror. Some tips: I prefer light fantasy over high … Continue reading My Pitch Wars Wish List (aka PICK ME PICK ME PICK ME)

RECLAIMED by Sarah Guillory – GIVEAWAY!

Hello my loves!! My friend Sarah Guillory’s book, RECLAIMED, comes out today! OMG THAT MEANS YOU CAN GO BUY IT RIGHT THIS VERY SECOND AND YOU HAVE NO IDEA HOW LUCKY THAT MAKES YOU TODAY IS YOUR HAPPIEST DAY AND YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T EVEN KNOW IT YAY YAY YAY!!! Jenna Oliver doesn’t have time to get involved with one boy, let alone two.All Jenna wants … Continue reading RECLAIMED by Sarah Guillory – GIVEAWAY!

#WriteClub’s Got the WRITE MOVES!

Hey guys!! Remember a few months ago when I talked about #WriteClub? That fun little idea has really taken off and become something much bigger than I ever would’ve expected. People join in every Friday night from all over the world, and writers in other countries have even started up their own #WriteClubs to suit their time zones a little better. I’ve seen a few … Continue reading #WriteClub’s Got the WRITE MOVES!

GIVEAWAY! The Archived by Victoria Schwab

Several months ago, I heard that the lovely Victoria Schwab had a new book coming out in January 2013 called The Archived. As soon as I read the blurb, I was basically obsessed. See for yourself. Imagine a place where the dead rest on shelves like books. Each body has a story to tell, a life seen in pictures that only Librarians can read. The … Continue reading GIVEAWAY! The Archived by Victoria Schwab