Movie News…

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Ascendance Trilogy, movie | 145 comments

Hi all. I know this won’t be the post you wanted to read, but I promised to put everything here first. Paramount Studios will not be renewing the contract for the False Prince movie. There have been some significant changes at the studio over the last month, and those changes have affected their plans for this project. That said, the book still lives and might otherwise get picked up elsewhere. The best thing you can do to encourage another studio’s interest is to recommend the Ascendance Trilogy to other readers and show...

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HORIZON Winners!

Posted by on Mar 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | 17 comments

Congratulations to the three winners of HORIZON by Scott Westerfeld. They are: Nyaisha Brown Caity Megan Higginbotham           If you didn’t win, you can still get your own copy of the book. They are available in your Scholastic Book Fair, or hardcovers will be released into bookstores on March 28th. If your local or school library doesn’t have a copy and you want to read it that way, then ask them to order it in.           I hope you’ll read this book for two reasons. The first is because it’s genuinely awesome....

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HORIZON Giveaway

Posted by on Feb 26, 2017 in Uncategorized | 61 comments

On March 28th, Scholastic will launch its next Multiplatform series, HORIZON. Readers, I want you to check out this book because it is made of awesome! Summary: When a plane crash-lands in the arctic, eight young survivors step from the wreckage expecting to see nothing but ice and snow. Instead they find themselves lost in a strange jungle with no way to get home and little hope of rescue. Food is running out. Water is scarce. And the jungle is full of threats unlike anything the survivors have ever seen before — from razor-beaked...

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WRATH OF THE STORM releases today!

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Uncategorized | 91 comments

It’s today! WRATH OF THE STORM releases today! If you’re just getting started, check out the Mark of the Thief book trailer! No more delays! It’s time to read the complete series! You can buy it at your favorite bookstore, or go online to get a copy, or request a copy from your local library. Indiebound Barnes and Noble Amazon Indigo This is the third and final book of the Mark of the Thief series. In which you find out… **** SPOILERS BELOW **** What happens to Nic after the temple’s collapse? Who does Aurelia...

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Posted by on Jan 29, 2017 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

Thank you to all who entered the giveaway for a signed copy of WRATH OF THE STORM, particularly for your kind words. I had expected to hear about your favorite scenes from the books, but the additional compliments to me were very generous and rewarding. And because you all were so awesome, I added in two more winners for a total of seven! The winners of the WRATH OF THE STORM giveaway were drawn at random and emails have been sent to each winner. They are: Cheryl (commenting on Jan 22) Katie Reilley Bryce Christiansen Jennifer Hurley-Coughlin...

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Posted by on Jan 22, 2017 in Giveaway, Mark of the Thief, Uncategorized | 105 comments

UPDATE: If you haven’t started this series yet and want to give it a try, book 1, MARK OF THE THIEF, is on sale right on for Nook or Kindle for $1.99!   I know I’ve been quiet for a couple of months, but it’s for good reasons – revisions, research, writing – lot of exciting stories on their way to you! It’s kept me so busy, I almost missed telling you about the release of the third and final book of the Mark of the Thief series – WRATH OF THE STORM. Due out on January 31st! Here’s the...

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Signed Holiday Books

Posted by on Nov 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | 59 comments

The holidays are coming up fast (yes, as a matter of fact, I do happen to be far behind on well, everything). If you want a signed book from me, here are your options: A. Buy my book from my local indie, The King’s English. At checkout, in “Notes,” you can put in the name of the person you want the book signed to. Once I’ve signed it, King’s English will send the book to you. B. You can buy a book on your own and send it to me with return postage included. The address is PO Box 735, Morgan UT 84050. Make sure to...

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THE SCOURGE is released!

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | 90 comments

It’s today, today, TODAY! Wondering what to do today? Well, you could… Buy, borrow, or check out your copy of THE SCOURGE! Open the copy of THE SCOURGE that you have bought, borrowed, or checked out! Tell a friend about THE SCOURGE! If you’ve already read THE SCOURGE, you could review it online! Take a nap. Because yay – sleep! But when you wake up, choose steps 1-4! Thank you readers, for your support of me and my books. As long as you are out there, I will always keep writing more, but I could create these stories...

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SCOURGE Week (+ Winners)!

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | 5 comments

It’s here – release week for THE SCOURGE! The winners for this – the last week of the Massive Summer Giveaway – are: *** Quinn *** Stephanie *** Reyhana *** Janet Johnson *** If you did not win, there are still many ways for you to get a chance to read this, or any of my books. You can: Request a copy at your library. Go to your local bookstore. If they don’t have a copy, ask them to order it in. Borrow from a friend who has a copy. Find me at a public signing. I’ll post that schedule soon. Order online....

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Your anti-talent (+ winners)

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in Uncategorized | 41 comments

The winners from last week’s entries are: *** Lacey *** Debbie *** Barbara Rehmeyer *** Josh M *** Emails have been sent to the winners. But next Sunday (Aug 28) is the last week I’ll be announcing winners so be sure to enter this week!   THE SCOURGE will be released on August 30th – only about a week away now. I am so excited for this release! (Have you pre-ordered your copy yet? Or asked your library to order one in?) In the book, Ani doesn’t want to brag, but she does have one really unique talent: super...

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