Your Book Matters: 52 love notes from my creative heart to yours
You want to write a book. It’s a calling, a whisper, an ache deep in your bones.
But life is full. You’re busy juggling your career, your family, your friends. There never seems to be enough time.
And when you do sit down to write? You freeze up. Imagining people reading your words makes you self-conscious. Who are you to think you can write a book? Why would anyone care what you have to say? What if people don’t like your story?
Dear one, you are not alone.
Before & After You & Me
Coming May 7, 2024! Emma blames herself when a freak accident at a pool party leaves Hunter, the town’s rising track star and her former boyfriend, paralyzed from the waist down. As she struggles with anxiety, loneliness and regret, she begins to obsessively paint portraits of legs and feet—Hunter’s legs and feet—and for the first time receives critical acclaim and notice for her artwork.
1,001 Ways to Be Kind
Coming June 4, 2024! With 1001 acts of kindness in 25 categories, this book brings people together, ignites conversations, and creates connections in our fast-paced world.
How to Make Paper When the World is Ending
A couple sets off on their first long weekend together with romantic-or murderous-intentions. A recently divorced father attempts to jump-start his life by performing as John Lennon in a Beatles cover band. A young woman becomes obsessed with a sweepstakes contest in the wake of her roommate’s sudden death.
YA Contemporary Romance
Thanks, Carissa, For Ruining My Life
Brad is ready for a perfect senior year: he has a seat at the popular lunch table, a gig co-hosting the school’s morning announcements, and a gorgeous girlfriend. But when Carissa breaks up with Brad, his carefully constructed life comes crashing down. Convinced everything would be perfect if only Carissa would take him back, Brad creates a “self-improvement plan” and vows to re-win her heart.
YA Magical Romance
The Best Week That Never Happened
After her parents’ bitter divorce, family vacations to the Big Island in Hawaii ceased. But across the miles, eighteen-year-old Tegan Rossi remains connected to local Kai Kapule, her best friend from childhood. Now, Tegan finds herself alone and confused about how she got to the Big Island. With no wallet, no cell phone, purse, or plane ticket, Tegan struggles to piece together what happened. She must have come to surprise-visit Kai. Right?
Woman, Running Late, In A Dress
An ordinary day for one character is a life-shattering day for another; a small, impulsive decision made by one character affects another’s life profoundly. A central theme explored in this collection is memory: the way it is nurtured, pushed away, and falsified, along with the tenuous gap between memory and real life.