Authors Unlimited ’17

Posted Apr 24 2017 in , ,

If you live near Patchogue, NY and have not attended Authors Unlimited — WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? This annual event, organized by a group of Suffolk county librarians, is held on the Saint Joseph’s campus in Patchogue. It was my first time and I had no idea what to expect. I was among the […]

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YA Scavenger Hunt: Check it out… Hot Titles on the Blue Team!

Posted Apr 4 2017 in , , , ,

update: 4/10/17: JENNIFER FRENDER is the winner of the Amazon gift certificate. I’ll contact you via email.      YA Scavenger Hunt – Spring ’17 Season       Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access […]

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It’s time! YA Scavenger Hunt Time!!

Posted Mar 25 2017

For all of you who love finding new reads, I have just the thing for you. The YA Scavenger Hunt is coming. If you’ve never heard of it, the hunt runs twice a year in the spring and in the fall. During the hunt we showcase new and upcoming YA releases, give out tons of […]

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On Endings…

Posted Dec 27 2016

Come visit me at YA Outside the Lines, where we’re blogging about endings.     

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On heroism in America

Posted Nov 28 2016 in , , , , ,

Join me at YA Outside the Lines, where authors are blogging about heroes this month.   

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Celebrities, Their Fans, and Social Media

Posted Oct 24 2016 in , , , ,

I have a confession to make…  I, a grown woman, have crushes on celebrities just like I did when I was twelve years old.  Okay, maybe not entirely like I did when I was twelve. I don’t hang their posters over my bed. I don’t doodle their last name with my first one all over […]

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It’s here! The YA Scavenger Hunt – Fall 2016 Edition!

Posted Oct 4 2016 in , , , ,

The Fall 2016 YA Scavenger Hunt is officially over now. Thank you to all who played and left me comments and entered the contests and most of all, who read our work. See you next time!        Hi, book lovers!    It’s that time again — my favorite time of year. No, not […]

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Gross miscarriage of justice

Posted Jun 9 2016 in , , , ,

A few months back, the internet was in a twist over the so-called Affluenza Teen, whose Mommy took him out of the country to avoid prosecution…  The past week, the internet has had a collective melt-down as news of the Stanford rapist’s sentence went viral. As well it should.  Arm-chair quarterbacking has always found its […]

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Book Bub

Posted May 25 2016

Readers! You can now follow me on Book Bub. This is a great way to find out when my novels go on sale! 

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On being disposable

Posted Apr 15 2016 in , , , ,

Disposable is a word I’ve come to despise lately. “Discarded when no longer useful…” is how the dictionary defines it. Well, that may be fine for diapers or razors and the like, but lately, we’re applying it to people. Social media makes it far too easy to ghost people and when you’re the one treated […]

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