Blog

Farm-Life Fun in My Books
One of my favorite parts of the writing process is deciding on and creating settings for my books. When I’m deciding on a setting, I...
Read More
PUMPKIN SPICE AND EVERYTHING NICE MACARONS RECIPE
So…it’s confession time. My homemade macarons do NOT look like the ones on the cover of my book, Macarons at Midnight. My homemade macarons are...
Read More
The Real Elephant Who Inspired A TALE MAGNOLIOUS
The ideas for my stories come from many different sources. I’m inspired by people I meet, places I visit, adventures I’ve had, and even by...
Read More
October 26th, 1-3 PM at Books of Wonder in New York City Meet me and other great middle-grade authors Nick Courage, Barbara Dee, Donna Gephart,...
Read More
As Halloween approaches, it’s time for little ghosts and ghouls to haunt local libraries and bookstores in search of spooky stories! If you’re prowling the...
Read More
Middle Grade Books for Animal Lovers
One of my newest middle-grade novels, A Tale Magnolious, centers on the deep and tender friendship between orphan Nitty Luce and Magnolious the elephant. Part...
Read More
Halloween Middle Grade Books
Are you looking for a spooky story to keep you up this All Hallows’ Eve? Here are some bone-chilling middle-grade tales guaranteed to send shivers...
Read More
The Monster Mash Shake
This Halloween, if you’re in the mood for a frightfully delicious shake that will haunt you and all of your friends, give The Monster Mash...
Read More
You're Berry Sweet Custard Pie
It’s autumn, which means the return of sweater weather, crackling fires, flaming foliage, and comfort food. It’s my favorite season, and puts me in the...
Read More