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Five Reasons Why: Ending My Co-Dependency on Writing

Throughout my tenure as a novelist, I’ve often described my love affair with writing as co-dependent. With the exception that as an author I committed my unconditional love and devotion to a craft and not a person, the decision to become a novelist often felt like I’d...

Book Review: “All the Bright Places” by Jennifer Niven

Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town...

Book Review: “The Memory of Light” by Francisco X. Stork

Vicky Cruz shouldn’t be alive. That’s what she thinks, anyway—and why she tried to kill herself. But then she arrives at Lakeview Hospital, where she meets Mona, the live wire; Gabriel, the saint; E.M., always angry; and Dr. Desai, a quiet force. With stories and...

Book Review: “My Not So Perfect Life” by Sophie Kinsella

Katie Brenner has the perfect life: a flat in London, a glamorous job, and a super-cool Instagram feed. Ok, so the real truth is that she rents a tiny room with no space for a wardrobe, has a hideous commute to a lowly admin job, and the life she shares on Instagram...

Facelift Number Two is Now Available on Amazon!

I finally completed my rewrite of the Holly book and it's FINALLY for sale on Amazon! The story about how fate will carry us where we need to go whether we are willing passengers or not. A year and a half after being jilted not once, but twice by the only woman he’s...