The Mother’s Day That Made Me

Do you remember Mother’s Day 2009? Because I do. I was 21 years old. While all my other friend’s were out partying, drinking, going to bars and just generally acting crazy I lived in a small two bedroom trailer with my boyfriend and his daughter. I say┬áhis daughter, but once upon a time she was…

Is SideStreet Cookie Publishing for you?

Hello all my wonderful readers! It has been a busy but PRODUCTIVE week. As you know my book Belle and the Beast hit the proverbial shelves last month. The sequel, Ella at the Ball is ready to be sent off to the publishers today and the entire series was wrapped up this week. I decided…

“Beast Within” Book Review

So now that Disney’s live action hit theaters I’m sure everyone is vying to know, did I like it? Was it amazing? Everything I dreamed and more? Did I float out of the theater in awe of what I had just witnessed? I’ll be honest: I didn’t love it. I don’t like the changes they…

“The Homecoming” Review

What does “homecoming” bring to mind? Prom? Travel? What if I said Tammy Tate’s “Homecoming” featured a half human/half werewolf girl and a sizzling hot shifter? When Tammy Tate offered to let me read her book I JUMPED at the chance. Not only have her books been on a few of Amazon’s best seller lists,…

Belle and the Beast Is Finally Here!

Hello all! Phew, a lot sure has happened in the past week. As everyone knows I have been working with my publisher to get my book Belle and the Beast out. I am so so SO pleased to announce that IT IS HERE! You can check out the wonderful KDP and paperback covers below. I…

“Cruel Beauty”Review and My Own Retelling

For those of you who have been following my blog, you know my own retelling of Beauty and the Beast has recently been accepted by the small publisher, “Books To Go Now”. The final edits have been sent in, my cover has been selected and the title tentatively set to “Belle and the Beast”. It’s…

O’ Night Divine and 6 More Weeks of Winter

Ok everyone, we all know what this means. The groundhog saw his shadow and now we’re stuck with another six weeks of winter. To some, this may come as a joy. Who doesn’t love cuddling up next to the fire with some hot cocoa and a good book? Sometimes it’s nice just to watch the…

Not Quite a Blog

Ok, I know what you’re all thinking. What’s up with the strange name? Well let me tell you. This isn’t going to be quite a blog because I am TIRED. I’m waking up at 5:30 every morning AND I agreed to cover a shift for my co-worker this week. I am POOPED! Okay, so what’s…

An update of a different kind

Well everyone, the bad news is I never got around to interviewing my Mom. It wasn’t for lack of trying. I even got to hold one of her new books and skim through it! It was really good and I’m very proud of her. This will be her third traditionally published book! On a side…

Bring on the holidays, and books!

I know, I know! Halloween is barely over and we’re already charging ahead towards Christmas! (Thanksgiving?) All I know is I’m trying my hardest to finish the rewrites on my Beauty and the Beast novel before the end of the year. My contemporary short story of Beauty and the Beast will most likely be sent…

Halloween Is Nearly Here!

Why hello everyone! Welcome to my new website! I hope this page will be easier for my fans to navigate. I’ve been hard at work on my writing so let me update everyone: I’m currently working on my Seven Nights of Satin series and it’s NEARLY finished. Phew, let me tell you when I first…