posts tagged: teen romance

Rambling About: Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska by John Green My rating: 4 of 5 stars If only we could see the endless string of consequences that result from our smallest actions.  But we can’t know better until knowing better is useless.  ― John … Keep Reading…

Rambling About: An Abundance of Katherines

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green My rating: 4 of 5 stars What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable? ― John Green, An Abundance of Katherines I thoroughly enjoyed … Keep Reading…

Teen Book Review: How I Live Now

How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff My rating: 3 of 5 stars “I noticed that once you realize someone’s watching you it’s pretty hard not to find yourself watching them back.” — Meg Rosoff, How I Live Now I … Keep Reading…

Location, Location, Location

I belong to a few different chapters of the Romance Writer’s of America.  My novel, FORBIDDEN SECRETS, is a young adult romance with a paranormal twist on Scottish history, so in addition to belonging to the Young Adult Chapter of RWA, I also … Keep Reading…

First Date Friday: Chocolate in the Garden

I’m going to let you in on a secret.  Well, it’s actually not really a secret because if you check my bio (and practically any author of the female persuasion it would seem) you’ll see that I love all things … Keep Reading…

I Want Crazy

Hunter Hayes’ video for I Want Crazy is what I try to capture in the young adult novels that I write.  That whirlwind kind of love that consumes you so the other person is all you can think about.  It … Keep Reading…

I Don’t Believe in Love at First Sight, But…

My mantra is “Life is too short to be miserable.”  So when I saw this, I immediately fell in #SIGNAGE-LOVE. Am I right?  Don’t you just LOVE this?!?!  I’m thinking this will make a great high school graduation gift for … Keep Reading…

Why Writing is Like Cliff Jumping

The other day, while shopping at Publix, I spied a teenager, with her nose in a book as she walked the aisles with her parents. Unfortunately, I couldn’t get close enough to get a good glance at the title. I … Keep Reading…

My Thoughts on LINGER by Maggie Stiefvater

I hate to admit it took me longer to finish LINGER than I wanted.  Life just got in the way…  It was one of my most anticipated reads of the summer, since SHIVER, the first book in the Wolves of … Keep Reading…