Alone in the Woods ARCs

I got a fun surprise in the mail the other day–a big box of books. Not just any books, though–advance reader copies of Alone in the Woods! Of course I had to take them out to the park for a proper photo:   Here’s a sneak peek at the interior...

My 2019 in Nine Photos

According to my Instagram, these nine photos sum up my 2019: I see a lot of books (launching The Disaster Days and receiving an honor for The Last Grand Adventure), writing (I took my 2020 release from blank page to revised, final manuscript in 11 months!), and one...

2018 in Reading

Thanks to Goodreads (which I tend to use as a booklog, pretty much just for this purpose), I’m taking a look back at my reading stats for 2018: These books took me from Cameroon to Moscow to Fiji to Antarctica to Topsea, and from Ancient Greece to outer space....

Recent Adventuring

It’s no secret that I love history and I love the beach (I mean, it’s right there in my bio, along with doughnuts and laughing). Last week my husband and I explored Bermuda, and I got to combine the two in one fun, relaxing, and inspiring vacation....

My Summer Island

The earliest drafts of Summer of Lost and Found had the book start with Nell anticipating¬†summer fun on a New York barrier island–but those Fire Island sections were cut because “killing your darlings” is a task us¬†authors really have to do. Can you...