Book Review: American Panda by Gloria Chao

An incisive, laugh-out-loud contemporary debut about a Taiwanese-American teen whose parents want her to be a doctor and marry a Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer despite her squeamishness with germs and crush on a Japanese classmate. Mei is seventeen and just entering her freshman year at MIT. She is on track to become a doctor and to […]

Book Blitz: The Revolution by Alicia Michaels

The Revolution Alicia Michaels (The Bionics Novels, #3) Published by: Crimson Tree Publishing Publication date: January 18th 2018 Genres: Adult, Dystopian, Science Fiction Blythe Sol has a New Year’s Resolution, but it’s not your typical self-improvement plan. She wants to end the conflict between the government and the Resistance once and for all—by sneaking into […]

Heartbreaker by Lila Felix #BookBlitz

HeartBREAKER Lila Felix (AnguiSH, #2) Published by: Clean Teen Publishing Publication date: December 18th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult Breaker James is no longer the boy locked in a prison of his own making. He’s not afraid to leave his house, and he doesn’t need Ash twenty-four hours a day, just to function—just to […]

My Path to Publication

As an aspiring author, I never passed a “How I Got My Publisher/Agent” article without scanning for a magic key. That one thing I was missing that would cast open the doors to the world of being a published author. I cringed every time the interviewee said, “my journey didn’t come by traditional means”. I […]

Book Blitz: The Second Window by Erica Kiefer

The Second Window Erica Kiefer Published by: CTP Pulse Publication date: December 5th 2017 Genres: Romance, Suspense, Young Adult As her senior year flies by on cruise control, seventeen-year-old Olivia Cole yearns for excitement—something her upscale private school no longer provides. Her job as a grocery store bagger isn’t much help…until the day she has […]

Lakewater Press Holiday Blog Hop (Day 2): Emma Wicker

  For the holiday season, we at Lakewater Press thought it would be a good time to share who we are with a little holiday blog hop. Between December 1 and the 24th we’ll share holiday interviews with our authors and the Lakewater Press staff. It’s an excellent opportunity for us to get to know […]

Meet the Characters: A Shine That Defies the Dark

A Shine That Defies the Dark comes out in two days! For fun, I thought I’d share some images and information that I put together about each character. These are images I used when developing the characters and, in my mind, these truly are the characters: Ophelia Beaumont Breaux:             […]

Multi-Author Holiday Giveaway

Several authors and I have joined together to offer a holiday giveaway–a $100 Amazon gift card!! There are also great sale prices on a number of books–even some free ones! The authors and books are listed below. The giveaway will run from December 1-27, 2017. Be sure to enter the Rafflecopter giveaway (at the bottom […]

A Shine That Defies the Dark Giveaway

  A Shine That Defies the Dark releases in one week (12/5/17)! How can it be coming up that soon? In celebration of the upcoming release I’m hosting a giveaway. Enter now for a chance to win a signed copy, a flask, and a selection of 1930’s sweets. Follow the link for the Rafflecopter entry. […]