I’m Appearing At Barnes & Noble In Exton, PA On August 25th!

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Just in time for back-to-school, and what a great time to pick up a copy of TRAVELER, which is a Keystone To Reading Secondary Book Award Finalist for school year 2018-19! And of course, since TRAVELER ends on such a cliffhanger, you might as well pick up a copy of DREAMER so you’re not left hanging!

Hope to see you there!

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The Great Big Summer Giveaway!

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Ready for a couple of great beach reads? Put down the sunblock, adjust your shades 🕶️ and enter my giveaway for some great 🌞 summer swag!  Included in this giveaway are:

😎 Signed copies of TRAVELER & DREAMER

😎 Insulated Beach Tote

😎 Travel Book Rest

😎 Set of magnetic bookmarks

😎 Coloring book journal

😎 Crystal Anchor keychain

This giveaway is open to everyone! To enter you need to:

Head over to Instagram, Twitter or Tumblr and follow the instructions on the giveaway post.

 🎆 Winner 🎆 will be chosen at random and announced at 12pm on Monday, July 9th. 

Tidbit Tuesday: A Glimpse Through Another Filter

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One of my favorite characters in the TRAVELER series is Jessa’s older brother, Danny, a person with autism. As an autism parent, it was hugely important to me that he be given a voice, and as authentic a portrayal as was possible. 

This particular scene was lifted directly from a dream I once had about my own son. In my dream, I was with him at school, experiencing his day with him through his eyes. It was fascinating. Its been years and I still remember every detail of that dream.

In this scene from DREAMER, Jessa has been pulled into her brother Danny’s dream by her dream guide, Mario so that they can look for clues as to the whereabouts of their villain. Jessa finds herself dreaming with Danny at his volunteer job at the local public library.


“This is cool,” I say, looking around.

“Reality is defined by the dreamer in the dreamscape,” Mario says. “In this case, Danny. This is how Danny perceives the world around him. We’re looking through his filter, so to speak.”

My eyes widen as the sound of the tractor cuts off. I can now hear the rumble of the heating system, the shuffle of books and papers, the clack of fingers on computer keyboards, and I’m drawn into the rhythm of it. Continue reading

Tidbit Tuesday: When There’s More Than One Of You, Life Gets . . .Interesting

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In this scene from DREAMER, Jessa is sorting through her latest reality shift, and juggling the thoughts and memories left by her alternate self.


“You hungry, St. Clair?”

Ben’s voice startles me and I look away from my reflection in the window of the bus. It’s field trip day for the Spanish Club, and Ben is sitting next to me as we pull out of the school parking lot.

“Nah,” I tell him. “I’ll eat later.”

“You sure? I’ve got food in my bag.”

“I’m fine.”

“I have Twix in there,” he says.

“Seriously. I’m not hungry.”

“Who are you? And what have you done with Jessa St. Clair?” he quips. “It’s Twix. Twiiiiiix.” He’s waggling his brows and bug-eyed and it makes me laugh.

“It’s seven o’clock in the morning,” I point out.

“So? Twix is the breakfast of champions. Along with a fresh can of Monster.” He holds the can to his lips, draining it with a loud, gusty sigh of refreshment.

I raise my brows and look at him like the crazy person he is. “You do realize you’re going to be ? With no bathroom?”

“Sitting next to you,” he reminds me, with an overemphasized “Ha!” for punctuation. Continue reading