I grew up in Kendallville, Indiana,
graduated from East Noble High School,
and then attended Purdue University, from
which I graduated with degrees in English,
English education, and psychology. In May
2008 I received my master's in school
counseling from Purdue. I lived in Denver
for a few years and now live back in
Indiana! Denver is featured in my current
novel, A Stranger Thing, about Lorylyn,
which takes place after I Don't Want the
Rest of Your Life. Next up, Hilton's life on
tour will be continued in Only May in Paris
Will Tell, and then you will finally get to read
about Jansen's life growing up in NYC! :) I
would love to hear your opinions,
suggestions, ideas, and comments! Feel
free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
or contact me on Facebook or Twitter!
Everything Happens for a Reason... is the story
of a year in the life of a group of college
friends: Jill, Hilton, Laney, Natalie, Todd, Adam,
and Luke (to name the main ones).
spin the bottle is a series of prequels to
Everything Happens for a Reason.... It is about
Jill, Hilton, and Todd in high school and all their
high school friends. The spin the bottle novels
are called really good friends, wrong all
along, best-kept secrets, and game over.
All That Sparkles Isn't Real Sapphire follows the
life of Lorylyn, a main character in the spin the
bottle series, as she goes to college.
I Don't Want the Rest of Your Life starts in
October of 2008, at a wedding, then
backtracks to 2004 to show what Lorylyn and
her friends have been up to since Amsterdam.
lovemeanszero picks up about 2 years after
the end of Everything Happens for a Reason...
and is about Hilton's, Jill's, Luke's, and Todd's
lives after college. Look for some major
shockers for all of them in this one! :)
Living in a Postcard starts in January 2009 and
continues to follow Hilton's life on the tennis
tour, as well as the lives of Jill, Todd, and Luke!
I counted the big surprises/twists in this one,
and there are 13!! ;)
A Stranger Thing starts where I Don't Want the
Rest of Your Life Ends...but it doesn't answer the
cliffhanger for several pages. ;) This book is
about Lorylyn, Kylar, Zibby, Jansen, and their
guy friends as they move away from their
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