I am beyond excited to share that my first full-length YA Fantasy novel, now titled RUNECASTER: THE STONE OF SORROW, is slated to publish April 7, 2020 with Orca Book Publishers. This is the first novel in a series, and I am placing the announcement here:


Check out the awesome UVic Vikes goodies I received today! I’ll be giving this loot away at the Lucky Break Book Launch on Sept. 22 from 1-3pm at BLACK BOND BOOKS in Maple Ridge. You can win a sports bag, a hoodie, a t-shirt signed by star player Chanelle Edwards-Challenger, sunglasses, and more! GO VIKES..

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Lucky Break Book Launch

LUCKY BREAK  releases on August 28, 2018, but to take advantage of back-to-school timing, and to ensure librarians and teachers and students will be available, I’ll be hosting the official launch on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 1-3pm.  


As a writer, I’ve always hoped people would someday read my books, like for real (and not just in my dreams). I mean, that’s kind of the whole point, right? So I find it really moving when I get see their unbiased, book-loving reviews. So when I came across a great review of my upcoming..

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CM Magazine Reviews LUCKY BREAK!

I was so pleased to see that CM Magazine recently reviewed LUCKY BREAK — and they gave it a HIGHLY RECOMMENDED rating. I’m so grateful for this thoughtful review written by a rugby-mom librarian: “In a school with a girl’s rugby program, Lucky Break will easily find a following, but it is a good book..

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I’m very excited to see that LEARNING SEVENTEEN has earned 4 STARS in its very first review by CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials!   They called it a “very deep read” and consider it a Highly Recommended book!   Available everywhere on January 16, 2018 from Orca Book Publishers!


LEARNING SEVENTEEN FINAL BOOK COVER I’m so excited that my next book with Orca Book Publishers, LEARNING SEVENTEEN, has a completed, official, full, amazing, real, actual, cover! As a writer, every little milestone on the road to publication is worth celebrating — after all, it takes a long time to bring a book to life…

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