Seed Savers Series

Order Your Banned Book Today

I woke up this morning reflecting on the PBS special last night,  The Great American Read. I was surprised at some of the books on the “banned books” list. Most notably, I was surprised about The Giver by Lois Lowry. I’ll admit, I did not read The Giver as a child; I was well into adulthood […]

Seed Savers Treasure Cover Reveal

Here it is, as promised, the new cover for rerelease of Seed Savers Treasure: I think it’s gorgeous and conveys both the adventure and the garden theme. If you’re new to the Seed Savers series, here’s the scoop on book 1, Treasure: Two kids, two bikes, and an idea they can change their world. It’s […]

Announcing Seed Savers:Treasure Cover Reveal

Many of you have probably noticed that I haven’t been blogging much recently. I’ve       been        busy.  🙂 Here is my great news: Seed Savers is being rereleased by a new, small publisher called Flying Books House. The books are getting great new covers and interior work as well. I’m very […]

#YA Treats, No Tricks

As we approach the holiday season, there are bound to be numerous giveaways and promotions in time for gift giving and to ease the winter doldrums. Right now I’m participating in one such giveaway featuring YA novels. Because the first book in my series is more middle grade, I’m giving away Heirloom, book three in […]

#BacktoSchool with the Seed Savers Series

All good things must come to an end, and so the summer of 2017 is winding down. It’s been a doozy, what with the solar eclipse and all. But no need to be sad! Thousands of kids around the country are excitedly counting down the number of days to return to their classrooms and school […]

A Fiction Author at Master Gardener Conference

Because my books have a gardening theme, I often attend garden & foodie events, as well as trade shows large and small. This is a no-brainer for non-fiction titles. My book series, Seed Savers, however, is fiction. It’s always a bit of a challenge to get passers-by to realize the books are fiction, despite my […]

6 Audiobooks for Kids

With summer approaching, parents and teachers might be wondering what they can do to lessen summer slide, or the learning loss that occurs when not in school. Keeping the mind engaged by reading books has always been a great answer, but what about audiobooks, do they count as real reading or is that “cheating”? In […]