A Holiday Sale for Book Lovers

The holiday season is upon us—that came quickly, didn’t it?!—and there’s no more perfect time for giving. Author Jane Smiley, who lived in Iowa for a time, is quoted as saying, ““Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.” What better gift, then, could you give?! So, feeling in the holiday spirit, I’m […]

Audiobook Now Available

Now you can read with your ears…The Blue Jay is available as an audiobook! And just in time for the holidays! Thank you, thank you to my very talented narrator, Erin Fossa. I had no idea what to expect of this somewhat intimidating process. I wasn’t sure whether it would go smoothly or, the more likely scenario, leave me trying […]

In the News

This morning I was featured in the local paper, the Ankeny Press Citizen! What an awesome way to start the day! Being involved with Mentor Iowa has been so rewarding for me. Through my time as a mentor, I’ve stepped out of my comfort zone and built meaningful relationships, as well as found the confidence to begin this […]