News & Events

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B-Fest at Barnes and Noble Galleria, Edina:
Sat September 23rd 11 a.m.

I will be participating in panel discussion with other local YA authors (Carrie Mesrobian, Pete Hautman, Bryan Bliss, and Jacqueline West) and sign/sell copies of my book WHEN YOU LEAVE

NY Times Bestselling young adult author Renee Ahdieh and I will be chatting and signing books at Red Balloon Bookshop in St. Paul on Tuesday May 23rd at 6:30. Please check event page for instructions on preordering Flame in the Mist for Renee to sign!


Monster Book Bash! I will be selling and signing copies of WHEN YOU LEAVE along with other Minnesota authors and illustrators. Saturday Oct 29 2-4 p.m. Stillwater Library. Come in costume! Trick-or-treat family fun!

B-FEST! Barnes and Noble Nationwide is hosting a teen Book festival June 10-12th with Young Adult Authors all weekend, in all of their stores! I will be participating in a panel June 10th 7 p.m. at the Har Mar Roseville, Minnesota location with authors Gary Bush and Kristin Van Risseghem, with book signing to follow AND will be on hand at the Mall of America location on Sat June 11th from 9-11am for book signing. Come say “hey!”

TEEN LIT CON TWIN CITIES, Local author panel. Sat May 7 Henry Sibley High School


WHEN YOU LEAVE has been included in the Publisher’s Lunch BUZZ Books 2015: Young Adult Spring

Blog Tour: (review) (review) (review) (review) (interview) (interview) (review)


Cass’s bracelet?! Made from upcycled skateboard material. I could see Mattie engraving her initials on the heart!


138 Responses to News & Events

  1. Marie Cruz says:

    I already follow you so I tweet about the giveaway!! So excited for you!!

  2. Joanne Wilson says:

    The plot sounds intriguing!

  3. Jenny Stejskal says:

    Got your book today, so amazing to see it on the shelf.

  4. Mala Rüetschi-Singh says:

    I’m happy to be reading When You Leave. It would be interesting to participate with you and others who have read/is reading this book via a discussion forum.
    Although I haven’t finished this book as yet, I look forward to your next creation.

  5. by Monica Ropal. But do beware that after reading it you may be disappointed with your next book.

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