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All Laced Up & the KISS App!

I’m excited to announce that All Laced Up is now available through the KISS app! KISS is a new and exciting way to experience Romance stories of all genres. Enjoy serialized quality content from NYT and USA Today bestselling authors, available right from your phone. KISS has hundreds of titles and authors to choose from, […]

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Writing

BookTube Lessons for Writers

Confession: I spend a lot of time watching YouTube. A lot. I have it on in the background while I’m cooking or cleaning. It’s my go-to when I can’t sleep in the middle of the night. I even watch while I’m working on mindless tasks for my day job (don’t tell my boss). My current […]

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5 Lessons From a Virtual Writing Retreat

This past weekend, I attended the first ever #5amwritersclub virtual retreat: Unforgettable Characters and Incredible Journeys, which was put on by our brave and fearless leader, Ralph Walker. While I don’t want to share Ralph’s “secret sauce” (because you will have the opportunity to attend a similar retreat in the future, and you should!), I […]

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Beverage Reading Review and a Recipe

Review and a Recipe: Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer

Today I’m launching a new series in which I review a book I read (and loved!) and provide a recipe mentioned in or inspired by the book. Since I love baking, I imagine this series will heavily feature baked goods, but first we’re starting easy with a three-ingredient beverage. While I was listening to the […]

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Reading

Books You Should Read in March

Today I’m sharing 4 books you should read in March (because I read and loved them in February). 1. The Mysterious Disappearance of Aidan S. by David Levithan (Middle Grades)Summary: Aidan disappeared for six days. Six agonizing days of searches and police and questions and constant vigils. Then, just as suddenly as he vanished, Aidan […]

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Read More Books: 4 Ways You Haven’t Tried Before

There are many reasons to read more books, including strengthening the brain, reducing stress, and even contributing to a longer lifespan. But who has time to read? Or, more accurately, how do we tear ourselves away from doomscrolling Twitter or watching the latest Netflix crime documentary or falling down a TikTok rabbit hole in order […]