Wow, the past few weeks have certainly been a whirlwind! I can't believe ESSENCE is out in the world, and I am so appreciative of all the bloggers, readers and supporters who have made my debut release such an amazing experience!
Here are a few pics from my Launch Party at Inkwood Books in Tampa last week. Thank you SOOO much to everyone who attended! (I can't believe it, but I kinda look like a real-life author in these! ;))
Thanks again to everyone who attended the party; I still feel like I am walking on air from all the excitement!
In case you missed any of the stops on my ESSENCE Pre-Release Tour, here is a full list of my posts and topics. A HUGE thank you to all of the bloggers who hosted me... You guys are the best!
- Monday, 5/19:Death, Books & Tea (Author Interview)
- Tuesday, 5/20:Tez Says (Guest Post on Plotting)
- Tuesday, 5/20: As of Life (Essence Excerpt)
- Wednesday, 5/21: The Reader and the Chef (Essence Review)
- Wednesday, 5/21: The Reader and the Chef (Guest Post on Character Names)
- Thursday, 5/22:The Book Beacon (Essence Review)
- Thursday, 5/22:ihate00 Critics (Guest Post on Originality)
- Friday, 5/23:Myself as Written (Author Interview)
- Friday, 5/23:Darke Conteur (Character Interview: Ryder & Javi)
- Monday, 5/26:My Bookish Ways (Author Interview)
- Monday, 5/26:More Than Just Magic (Guest Post on Authenticity)
- Tuesday, 5/27:Eliza Tilton (15 Fun Facts about Lisa Ann O'Kane)
- Wednesday, 5/28:Beth Christopher: On the Trail (Author Interview + Virtual Hike)
- Thursday, 5/29:Between Our Bookends (Author Interview)
- Thursday, 5/29: Chapter by Chapter (Guest Post: Top Three Favorite Lists)
- Thursday, 5/29: Giant Squid Books (Essence Review)
- Friday, 5/30:The A P Book Club (Essence Playlist)
- Friday, 5/30: B.R. Myers (Author Interview)
- Monday, 6/2:A Fantastical Librarian (Cults & Counter-Cults)
- Monday, 6/2:A Thousand Words A Million Books (Essence Review + GIVEAWAY)
- Tuesday, 6/3 (RELEASE DAY!!): YA Highway (Author Interview)
- Tuesday, 6/3 (RELEASE DAY!!): YA Reads (Ten Behind-the-Scenes Facts)
- Wednesday, 6/4: The Breakfast Blog (Essence Excerpt)
- Thursday, 6/5: Escapism: Escape into Books (Guest Post on Yosemite Setting)
- Thursday, 6/5: All Four Kids (Fearleass Fifteeners Interview)
- Friday, 6/6: Beauty and the Bookshelf (Top Five Wild Places)
- Friday, 6/6:Karen Amanda Hooper (ESSENCE Launch Party Recap)
More information about my
post-release tour will be available very soon. Please join me this Friday (June 13th) for a full list of new tour stops and topics!
Thanks again to everyone for your support. I am very, very lucky to know you!!