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Merry Christmas from New Zealand!

This is one of those times I LOVE living in New Zealand, and being a few hours ahead of most of the world. Because not only do I get say say:     earlier than most of you, once...

OCD Love, and Girls Who Read

Warning:  This first one might have you reaching for the tissue box. I’ve watched it three times and I still cry. If this was a book, I’d be gutted by the ending because...
Every November has a Silver Lining

Every November has a Silver Lining

Some great reads this month. Most memorable were Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell (here’s the snippet posted on Smart Bitches Trashy Books that made me get a hold of the book...

Easy-peasy chocolate mug cake

It’s been quite a while since I posted a Recipe of the Week, but this one has inspired me to share :) Ever have times when you need a chocolate fix but baking a whole tray of...
Q and A, Crystal Warriors Book 4

Q and A, Crystal Warriors Book 4

Hi y’all, I’ve received a number of queries from readers about the Crystal Warriors series — is there going to be a 4th book? who’s the hero? when is it going...

Wulfenite sighting!

Hey all, Got a cool photo from one of my Aussie author-friends. She was reading The Crystal Warrior just prior to a visit to the Broken Hill Minerals and Mining Museum… where...
DarkSiders’ Scarily Good Halloween Prize Pack!

DarkSiders’ Scarily Good Halloween Prize…

HAPPY THIRD BIRTHDAY TO US!!!   To celebrate our third birthday, the DarkSiders have united to offer you the chance to win a scarily good Halloween mega-prize pack!   Prize...
October is Beauty Queens, Bullies, Chocolate, and Apples

October is Beauty Queens, Bullies, Chocolate, and…

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Here in New Zealand Halloween has been and gone. We’re finishing up leftover candy, and the kids are arguing over who has to take down all our Halloween window...