Monday, October 31, 2016


Band Geeks and Riptides is about to be released!! I’m so excited!

I get to introduce the world to Olivia and Drew and Sean. And Shelby and Grace and Hunter. I hope you’ll love them as much as I do!

Sometimes authors write a book simply because they think it’ll be a good story that people will hopefully want to read. And other times they write a book from their heart. Band Geeks is a book of my heart and I’m thrilled to be able to share it soon!

Can a homesick band geek find happiness in Surf City, USA?

High School band geek Olivia never asked to move from her hometown in Oregon with its motto Keep Portland Weird, to Surf City, USA, a.k.a. Huntington Beach, California. However, just before her senior year that’s exactly what her mother decides they will do. Olivia finds herself in a foreign land of surf, sand, and sun where she’s not even sure she speaks the language. She’s convinced she’ll never fit in.

Homesick and desperate to find her place in her new school, Olivia makes some potentially serious mistakes. But has she missed noticing friendships that have snuck up on her? And then there’s the enigmatic drummer Sean, who seems to be making Olivia’s heart beat some odd rhythms.

Maybe it’s not time to give up on Surf City, USA.