2015

2015 Recap

Well, today is the last day of the year, and what a year it's been! I'm going to jump right in and start with a breakdown of the year.

Books Released: 9 (2 solos; 7 coauthored)

Places I Went: Pittsburgh, Charlotte, St. Louis, Las Vegas, & Huntington.

Personal Highlights: Turned 21; saw my Penguins play in Pittsburgh for the first time; Upgraded my car; saw Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett in concert; went to a few hockey games in Raleigh; made plans to see all the NHL teams play a home game and marked two off the list (Pittsburgh and Carolina); & celebrated four years writing, Bartley's fourth birthday, and one year of living on my own!

Bookish Highlights: I read 112 books, and my goal was 100. I should probably deem 2015 the Year of Catherine Gayle and biker books, as I read all of the books in Catherine Gayle's Portland Storm series and got hooked on books with bikers. Also, I did 7 Paperback Picks out of 11 months. Hopefully, I'll do better next year.

It's been a really great year. December made it tough and pushed all my buttons, so I'm thankful it's over. I have a feeling 2016 will be amazing, and I can't wait to see what the new year brings. Tomorrow, I'll share some plans and goals for 2016!

2014 Sum Up and 2015 Preview

2014 has been one heck of a year! I released seven books, four with Mary Smith. I had my first signing in Knoxville, TN at the TN Valley Author Event. I completed my Goodreads reading challenge, woohoo! Some of my favorite reads of the year are below.

Loving Mr. Daniels Me Before You The Year We Fell Down (The Ivy Years, #1)  The Sea of Tranquility
Left Drowning When It Rains (Rain, #1) Pushing the Limits (Pushing the Limits, #1)

2015 is going to be ah-mazing.

I have two releases in January, the fourth Oh Captain, My Captain book, Let's Be Crazy, and the next Bracing for Love series book, Nepenthe.

I don't have release dates yet, but I can tell you that (if all goes well) I'll release about ten additional books, solos and coauthored books combined. Mary and I have a few things up our sleeves. One you'll learn about soon, and the other is still to be determined.

Plus, in February, I turn 21 and I'll be going on a writing retreat with Mary!

I'll also be attending and signing at Penned Con in St. Louis, MO and Rebels and Readers Author Event in Huntington, WV.

There's no telling what else will happen in 2015 since I can't plan all the awesomeness. :) I can't wait to share it with you, though!

Happy New Year!