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The Silver Moon Saga is back!

I’ve been hinting that I have some Silver Moon Saga related news, and I can FINALLY share it today!

The Silver Moon Saga has gotten a makeover, with brand new covers that I am absolutely in love with. Not only that, but the insides have been reformatted and they look amazing. Also, for the first time ever, two short stories that I wrote for the YA Scavenger Hunt will now be available to buy. “Roast Chicken,” a story told from Rafe’s POV, is included with THE SIGHT SEER, and “Our Moment,” a story told from Kain’s POV, is included with THE SOUL HEALER. Exciting, right?

So, are you ready to see the fabulous covers, designed by MakeReady Designs?

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As you can see, it’s completely different from the original cover (which I’ll always love) and features a scene from the book. Isn’t it super creepy and awesome? I especially love Gabi’s glowing hands! Also, check out that demon behind her!

The ebook is available on Amazon! Free if you have Kindle Unlimited!

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Next up is THE SOUL HEALER! Here we have another scene in the book, featuring Gabi in Manhattan. And that creepy demon is back, lurking behind her.

The ebook is available on Amazon! Free if you have Kindle Unlimited!

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And the final book in the series, THE SHADOW STEALER. It’s Gabi in Bryant Park, aka my favorite place in NYC. The details are great in this one, and yes, there’s that pesky demon again. If you’ve read this book, then you know exactly which demon that is.

The ebook is available on Amazon! Free if you have Kindle Unlimited!

And of course we can’t forget the novellas!

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They’re a little different, but it makes sense since the novellas are different from the novels. The flowers are such a nice touch, especially since Gabi loves gardening. I love how dark these covers are.

An Autumn Dream is available on Amazon!

A Promise of Magic is available on Amazon!

(Print links for all the books to come!)

But wait, that’s not all! In addition to these new covers, I’m happy to announce that I will be publishing a BRAND NEW Silver Moon Saga short story. YES, you read that right. A new adventure for Gabi, set four months after the epilogue of THE SHADOW STEALER.

Here’s the cover:

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And the blurb:

Gabi’s demon hunting days may be over, but that doesn’t mean her life has calmed down. When her sister, Chloe, walks in on Gabi and Rafe doing some hardcore making out in the pantry, Gabi must submit to her darling little sister’s demands or risk Chloe tattling and Gabi being grounded until she’s sixty.

Gabi spends a week in agony waiting for her sister to cash in on her favor. But what Chloe wants is even worse than Gabi imagined:

She has to cover one of Chloe’s shifts at the Convenience Corral.

Set four months after The Shadow Stealer’s epilogue, Cats, Rats, and Cowboy Hats is a hilarious new story that reunites readers with their beloved Silver Moon Saga characters.

Inspired by my trip to Texas, I had such a blast writing this one. It doesn’t have an official release date, but it’ll be out as an ebook soon, I promise! In the meantime, add it to your to-read list on Goodreads!In the meantime, add it to your to-read list on Goodreads!

Phew, there’s a lot going on, right? New covers, a new story… I hope you’re as excited about this as I am!

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Goodbye 2015 and Hello 2016!

I can’t believe it’s almost 2016! Where did this year go? I know I say that every year, but it seems like it was just yesterday that we were dealing with an endless, brutal, snowy and cold winter, and now we’re about to start that fun all over again (I hope not! It’s been pretty mild here so far!).

2015 was the year the Silver Moon Saga ended with The Shadow Stealer. I was very sad to see those characters go and I still think about them often. But 2015 was also the year I got to introduce you to the characters from The Fading Dusk! I’ve been hard at work on the Smoke and Mirrors series this year, between publishing the first book and writing the first drafts to the second book AND a novella I had no idea I was going to write until late this year. I’m currently editing the novella, and once that’s done, I’ll get to start the first draft of the third book in the series. I’m super excited to write that one!

In 2015 I managed to read 100 books! (Okay, no, technically I’m at 99 but I’m going to finish number 100 after I write this blog post.) I finished a few series, started a few more, read some books that I’ve been meaning to read for a few years now, and even managed to read a couple of 2016 releases. My favorites were Six of Crows, Queen of Shadows, Things We Know By Heart, A Darker Shade of Magic, A Court of Thorns and Roses, Saint Anything, Walk on Earth a Stranger, Fans of the Impossible Life, The Wrath and the Dawn, Wolf by Wolf, and This Monstrous Thing. Have you read any of these? What were some of your favorite 2015 reads? What are you looking forward to reading in 2016? I already have a list of books I can’t wait to get my hands on, but I also need to get through books that have been sitting on my shelves for years. I need to avoid the libraries if I ever want to make a dent in my TBR pile!

I also went traveling for the first time in four years! I’m not a huge fan of flying, and it got so bad that I didn’t go anywhere for the longest time. But this year my friend told me to come to Texas in September, and I did it! And I’m glad I did because I discovered flying isn’t nearly as horrible as I originally thought. It was a lot of fun seeing another part of the country, even if it was super hot and humid most of the time! And then after I came back, I went to Boston for the weekend! That was a great trip as well, and I’m so glad I went. As for 2016? Well, my plan is to go to BEA in Chicago in May. I’ve never been to Chicago, so I’m excited for that. I’m not sure how I’m going to fit all the books in my luggage, though. 🙂

So that was my year. A little bit of reading, a little bit of writing, and a little bit of traveling. If my 2016 contains all of that, I’ll be happy.

Have a wonderful 2016!!

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Tomodachi Life: Part Forty!!!

The Miis are back! I can’t believe I haven’t updated since August. Does anyone even remember what happened in the last post (I don’t!)?

Here’s a quick recap:

Gabi and Rafe are madly in love and have nine children. Evan and Alex were madly in love and had three kids until Alex decided to dump Evan one day and marry one of Gabi and Rafe’s sons, Colton. Evan dated Nina briefly before dumping her for one of Gabi and Rafe’s daughters, Melanie (yeah, I know.). Phil and Kain are married but only mildly like one another and have never had any kids. And Charles married Gabi and Rafe’s daughter, Ariana, which isn’t creepy AT ALL. The children grew up and had children and I honestly cannot keep track of everyone despite making myself a chart. So don’t feel bad if you can’t, either!

With that out of the way, let’s get started with this week’s installment!

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Ouch, Alex!

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This should be good.

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Whoa, that’s spot on!

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We all know how much Rafe loves baseball. Almost as much as he loves Gabi!

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Sure it does. Also, love your caveman outfit. It goes great with your baseball cap. XD

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Unfortunately forever doesn’t actually mean forever and those two aren’t best friends anymore. 😦

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Only fairly close?

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That’s more than fairly close! XD Also, is anyone surprised that they had another baby? No? Me neither!

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Hello, Matthew!

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Oh no, he’s crying!

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Making him laugh with silly faces.

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Daddy Rafe is trying to cheer Matthew up.

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Playing with Mom!

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Getting so big.

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Where’s Rafe?

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He’s at the beach, playing soccer!

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Oh, but they took Matthew on a trip. That’s nice!

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Evan wants to save the world while wearing a skeleton mask. Maybe he’s trying to be a super hero?

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Lauren (Fitzgerald baby #9) wants to be like Gabi!

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The family went to the cafe. I can’t believe Rafe is STILL wearing his caveman outfit (and in public, no less!).

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Wow! Gabi saved up enough money to go to space!

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And she brought Matthew! What a lucky kid! It must be because he’s baby #10.

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I love their spacesuits! XD

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Gabi, you’re upside down…

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Looks like they’re having a blast!

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Gabi loved space so much she won’t take off her spacesuit.

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Rafe said, “Fine, if you’re going to be an astronaut, then I’ll be a samurai!” Oh, and Matthew grew up. He did a lot during his five days as a baby!

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Okay, someone likes to brag…

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That’s sweet!

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What? Do tell, Rafe!

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Aww! At least you have Bo the cat!

That’s it for this week! Look forward to more hilarity in the next installment (which hopefully won’t be two months from now.)!

And there’s a random mosaic of their space photos at the bottom of this post that I can’t figure out how to get rid of. Oh, WordPress…

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Black Friday Sale!

For those of you doing some holiday shopping this weekend, you might be interested to know that all six of my ebooks are only 99 cents each! This has never happened before, so it’s pretty exciting!

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The Sight Seer (Book 1): http://smarturl.it/vetboz
An Autumn Dream (Novella 1.5): http://smarturl.it/qi7bi3
The Soul Healer (Book 2): http://smarturl.it/rencc9
A Promise of Magic (Novella 2.5): http://smarturl.it/qbxa00
The Shadow Stealer (Book 3): http://smarturl.it/vaol35

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http://amzn.com/B0125KV45W

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Tomodachi Life: Part Thirty-nine

Hello again! It’s baby central over here. I really need to work on that family tree because even I’m forgetting which kid belongs to which family!

001Last time I mentioned Aaron (son of Alex and Evan) had his fourth kid, Bentley (I love that name. XD). Here he is, practically grown up. He’s got great hair!

005Reading with Dad.

006And here he is, all grown up and on his own!

002Meanwhile, Aaron’s daughter, Taylor, got married to Piper’s (daughter of Rafe and Gabi!) son, Sebastian!

007Abigail thinks Alex is stressed.

008Charlotte’s jamming with her half-brother, Connor.

009I hate when that happens!

010Oh, what’s this?! Evan’s a dad again! XD (His wife, Melanie, is another Fitzgerald kid. Sheesh, this is confusing, isn’t it? XD)

011Holy eyebrows. O_o

012I love his expression, haha!

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014We’ll take care of him after our favorite TV show is over…

015Aww. Kain and Rafe are buddies (don’t tell Evan!).

016Well, Piper’s son is all grown up and married, so she decided it was time for another baby!

017They had a cute baby girl.

018Evan, meanwhile, is having a hard time with Nathaniel.

020Melanie is trying to help!

021Piper and Zoey are doing fine.

019Abigail is insulting Colton…

022Watching Nathaniel play with his blocks.

023Alex came to see Zoey, who’s standing!

025Chilling.

024Lauren wants to be like Gabi! That’s a great idea! XD

026Zoey is such a good kid.

027Nathaniel has really big eyebrows…

028Haha, why are they so big?!

031He looks sleepy! XD

030Playing on the trampoline.

032All grown up!

033A star is born.

034How can you be bad at doing the dishes?

035Better than Alex?

036That time Evan convinced Gabi to make sandcastles at night…

SO. Due to my upcoming vacations, Tomodachi Life is going on hiatus! The Miis will be back in October for more fun and more babies. I’m kind of scared of how many new babies there will be the next time I post. Hopefully there will be another Gabi and Rafe baby! 😀

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Tomodachi Life: Part Thirty-eight!

Can’t believe it’s been two weeks since the last post. What have the Miis been up to now?

139Another baby for Alex and Colton! I’m going to run out of room on my island if everyone keeps having babies. XD

140She looks like Colton.

141I like it!

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143Happy family.

144Ignoring her already. XD

001She’s crying because you’re ignoring her!

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010Sniff, they grow up so fast…

011They went on vacation.

012What’s with that pose, Colton?

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015All grown up!

016If you ever wanted to know what Rafe would look like in pigtails, here you go. She looks just like Colton, who looks exactly like Rafe!

027Abigail and her dad.

028And here’s (newly blonde) Ariana and her mini-me.

002That is true, Elizabeth!

003Proud mama.

004Haha, yes, that could be why.

009Meanwhile, Rafe put his suit of armor on (and is holding Bo the cat! Can you see him?). I guess he’s not hot!

014Gabi and Rafe are keeping cool at the fountain.

017Gabi says the weirdest things. XD

018Rafe wants to know how it tasted.

019Another gem from Gabi.

020Rafe has monsters in his drain!

021And he’s scaring Gabi! 😦

022Not the chocolate fair?

023Boo!

024Rafe enjoyed the Fried Tofu Fair. Why didn’t you take Gabi with you?!

033But you did agree to have a lot of them. XD

038Here’s something book Evan would NEVER EVER SAY.

040Rafe is trying to cash in on the heat.

041Haha, I can’t imagine Alex cooking.

031And lastly, Aaron (that’s Evan and Alex’s son!) just had his fourth kid, Bentley. XD So many kids!

See you all next time!

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Tomodachi Life: Part Thirty-seven

Remember when I said the Miis were boring? Not this week!

062Charles and Ariana had a baby!

063It’s a mini-Ariana!

064They named her Elizabeth. 🙂

066The new parents are frazzled.

065Gabi and Rafe should give them advice, but they’re too busy having a picnic. (Yes, Gabi’s sitting on the ground in her wedding dress!)

069Oh, well. I think they’ll do okay.

071Or not. Charles is freaking out because Elizabeth is crying again. XD

072She went to sleep, so now the parents can happily stare at one other.

073Someone’s a proud papa (And grandpa!).

074Reading time!076Rafe, you’re a little creepy.

077“Look, Mom! Look, Dad! I’m standing! Mom? Dad?”

090Okay, now Charles is paying attention!

093What’s with all this Charles love lately?

095Watching TV with the little one, who’s no longer little!

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112So fast. XD

113Elizabeth looks EXACTLY like Ariana. The only thing she inherited from her father was his hair color! XD

136I can’t picture Ariana yelling.

Not to be outdone…

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What did I say?! I KNEW those two were getting ready to have another one! For those who have lost count, this is baby number NINE. XD

080Looks like Gabi. 🙂

081Everyone, meet Lauren Fitzgerald!

082They’re old pros at this baby thing.

083(Remember, Lauren is a day old at this point.)

084Wad of cash?!

085Why are you feeding her food when she’s a day old?!

086Okay, if you say so…

087SHE’S ONE DAY OLD!!

088I think Gabi forgot she has eight other kids.

092You talk about your kids a lot…

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114Again?! XD

117So she’s smart AND athletic.

118She smells better?! XD

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123Oh, look, she’s an adult now.

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130Hanging out with her big sisters.

133Yeah, you’re busy having tons of kids! XD

134Make sure it’s something good or else she’ll beat you up!

135Um, okay?

137Alex likes the winter. Good thing her apartment is still winter themed!

138Claire’s (daughter of Evan and Alex) son Chase is SO CUTE, I cannot. 😀

That’s it for now! More stuff happened today when I played, but you’ll have to wait two weeks to see what it is! 😀

By the way, is anyone surprised Gabi and Rafe had another kid?