Enter for your chance to win a Los Angeles Prize Pack!

Enter for your chance to win a Los Angeles Prize Pack!

Center Stage, Los Angeles, Lovestruck Literary, Young Adult Fiction
Many details in both The Rock Star's Daughter and Center Stage were inspired by the time I've spent living in Los Angeles. I wanted to give my readers a little glimpse into SoCal life, so I selected a few items critical to life in LA for a music fan like Allison Burch! To celebrate the September 14 release of Center Stage, you can enter for a chance to win a copy of the book, a Beats By Dre Pill Speaker, and 2 bottles of California-style nail polish by Lauren B by answering this question on Facebook: Which song would you use for your audition on a reality TV singing show, and why? The grand prize winner will be chosen randomly from entrants on Sept. 23, 2015! Good luck!
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Center Stage, available 9/14!

Center Stage, available 9/14!

Center Stage, Los Angeles, Lovestruck Literary, Young Adult Fiction
At long last, Center Stage! is finally being released on September 14th! Anyone who's read The Rock Star's Daughter will remember Allison Burch, Taylor's best friend and Todd's younger sister. Before Taylor's whisked away into her father's world of celebrity and luxury, she spends her summer days working with Allison at Robek's making smoothies in Los Angeles. But the girls have a bitter argument when Taylor's feeling homesick in Chicago. One of the most common questions I received from readers about The Rock Star's Daughter is, "Did Taylor and Allison ever become friends again?" The more I thought about Allison's plight, the more obvious it became that the best friend of a girl who suddenly becomes famous overnight might just have a story of her own to tell. I started…
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The Treadwell Academy – one year anniversary

Lovestruck Literary, The Rock Star's Daughter, Treadwell Academy Series, Young Adult Fiction
Exactly one year ago today, The Rock Star's Daughter was first published. I had written the first book over the course of a year, inspired to write a story about how difficult it is to move forward in life after something completely unexpected happens. While my own dad is not a rock star (and probably if pressed to name a rock star, he might only be able to come up Mick Jagger) and my mom (thankfully) is in perfect health and is not at all the type to hang out in seedy bars in Hollywood, the event in my own life that inspired Taylor's story was the very untimely death of a close friend. After the initial sadness and shock over his passing subsided, what was far more painful was the…
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Book 2… incoming!

Lovestruck Literary, The Believer's Daughter, Treadwell Academy Series
At last, it's here! I'll be posting the first Chapter to Facebook as a sneak preview later today!  You can become a fan of Treadwell on Facebook to get all of the latest scoops :) http://www.facebook.com/TreadwellAcademyNovels Things Grace Mathison did her sophomore year of high school that she never expected to do in her lifetime: 1.) Run away with her brother to New York City 2.) Tattoo a unicorn on a pop star’s back 3.) Fall in love a Russian graffiti artist At the age of 15, Grace Mathison has been sheltered most of her life. Her father is a successful television evangelist, famous for starting headline-grabbing feuds with the fathers of Grace’s classmates at the Treadwell Academy over lyrics in rap music and risqué catalog covers.  Unlike her classmates…
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All things Taylor Beauforte

Lovestruck Literary, The Rock Star's Daughter, Treadwell Academy Series, Young Adult Fiction
I get it! I get it! You guys want more Taylor Beauforte! And I am truly happy to give you more. Here are some places and bits of trivia related to Taylor's life that are based 100% in truth! Boardner's bar:  when Taylor's mom Dawn passes away, this is the seedy bar in Hollywood where all of her B and C-list friends go for a drink after the wake. Boardner's is real, and I once worked in an office directly across the street. It's the kind of gritty Hollywood bar that's both charming and disgusting. On any given night you might encounter any kind of rock 'n roll fading star. The Grove: The Grove is Taylor's favorite place to go shopping and see movies with Allison before joining her dad…
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The Rock Star’s Daughter – now available on Smashwords!

Lovestruck Literary, The Rock Star's Daughter, Treadwell Academy Series, Young Adult Fiction
Hi guys! As you may (or may not) know, the first novel in my series The Treadwell Academy is now available for FREE at Smashwords! You can download it in any format that works best for you - for your Nook, Kindle, Kobo or even just an easy-to-print PDF. This is super exciting for me because I'm sure you can imagine, the more people who read Book 1, the more people will likely read Books 2 and 3, which I spend every single second of my free time writing these days!  So far Taylor Beauforte, the main character of The Rock Star's Daughter, is my favorite literary character I've ever yet written. I drew upon not only a lot of boarding school memories of my own writing this first book in…
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