Category Archives: Young Adult Fiction

Tangled Planet and Anxiety

One of the questions that Angela Misri asked me at our panel at Word on the Street was about the reaction of Ursa (the main character of Tangled Planet) to her new world – particularly her fear at aspects of … Continue reading

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Tangled Planet

My new book is working its way into Canadian stores (it’ll be out in the US in May 2018). It’s published by the wonderful people at DCB – an imprint of Cormorant. Yay! You can find it at my favourite … Continue reading

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Willow Award nomination, Transférés, and my next book

I am terrible at updating this blog. At least that means when I get around to it, I have lots of news to share. Transferral was just nominated for a Willow Award! A Snow Willow Award, to be precise. The … Continue reading

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MYRCA 2017 Nomination

I found out on Monday that Transferral has been nominated for a Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award. And I’m still so happy about it, for three reasons. Firstly – award nomination! Eeee! They like my book! Of course that is … Continue reading

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Authors for Indies, Illusionoid Podcast & General Update

Once again, it’s been too long since I updated this blog. I’ve been busy enjoying being an author and doing authorish things, as well as the day job and parenting – both of which have been even more hectic than … Continue reading

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My Favourite Books in 2015

I know this is late for a ‘Best of 2015′ post, but 2015 was the busiest year of my life, and I’m still playing catch-up. Hence I didn’t read as much as I’d have liked in 2015. I probably only … Continue reading

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Updates, Tales from the Black and Blog Tour

It’s been a month since I updated my blog. In my defense, it’s a busy time. Two small children, a full-time job and a first novel coming out do not leave a lot of time for anything else. Plus I … Continue reading

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Transferral Book Launch!

I’m so excited to announce my official book launch. This is all really happening!

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Alternate London Novels

I’ve always loved alternate versions of familiar places. Books that add the strange, the horrific or the magical to the everyday. It’s one of the reasons I set Transferral in a London that’s recognizably ours, but with one major difference. … Continue reading

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Six Wonderful Canadian Fantasy Novels for Children and Teens

I love to read widely, but keep coming back to speculative fiction for children and teens. That’s no big surprise, since it’s also what I write. I adore the more literary end of the spectrum, and am amazed at the … Continue reading

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