My mother is dead.My mother is dead. My mother is dead. She’d been repeating this to herself every night as she lay in bed staring at the ceiling. While her brain knew it to be true, the rest of her just didn’t—couldn’t—believe it. She had no emotions, just questions. Who would want to do this? Why? And most of all, what had her mother meant when she said that things were going to happen to her? Things you can’t even imagine. The words fluttered in Gretchen’s mind like a sheet on a clothesline, twisting and turning in the wind…More

The Secret Society
of the Pink Crystal Ball

When Erin Channing’s favorite aunt dies, Erin is bequeathed a pink crystal ball and a set of five cryptic instructions. Granted, Aunt Kiki (aka Aunt Kooky) always lived “outside the box.” But now Erin’s two best friends, Samantha and Lindsay, are convinced that the pink crystal ball holds the key to Erin’s future – or at least the key to getting dates… More

Notes from the Underbelly

When high school guidance counselor Lara Stone gets pregnant, she’s terrified that she doesn’t have a maternal bone in her body. But through her relationship with an outcast student, she discovers that she might not be so bad at motherhood after all… More

Tales from the Crib

Forget diapers, breastfeeding and sleepless nights. It’s the other moms who are the scariest part of having a baby in Los Angeles. In this sequel to Notes From the Underbelly, Lara Stone realizes that everyone has an opinion about how she should raise her baby, and discovers that her own is the only one that counts… More