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Sincerely, Diary

A novel for ages 8-12. Coming Nov. 4, 2023

Where’s the safest place to keep your deepest secrets?

After a summer school teacher threatens to contact her parents over a concerning personal narrative assignment, sixth grader Annamarie Nilsson vows to only write her secrets in a diary. Secrets like wanting a best friend. And envying her dad’s favoritism of her younger sister. And the fact that she’s been spying on the neighbor girl who buries things in the creek.

What Annamarie doesn’t expect is that her diary can write back to her!

Diary encourages Annamarie to stay true to herself. However, she slowly makes changes to win her dad’s approval and the popular girls’ acceptance.

But will someone find out her secrets and put Annamarie’s reputation on the line? Unfortunately, Annamarie isn’t the only one hiding things. It’s only a matter of time before the truth comes out.

*Parental Notice: Content references abortion on pages 301-302.

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    Confessions of a Stepsister

    A reverse middle grade mystery.

    You'll know the culprit. But will the victim figure it out, too? 

    For ages 10-12. Coming soon!


    Not a stepsister. A stepSINister.


    How far will Emma go to gain unconditional love?

    Twelve-year-old Emerald “Emma” Pope is tired of being her mother’s last choice. She’d give anything to be first. But since her mom left, that’s never been an option. Now that her dad is getting remarried, Emma’s got a second chance at being a mother’s priority with her soon-to-be stepmom, Diana.


    But Emma’s hopes and dreams come crashing down when Diana chooses her biological daughter, Charity, as her maid of honor instead of Emma.


    As the wedding day approaches, Emma is more determined than ever to prove that she’s the best choice for that role. One evil plan and a few lies later, she sabotages Charity and secures the coveted spot of maid of honor. But one misstep could destroy everything, and if discovered, Emma’s secret scheme may end in disaster, leaving her unloved once again.

    *Parental Notice: Content references mentsruation in opening chapters.

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