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New Website Designed to Help Parents, Teachers Find Faith-Filled Books for Teens

If you’re a member of my Insiders Club, you’ve already seen the announcement that a new website has launched that helps parents, teachers, and youth ministers find quality books that are appropriate for Catholic teens. I’m honored that Angelhood and … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway of Seven Riddles to Nowhere!

Enter the Goodreads Giveaway! I’m giving away two signed copies of Seven Riddles to Nowhere. Goodreads Book Giveaway Seven Riddles to Nowhere by A.J. Cattapan Giveaway ends September 30, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway Can’t wait … Continue reading

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Studiare Day 2

So here’ show I spent my Fourth of July in Rome. In the morning, I had one more orientation meeting. Then we had a little time to ourselves, so a bunch of us walked several blocks to visit a little … Continue reading

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Angelhood named a finalist in the 2016 Carol Awards!

In case, you didn’t already hear through other social media outlets, my young adult novel Angelhood was just named a finalist in the young adult category for the 2016 Carol Awards. These are *the* Christian fiction awards of the year. … Continue reading

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Visit me at the Printers Row Lit Fest!

Stop by the Mystery Writers of America booth (at Dearborn and Harrison) on Sunday, June 12! Events planned: 1:15-1:45 p.m.  Panel Discussion on “The Path to Publication” 2:30-4:00 p.m. Book Signing If you’d like to learn more about my suspenseful … Continue reading

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Blessed Rosary and Book Giveaway!

I think you all know by now that I’m part of a bunch of writing groups. One of them is the Catholic Writers Guild, and I’ve teamed up with one of my fellow CWG young adult authors and the Books … Continue reading

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A Lenten Instagram challenge!

As some of you know, a few of my fellow YA authors from the Catholic Writers Guild have banded together to form a group on Facebook. You can find us here if you want to learn more about Books for … Continue reading

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FREE ebook: Small Press, BIG Success

Do you have a book that’s being published by a small press? Or are you hoping to do so soon? Wondering how you might get your small press book noticed in the quickly changing and constantly overcrowded world of publishing? … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift My Mother Ever Gave Me

The wise men may have brought Jesus gold, frankincense, and myrrh. But those were nothing compared to what my mother gave me. On the morning of my mother’s funeral, I awoke before my alarm went off. That wasn’t too surprising. … Continue reading

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Angelhood Available on Audible!

Have you heard the news? Angelhood is now available on Audible! If you like to listen to books, you can now listen to an amazing recording of Angelhood. Voice-over artist Kaitlyn Radel does an amazing job of bringing seventeen-year-old guardian … Continue reading

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