NEWS

12.3.20

Two-book Deal with Sourcebooks Fire

So excited to announce I've sold two young adult (YA) books to Sourcebooks Fire. You can read bout the first book, THE KISSING SEASON, in the Publishers Weekly Rights Report. It will publish in Spring 2022 with a second to-be-determined book following in Spring 2023.

5.29.20

Wilmington Star News' "17 Wilmington authors for your reading list"

Thrilled to be included in the Wilmington Star News' list of 17 Wilmington authors for your reading list.

2.17.18

Wilmington Star News' "Some of the ‘magic’ in Susan Bishop Crispell’s books is real"

Dreaming in Chocolate was profiled in the Wilmington Star News' Booksmarks column.

2.16.18

Read My Essay on "The Magic of Fate" on Manhattan Book Review

I wrote an essay on how fate led me to find my love of writing, my sense of self, and my husband. You can read it on Manhattan Book Review.

2.13.18

BlogCritics' "Looking for fluffy Valentine's Day fiction? These ain't it."

Dreaming in Chocolate was included in BlogCritics' Looking for fluffy Valentine's Day fiction? These ain't it.

2.13.18

Brit + Co's "10 New Heartfelt Reads for the Hopeless Romantic"

Dreaming in Chocolate was included in Brit + Co's 10 New Heartfelt Reads for the Hopeless Romantic.

2.9.18

YourTango's "10 Romantic Books To Make You Believe In Love Again (When You've All Lost Hope)"

Dreaming in Chocolate was included in YourTango's 10 Romantic Books To Make You Believe In Love Again (When You've All Lost Hope).

2.8.18

ChickLit Club Interview

Read my interview on the ChickLit Club blog.

2.7.18

Bookstr's "8 Romantic Reads to Woo Your Boo on Valentine's Day"

Dreaming in Chocolate was included in Bookstr's 8 Romantic Reads to Woo Your Boo on Valentine's Day.

2.7.18

Read My Essay on "Real Romance Is Finding a Way to Eat Dinner With Your Wife in Quarantine" on PopSugar

I wrote an essay on how real life is not a romance novel about my thyroid cancer and my husband's unwavering love. You can read it on PopSugar.

2.6.18

USA Today Happy Ever After Interview

Read my interview on USA Today's Happy Ever After blog.

2.6.18

Read My Essay on "Uncovering the Heart of a Story" on Women Writers, Women's Books

I wrote an essay about how to use what you know to find the heart of your story and motivate your characters throughout the book. You can read it on Women Writers, Women's Books.

2.6.18

Culturalist's "Top 10 Romance Reads to Fall in Love with This February"

Dreaming in Chocolate was included in Culturalist's Top 10 Romance Reads to Fall in Love with This February.

2.6.18

BuzzFeed's "5 Books That Will Make You Believe in Love Again"

Dreaming in Chocolate was included in BuzzFeed's 5 books that will make you believe in love again.

2.6.18

Interview with Emily Colin

Check out my interview on NY Times Bestselling author Emily Colin's blog about Dreaming in Chocolate.

2.2.18

Red Carpet Crash Interview

Listen to my interview with Mark Harris from Red Carpet Crash about Dreaming in Chocolate.

1.24.18

SheReads' "9 Books to Cuddle Up With This Winter"

Dreaming in Chocolate was included in SheReads' list of 9 books to cuddle up with this winter.

1.14.18

Read My Essay "I Woke Up With a Numb Foot and Ended Up Needing Brain Surgery" on First for Women

I wrote an essay about how brain surgery changed my life (hint: it's not how you think). You can read it at First for Women.

1.4.18

SIBA Selects Dreaming in Chocolate as a Winter 2018 Okra Pick

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) announced Dreaming in Chocolate is one of its Winter 2018 Okra Picks, the books that Southern indie booksellers are most excited to hand sell to readers.

1.4.18

RT Book Reviews Gives Dreaming in Chocolate Four Stars

RT Book Reviews gave Dreaming in Chocolate four stars and said, "It sets the “typical” tropes just slightly off center and creates fresh layers of the unexpected. The small‐town setting provides the perfect backdrop for the story...Overall, this novel is a Hallmark movie mixed with chocolate and a delightful dash of the “just maybe”!"

12.26.17

PopSugar's 8 Books That Remind Us of This Is Us

Dreaming in Chocolate is one of PopSugar's 8 Books That Remind Us of This Is Us.

11.23.17

Redbook's 14 Books You Won't Want to Miss in 2018

Dreaming in Chocolate is one of Redbook's 14 Books You Won't Want to Miss in 2018.

11.14.17

Kirkus Reviews Dreaming in Chocolate

Check out the lovely review of Dreaming in Chocolate from Kirkus Reviews.

9.21.17

Brombeerwünsche Publishes in Germany

The German edition of The Secret Ingredient of Wishes, Brombeerwünsche is now available in paperback in Germany and as an ebook on Amazon.

1.23.17

Book Riot's 100 Must-Read Books: Food In Fiction

The Secret Ingredient of Wishes was included in Book Riot's 100 Must-Read Books: Food in Fiction list in the Food as Magic category.

11.1.16

Books for Bookclubs to Read in One Sitting

The Secret Ingredient of Wishes was listed in Bookbub's list of books for bookclubs to read in one sitting.

10.18.16

11 Magical Books for Fall 2016 on Bookbub

The Secret Ingredient of Wishes was listed in Bookbub's list of magical books for Fall 2016.

10.7.16

Guest Post on We Heart Writing

My guest post for We Heart Writing on Overcoming Imposter Syndrome is up now. Go Check it out!

10.4.16

She Reads Book Meet Book

The Secret Ingredient of Wishes was paired with The City Girl's Guide to Country Living on She Reads Book Meet Book feature.

9.30.16

Heroes & Heartbreakers Women’s Fiction Best Bets

The Secret Ingredient of Wishes was selected as a September Women's Fiction Best Bet at Heroes & Heartbreakers.

9.15.16

Guest Post on Women's Fiction Writers

My guest post for Amy Sue Nathan's Women's Fiction Writers on Magical Realism is up now. Go check it OUt!

9.7.16

Interview on Huffington Post

Check out this interview with Brandi Grannet on Huffington Post.

9.6.16

9.6.16

Interview on Women Writers, Women's Books

Check out this interview with Women Writers, Women's Books.

Guest Post on Chick Lit Central

My guest blog post for Chick Lit Central on How Family Is Made is up now. Go check it out!

9.1.16

11.28.15

5.18.15

Guest Post on Shelf Pleasure

My guest blog post for Shelf Pleasure on Turning Pinterest from a Time-suck into a Serious Writing Tool is up now. Go check it out!

WISHES Sells in Germany

THE SECRET INGREDIENT OF WISHES has sold German rights to S. Fischer Verlage. More news to come.

Two Book Deal with Thomas Dunne Books

Check out my deal announcement for two women's fiction books with Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's Press (and amazing editor Kat Brzozowski) in Publishers Weekly Book Deals. THE SECRET INGREDIENT OF WISHES (formerly Wishes to Nowhere) will be out in 2016 and DREAMING IN CHOCOLATE (formerly The Probability of Fate) will follow in fall 2017.

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