The TMI May 8, 2022

Happy Mother's Day! 

Grab a free copy of "Back to Before" to celebrate great moms. Holly Simon is one you can't help but love.

Big News! "Better than Before" the Audiobook is nearly complete.

I am getting the final files on Monday and then it's a wrap. Lindsey did an amazing job with these characters and I can't wait for listeners to hear the final chapter in Holly's life. 


Final edits are happening on "When Wren Came Out." 

My editor had this to say about it: 

"This book needs to make its way into some big hands. It needs shared and read and understood by so, so many people. I think you should send a copy to Reese Witherspoon, who's making movies by female-authored books and has a huge reach and online book club. You made me cry way more than I expected. And you made me laugh, too. It's really good and is needed."

From someone who has read tens of thousands of books in her lifetime, this is the highest praise. Hoping this one becomes my breakout hit and bridges the gap in families creating more LGBTQ+ allies. 


 Life-long Catholic and traditional stay-at-home mom, Theresa, spent years shuffling her army family from post to post. She was relieved when her husband, John, retired and moved the family to Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

Finally, they would be able to put down roots and see their sixteen-year-old daughter grow up and graduate surrounded by friends in a tight knit community.

Unknowingly, Wren is struggling with a scandalous secret that defies her parents' values. Trying to figure out who she is and where she belongs, and how that fits into the mold her parents created for her. An undeniable transformation is happening that Theresa and John cannot control forcing them to wrestle with their own convictions.

Does their love have limitations? How do you accept your child's actions when they go against everything you believe in? PRE-ORDER now direct and on AMAZON

Currently watching: 

Ozark. I mean, who isn't? Ruth Langmore is an unforgettable character.

Currently reading:

I'm in between books. If you have a recommendation hit me up with it in the Ninyons! 

Check out the Books Worth Reading Blog for My Favorite Reads. 

Currently Writing:

Parts of my next travel memoir. (More details coming in the Fall.) And the first book in a new Women's Fiction series that is unnamed right now. 

Click here to join the Ninyons. It's where I give books away, share details of my life, and try to make coffee shoot out of your nose with my killer meme game. It's rated R in there, so if off-color humor offends you, we are not your people. 

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XOXO Ninya

P.S. If you've read one of my books, can you help a struggling new author out? Reviews are gold and help me reach more people. Please take a minute and tell me (and other readers) what you thought. You can review on Amazon, Goodreads, Barnes and Noble, KOBO, and Apple Books or at any other bookseller. It's even better if you copy and paste the review to multiple places. More reviews=More visibility. You can write as much or as little as you want and I would be forever in your debt. 



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