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Watch the Dragonfly Girl Book Trailer

With love and thanks to the original artists: Tibor Janosi Mozes Pete Linforth Engin Akyurt and the genius filmmakers at Vimeo Free Video 💕 This video can also be seen…

Stop Writing Your Crappy Bestseller

  I remember my mother listing a whole bunch of first lines from bestselling books.   “The primroses were over,” she announced theatrically.   I pretended to understand what she…

Check out AMERICAN BETIYA!

I’m glad that YA books are read by people way past their teenage years because there’s so much in American Betiya that informs and enlightens people like me (who have…

Take My Advice (my article in Booksbywomen)

February 23, 2021 | By Marti Leimbach | Reply     I remember as a child my mother listing a whole bunch of first lines from bestselling books. “The primroses were over,” she announced…

Read A Book Review: What Beauty There Is

I loved Cory Anderson’s, What Beauty There Is, a young adult/adult crossover thriller about Jack Morton, a 17-year old in a remote area of Idaho, who discovers his mother’s suicide,…

Write it on the wall

About the book: Things aren’t going well for Kira. At home, she cares for her mother and fends off debt collectors. At school, she’s awkward and shy. Plus, she may…

Pick the blue one…

About the book: Things aren’t going well for Kira.  At home, she cares for her mother and fends off debt collectors. At school, she’s awkward and shy. Plus, she may…

See It Through My Eyes

About the book: Things aren’t going well for Kira.  At home, she cares for her mother and fends off debt collectors. At school, she’s awkward and shy. Plus, she may…

Read for free…

It’s only two weeks until DRAGONFLY GIRL is released, but the good people at Epic Reads have a preview of the first three chapters! Just click on this link to…