Our talented Buzz Books authors. . . . .

Megan Barlog

MEGAN BARLOGThe Escape Sleigh Ride

Megan Barlog, has a degree in English and an emphasis in Creative Writing. Her short story “The Escape” is her first publication, and if she has anything to say about it, it won’t be her last. She lives in California with her parents, two sisters, two brothers, and a skittish dog named Casey.

You can follow her on Twitter @meganbarlog

Author Cara Brookins

Author Cara Brookins

CARA BROOKINS – TimeShifters series

Cara Brookins is the author of the highly-anticipated young-adult series for boys, TimeShifters, with Mark of the Centipede and Mark of the Serpent available now and Mark of the Spider coming summer 2014.

Heather Davis

HEATHER DAVIS – TMI Mom series (4 book deal) – a #1 bestselling motherhood author on Amazon

TMI Mom Oversharing My Life (spring 2013)

TMI Mom Getting Lucky (fall 2013)

TMI Mom Crazy on Board (spring 2014)

TMI Mom: Girlfriends (title TBD fall 2014)

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Heather Dearly

HEATHER DEARLY – The Bone Flower – Prom Dates to Die For and

Through a Glass DarklySomething Wicked

Heather Dearly is published in short fiction with Nodin Press, and has authored even shorter non-fiction with the Six-Word Memoir® series. An actress by training, and a stay-at-home mom by choice, she writes at her residence in Oklahoma where she lives with her husband and three children. She is currently working on a young adult novel.

You can follow her on Twitter @heatherdearly

Maria Geraci

 MARIA GERACI – Noche Buena – Sleigh Ride

Maria is the author of The Boyfriend of the Month Club, Bunco Babes Gone Wild and Bunco Babes Tell All. The married, mother-of-three lives in Florida, and is currently working on her next novel.

You can follow her on Twitter @mariageraci

Sandy Green, buzzTeen YA fantasy, Kiss & Tell, released on Valentine’s Day in 2014

Sandy Green

Sandy Green

Sandy Green is a poet and children’s author. She’s the author of PACING THE MOON and was a Franklin-Christoph Poetry Merit Winner and the Whidbey Student Choice Winner for June 2010. Her middle grade undersea adventure, THE TIDE CHANGERS, was published in 2011. Her buzzTeen book Kiss and Tell is a YA fantasy.

She is active in SCBWI and works with local children’s reading programs. She currently lives in northern Virginia with her husband, two children, and two cats. Connect with the author at

Jammie Kern

JAMMIE KERN – Mythology High young adult series

Jammie Kern writes Young Adult fiction, blending her academic background in Humanities with her experiences with teenagers. As a burn survivor, Jammie spends time offering support and encouragement to others who’ve suffered from burn injuries, as well as serving as a camp counselor at the Oklahoma Firefighter’s Burn Camp for children. With her husband and two daughters, Jammie keeps hens in exchange for fresh eggs, and grows organic vegetables for their wholesome goodness.

JAMMIE KERN – Ryann in the Sky, Taylor on Lockdown, Chloe in Bloom MYTHOLOGY HIGH short stories, all available  now. | Twitter | Pinterest | Goodreads | Amazon Author Central | Facebook | Facebook Book Page


MAGDA KNIGHT-  British author Magda Knight is the newest author to the Mythology High series; Knight’s stories include “Seal Girl” (May 2013), “Geek Girl” (June 2013) and “Glee Girl” (July 2013). The trilogy is now available

Malena Lott

MALENA LOTT/LENA BROWN – novels, novellas, short stories

Malena Lott is a multi-published author, executive editor and brand strategist. Novels include The Stork RealityFixer Upper, Dating da Vinci and Something New  and Family CharmsPopular beach  novellas include Life’s a Beach  and The Last Resort Shorter stories include “The Pool Boy”, her grief anthology, Hope Floats, romance Sterling & Sloane, and young adult paranormal short stories under the pen name Lena Brown. Her YA debut is Twin Falls in the Messengers Trilogy.  The  married Oklahoman mama-of-three is a brand strategist and founder of the creative firm, Athena Institute, and its publishing imprint, Buzz Books USA and new media site Sooner Spaces. She founded Book End Babes book club in 2009.  | Twitter |  Facebook Author Page | Pinterest | Instagram | Amazon Author Central

Maggie Marr

 MAGGIE MARR – Dashing Through The Snow –  Sleigh Ride

Maggie Marr is the author of Hollywood Girls Club and Secrets of the Hollywood Girls Club. The writer/producer lives in Los Angeles with her husband, and is currently working on a contemporary romance and a new motion picture script.

You can follow her on Twitter @maggiemarr

Kelly Parra

KELLY PARRA – Darkness Becomes Him – Prom Dates To Die For and

MermaniaSomething Wicked and Supernatural Hunters novella

Kelly Parra’s earliest stories were told with paintbrushes but upon discovering the drama and forbidden love of romance and suspense novels, those paintbrushes were replaced with a keyboard. Now a multi-published author in young adult and adult fiction, she divides her time between her novels, short fiction, and the adventures of motherhood where she juggles her home life with two children, a tattooed husband, a sweet poodle and a rowdy pit bull. and

You can follow her on Twitter @KParra

Jenny Peterson

 JENNY PETERSON – Fairy LightsSleigh Ride and Descendants series

Tonight You’re MineProm Dates to Die For

Jenny Petersonwas the lifestyles editor for the Oklahoma Gazette before she and her husband became new Coloradans in the fall of 2011. She writes young adult fiction in her spare time.

You can follow her on Twitter @JenC_P


JOYCE SCARBROUGH – After Me, “Unfinished” series, book 1

bluedressredhairrrJOYCE SCARBROUGH is a Southern woman weary of seeing herself and her peers portrayed in books and movies as either post-antebellum debutantes or barefoot hillbillies á la Daisy Duke, so all her heroines are smart, unpretentious women who refuse to be anyone but themselves. Joyce has three published novels and also has short stories featured in several anthologies. She writes both adult and YA fiction and is active in her regional chapter of SCBWI. Joyce has lived all her life in beautiful LA (lower Alabama), she’s the mother of three gifted children, and she’s been married for 31 years to the love of her life—a superhero who disguises himself during the day as a high school math teacher and coach.

Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith – A Kiss at the Threshold – Prom Dates to Die For and

Spectral MediaSomething Wicked and Swarm horror release, Chicago Fell First.

Aaron Smith’s work has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines. He has written stories in the mystery, war, western, horror and science fiction genres, working on many characters, some as well known as Sherlock Holmes. His vampire novel 100,000 Midnights will be published  in 2012.

You can follow him on Facebook – Aaron Smith

Lucie Smoker

LUCIE SMOKER – Distortion: A Novel, a top 10 mystery bestseller on Amazon

Lucie Smoker’s imagination grew up in a Little House on the Prairie and at 221b Baker Street. She was born in Natchez, Mississippi but grew up mostly in Slidell, Lousiana, Houston and Colorado Springs. Her best friends were her little sister Minnie, the Hardy Boys and The Count of Monte Cristo. Like them, her life followed a path of adventure, sometimes intrigue. Then she fell in love and finally found home down a long, empty road. She lives with her husband of twenty years plus their two boys on the great North American prairie—and mysteriously turns caffeine into stories. | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads | Crimespace | Absolute Write (wonderactivist)

Dani Stone

DANI STONE – No Place Like Home – Sleigh Ride and the ebook novella Next Left

Dani Stone is a freelance writer juggling assignments like a circus performer in sparkly red shoes. She was first published in the Sleigh Ride anthology in 2011 and in 2012 published her romantic comedy debut, Next Left. She’s a native member of the Hive, helping with social media and promotion and coordinates Book End Babes. Dani lives with her husband and two children in the great flat state of Kansas.

You can follow her on Twitter @danimichelle

Author Diana Wallach

Author Diana Wallach

DIANA WALLACH – Mythology High Mirror/Mirror trilogy

Diana is the author of Amor and Summer SecretsAmigas and School Scandals, and Adios to All The Drama (Kensington Books). In 2011, she published a highly regarded essay in Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories(HarperCollins), and in 2013, she will publish a short-story trilogy based on the Narcissus myth in the anthology Mythology High (Buzz Books). She is an advisory board member for the Philly Spells Writing Center, and is an active advocate for inner-city public schools. She hold a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and daughter.


Samantha Wilde

SAMANTHA WILDE – Monks And MusiciansSleigh Ride

Samantha Wilde is the author of This Little Mommy Stayed Home and a graduate of Concord Academy, Smith College and Yale Divinity School. A yoga teacher and minister by training, and a stay-at-home mother by calling, she writes during nap times at her home in Massachusetts where she lives with her husband and three children.

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