Category Archives: California Diaries

“A California Girl belongs in California”, or Dawn on the Coast

Can we talk about this cover for a minute? I always loved this cover, because Dawn is the same size as Jeff while she’s on her knees and Jeff is standing. Who knew Dawn is an eight foot giantess? Also, … Continue reading

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California Diaries winner!

I had  huge response to this giveaway!  Though not a big surprise….it was my most awesome giveaway yet.   If you recall, everyone had a chance to enter up to three times.  I assigned every entry a number and chose the … Continue reading

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California Diaries giveaway

You guys have no idea how excited I am to be able to do this.  After spending many months collecting, followed by many more months reviewing, I am giving away my entire California Diaries series to one lucky winner. I’m … Continue reading

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“I’m not very good at guy things.” or California Diaries #15

So this is it, guys.  The very last of the California Diaries Series.  I wish it had gone out on a better note, but alas, this book was kinda lame.  I know what you’re thinking Lame?  But it’s a Ducky … Continue reading

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“Can you spell illegal alien?” or California Diaries #14

Racist people suck.  So says ghostwriter, Peter Lerangis.  I think maybe at this point in the series, Ann M. and her ghosties sat around at a conference table with a checklist and were like, “OK.  We did the dead parent … Continue reading

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“Still playing the part of the good daughter” Or California Diaries #13

Maggie sure does hate movie stars.  She thinks they’re shallow and silly and stupid and phony. This diary starts out on 4/20, which makes me laugh and wonder if ghostwriter Jeanne Betancourt is a closet pothead.  It’s been one month … Continue reading

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"All I could think was ‘What do we do now?’" Or California Diaries #12

 I truly love this cover.  Image courtesy of Goodreads. Many of you warned me about this one.  You said that it would be sad, and that I’d cry.  And you know what?  You were so right.  One of my favorite … Continue reading

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