The City of Novato, California

Jest Jewels (on Union Street, in San Francisco)

The Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop (in Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco)

The Marin Headlands

Stafford Lake Park (in Novato)

The Palace of Fine Arts (in San Francisco)

The San Francisco Symphony

The Fairmont Hotel (in San Francisco)



Octane Press (Publisher of “The Veil”)

David Brady (Graphic Designer and Art Director – Designer of The Veil cover art)


The Young Adults Book Club (a Goodreads Group)

Book People (Ultimate Independent Bookstore – Austin)


Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators

ALA Booklist

School Library Journal

Publisher’s Weekly



YA Bloggers

Looking for a great YA Book (besides, The Veil, of course)?  Check out what the experts have to say:

Dad of Divas

Outnumbered 3 to 1

I Read Banned Books (Jen Bigheart)

Sarah’s Books & Life


Crazed Mind
















Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast

Heather’s Niche

Stephanie Pellegrin

Cari’s Book Blog

Almost Grown Up

Roots In Myth (PJ Hoover)

Writing On The Rocks (Karen DeLabar)

Musings From The Slush Pile (Julie A Lindsey)

KT Banks

YA Addict

Deidra Alexander

Edie Jo Gibson

Ottilie Weber

Jodie B Cooper

The Fictorian Era

Bethany Lopez

Jenna-Lynne Duncan

G.G. Garrison

Jennifer Gracen

Hippies. Beauty. And Books. Oh My!

Frenetic Reader

Olivia Hennis

Kate Jarvik Birch

Cheryl Rainfeld

The Escapism Project

Cat Patrick

Diana Trees

Hazel M. Larsen

Book Crossing

Samantha C. Ross

Kevin Craig

Eclectic Book Readings (Carolina Basco)

Monica Bustamante Wagner

Bethany Hegedus

The Reading Zone

Unabridged Optinions

Anastasia Hopcus’ Blog


Shut Up! I’m Reading!

The Book Pixie

The Hiding Spot

Wondrous Reads

Confessions of a Bookaholic

YA Roundup

Page Turners Blog

Good Books and Good Wine

Forever Young Adult

The Book Cellar

The Compulsive Reader

YA Book Nerd

The Story Siren

Sarah’s Random Musings

YA Bookshelf