Can you believe that METALTOWN comes out in just 2 months?? I AM SO EXCITED! I love this book so much, you guys, and I can’t wait to share it with you. Let the Metaltown Madness begin!

IMG_5331So much of a book’s success is determined by pre-orders and first week sales. I would love for METALTOWN to make a big splash, so if you’re thinking of purchasing the book, please consider a pre-order. We have awesome prizes for the campaign, including PRESS BACK bags, buttons, tattoos, signed bookplates, and oh, just an AMAZING POSTER CREATED BY THE ARTIST WHO DESIGNED THE COVER! How cool is that? It’s a limited edition work, and it could be yours! Just follow the rules below and you’re eligible to receive the prize. Regardless if you order or not, thank you for considering, and however you read it, I hope you love it.

Here are the deets:

People who enter the pre-order campaign by emailing their receipt from an online retailer (or scanning and emailing their pre-order receipt from a brick-and-mortar store) to will be randomly entered in the following drawings – multiple chances to win a prize with only one entry! The contest closes at 11:59PM EST on September 19th, 2016, with winners being chosen the week of September 26th, 2016. This is open internationally. If you spread the word about it via social media, blogging, dinner conversation, or shouting from the rooftops, I will pledge my undying love to you until the end of time.


If you purchase the book through Joseph Beth Booksellers (HERE) the copy sent to you will be SIGNED. This is the only retailer offering this awesome perk! Support local booksellers! You don’t have to live in Ohio or Kentucky to take advantage of this deal – they will ship anywhere. Thank you Joseph Beth! You rock!

Where else can you buy the book? Here are a few ideas!

  • Amazon
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Indiebound
  • Books-A-Million
  • Macmillan

Now the good stuff. HERE ARE THE PRIZES:

Poster of scene from Metaltown from the artist who created the GORGEOUS cover + Lena’s yard doll, made by Kristen: 2 winners

Personalized thank you in the acknowledgements section of my next book: 3 winners.

PRESS BACK bags + Lena’s yarn doll, made by Kristen: 3 winners.

In addition, the first 50 people to send in their entries will receive a signed PRESS BACK bookplate and a PRESS BACK temporary tattoo!


Thank you so much for considering, guys. You are awesome, and I adore you.




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