author of middle-grade and young adult fiction
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Andi Mack: As Long As We’re Together (Disney Press, 2019)
In this adaptation of two popular episodes from the hit Disney Channel television series, Andi takes a major step in her relationship with Jonah, while also learning some tough lessons about privilege and the fate of Andi Shack. Then, while Andi struggles to recreate a perfect day with Buffy and Cyrus before Buffy has to move away, Jonah discovers a hidden talent that also helps him get a handle on his panic attacks.
Andi Mack: Rockin’ Road Trip (Disney Press, 2018)
When Bex takes Andi to her first-ever music festival, things do not go as planned. First, Bex’s motorcycle gets a flat tire on the way there, then her wallet goes missing. Not to mention, Andi’s BFFs are mad at her for going to the festival without them.
Will the trip be a disaster, or can Andi turn things around and make the festival a weekend to remember?
Based on the Disney Channel series "Andi Mack," this original novel extends the world and story of the hit show.
Let’s Call It...Mech-X4 (Disney Press, 2017)
An adaptation of two popular episodes from the hit Disney Channel television series! What would you do if you woke up one day and discovered you had the ability to control technology with your mind? If you’re Ryan Walker, you take command of a 150-foot robot and defend your city against impending doom. Ryan, a freshman at Bay City High, recruits his older brother and two best friends to help him operate MECH-X4. When enormous monsters suddenly begin to descend on Bay City, the four must quickly learn to work as a team to pilot the giant robot that is their only hope of saving the city—and the world—from mass destruction!
Star Darlings: Good Wish Gone Bad (Disney Press, 2016)
It’s the prequel novel to the Star Darlings twelve-book series, created by Ahmet Zappa and Shana Muldoon Zappa!
After defeating Rancora, the Star Darlings are looking for clues about her origin. They soon discover the wish-troubled history between Lady Stella and the evil Lady Rancora that dates back to when the two women were teens at Starling Academy. They also learn new secrets about the women’s friendship and how it relates to the negative energy crisis that almost destroyed Starland...and the danger that still threatens their way of life.
Girl Meets World: Friend Power (Disney Press, 2016)
When Riley decides to sneak out to a college party with Maya, she’s plagued by her guilty conscience. Is it weird her conscience comes in the form of a giant potato tot? Perhaps . . . But the real question is, even if Riley’s parents don’t catch her, can she live with herself for lying to them? Then, news of Riley and Lucas’s first kiss gets out, and their peers push them into declaring they are a couple. Super lame. What’s worse, things between them suddenly get, well, awkward. Will Lucas and Riley live awkwardly ever after, or will they figure out that the power of friendship can overcome anything?
Girl Meets World: Let’s Do This! (Disney Press, 2016)
It’s the first day of eighth grade, and Riley and Maya are older, wiser and desperate for some freedom, so they’re over the moon when they find out Riley’s dad won’t be their teacher again. But once they realize that in their new classroom they’re no longer the center of the universe—WHAT?!—Riley and Maya have trouble adjusting to the cosmic shift! Then, When Lucas’s friend from Texas shows up at their school, Riley discovers that Lucas has a dark secret from his past. Can Riley handle the truth, or will it change the way she feels about him forever?
Girl Meets World: Follow Your Heart (Disney Press, 2015)
An adaptation of two popular episodes from the hit Disney Channel television series! When Riley is forced to give up her cell phone and talk face-to-face with her crush Lucas, will she connect or will she shut down? Then, when another girl tries to get Lucas’s attention, can Maya help her best friend win back her guy?
fabotage (Alloy Entertainment, 2013)
In the not-to-be-missed final installment of the Frenemies series, Halley and Avalon are cast in a fashion reality show alongside an up-and-coming designer. They plan to show the world how stylish and popular they are, but faster than they can say “Cut,” their friends do just that—ditching the show and the girls.
Forced to hang out with each other, will the former besties-turned-worsties discover that maybe, just maybe, what holds them together is stronger than what keeps them apart? Will the frenemies finally just become friends?
glamnesia (Alloy Entertainment, 2013)
In the irresistible third installment of the Frenemies series, Halley’s mom gets an invite to L.A.’s fashion week from her favorite designer, Gia Lamberti. The only catch? Halley’s former best friend and now best enemy, Avalon, has to go too.
With some coaxing, the girls agree to put their differences aside and gear up for a fabulous week of accessorizing, celeb-sightings, and swag. But their catwalk dreams turn into an all-out catfight when Gia steals their fashion designs. Now the best enemies must team up to take the designer down, once and for all.
faketastic (HarperTeen, 2009)
For Avalon, staying on top of trends has never been a problem—until her fellow cheerleaders decide that her BFF Halley is definitely out this season. Now Avalon must choose between the frenemy who embarrassed her in front of everyone or the new friends who stood by her.
Halley thinks she’s got it all: her forever-friend Avalon, her new bestie Sofee, and the hottest fall wardrobe at Seaview Middle School. Her life is a total YES. But when Sofee spies Avalon flirting with Halley’s crush, will it be World War Halvalon all over again?
frenemies (HarperTeen, 2008)
Avalon Greene rules the fashion scene at her sunny SoCal middle school with a diamond-clad fist, calling out classmates for their fashion-do’s and most unfortunate clothes-pas. She’s determined to host the social event of the season—a soiree in honor of her forever-friendship with Halley! Unfortunately, Halley’s new look is one thing Avalon just can’t celebrate...
Halley Brandon is just back from art camp and can’t wait to share her funky new style with her best friend, Avalon. But when Avalon cries fashion foul, Halley realizes her best friend’s true colors may clash with her own. Has their ult
a-fabulous friendship finally gone out of style?
From sharing custody of their puppy, Pucci, to drawing up a list of who gets which friends, Avalon and Halley discover what happens when you battle the person who knows everything about you—and isn’t afraid to use your secrets to get what she wants.