Marie’s Monday Minute

Marie's Monday Minute

It’s Another Manic Monday.

Take a bookish pause and unwind for a minute.

Hey, friends! Sit back, put your feet up, and take a few deep breaths. Mondays are rough. Thanks for spending a minute  with me today!

My Favorite Quote of the Week:

“Don’t let the fear of getting your heart broken stop you from loving. It’s the best thing you can ever do.” ~Gran, from UNTIL WE BREAK by Jamie Howard

Until we break

My Jam of the Week:

“Stand by You” by Rachel Platten

My Read of the Week:

The Witches: Salem 1692  by Stacy Schiff

The Witches

In the Works:

Working on a secret project with a sexy cop hero! 😉

My minute is up. Thanks for taking a break with me! See you back here next Monday!




Writers for Hope Auction

Writers for Hope Auction

writers for hope


Last year, I had the pleasure of being a part of the Writers for Hope Auction and I’m honored to return this year! A huge THANK YOU to Kelly Johnson for organizing this event!! 

100% of the proceeds from the auction go to RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest, National Network), an organization dedicated to helping individuals who’ve suffered from sexual abuse. Click here to learn more about RAINN. 

I am pleased to join the company of so many amazing and inspiring publishing professionals and offer a first chapter and query letter critique. I’m also donating a signed copy of my debut new adult contemporary romance, ACROSS THE DISTANCE, when it releases on May 5th!

There are 61 different items up for grabs on Kelly Johnson’s blog and each item starts at $10.00! To get a peek at all the autographed books, writing critiques, and combo packages click here: My Countless Lives 2nd Annual Writers for Hope Auction Items.  

If you would like to bid on my donations, click on the links below:


Query & First Chapter Critique


You only have one day to bid on ALL THE THINGS and help support RAINN, so don’t delay!! Thank you for your donation to RAINN!