I’ve been on the lookout in classifieds for a dollhouse the girls and I can work on this summer, but most were quite expensive or already complete. Even incomplete kits cost at least a couple hundred, so imagine how thrilled I was when I spotted a nice Victorian for $40. Yay! I sent Cadillac to get it immediately and the lady was glad two girls would play with it.
Middle grade fantasy and women's fiction novelist. MOMOTARO: Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters, out April 2016 from Disney Hyperion. TALE OF THE WARRIOR GEISHA and SISTERS OF HEART AND SNOW, out now from Putnam Books. HOW TO BE AN AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE was a finalist for the John Gardner fiction award. THE CARE AND HANDLING OF ROSES WITH THORNS is the 2013 Literary Tastes Best Women's Fiction Pick for the American Library Association. Mother of three children, wife to one, slave to a cat, and caretaker of the best overgrown teddy bear on Earth, Gatsby the Goldendoodle.