5 Weeks Till Truest: Birthday Haiku for West from Silas

t5In Truest, Silas and West go swimming at the Green Lake beach after dark on her 18th birthday. I found a text conversation between the two from later that night.

It’s pretty adorable.

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6 Weeks Till Truest: Quiz! Who is Your Green Lake BFF?

t6Wow! Just six more weeks till Truest comes out!

My story takes place in the fictional town of Green Lake, Minnesota– based off of my own hometown of Kimball, Minnesota, pop. 700. Take this quiz and find out which of my characters would be your Green Lake BFF.

(I tried my darnedest to embed this sucker, but in the end, it’s going to take you temporarily to another site. Then come back and post your results, okay? I wanna know!)

Green Lake BFF Quiz

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Truest in the Tri-County News

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What’s the Tri-County News, you ask?

Why, it’s my hometown newspaper! :-)

You can read the interview here.

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7 Weeks Till Truest: Green Lake Summer Fashions

t7Truest features three very different main characters. Silas, West, and Laurel each have their own sense of style (or lack thereof!).

Check it out.

Silas fashion

Unreliable Narrator, Skreened | Holden Caulfield, DFTBA | Had Me at Bacon, IceCreamTees

West fashion

Pink Pintucked, ModCloth | Tube Dress, Nordstrom

Laurel fashion

Pajamas, Victoria’s Secret | Denim Vest, Madewell | Gathered Dress, Modcloth | Eyeshadow, Milani

Learn more about Truest and pre-order your copy at jackieleasommers.com/truest.

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This New (Old) House: Dining Room & Entryway

I didn’t take many photos of these, but here are the lovely end results!

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This New (Old) House: Living Room

When I bought the house, these three walls were stucco. Here’s their transformation!

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This New (Old) House: Kitchen

Even though there are “only three” steps shown here, the kitchen was a beast: I thought re-painting those cabinets was going to be the death of me!

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