Inspiration Behind ‘Nothing Stays the Same’, Book 2 in the Soul Mates series

NOTHING STAY THE SAME, Book 2 in my young adult rock ‘n’ roll time travel series will be coming out at the end of this year, so I thought today I’d do a little montage of the inspiration behind the story.

It can be summed in one line as: A 16-year-old soccer star with no musical aspirations whatsoever travels back in time to 1973 to stop the boy she loves from accidentally destroying both their futures, and finds herself the reluctant star of Hollywood’s latest pop music sitcom.

But it’s much more than that, take a look…

So What’s In the Book?

In a nutshell, it’s a little of this

plus a lot of this

and of course some of this

with a nod to



I’ve been having a blast writing NOTHING STAYS THE SAME (talk about a rockin’ soundtrack!), and I can’t wait to share it with you later this year.

“Help Me Name the Band” Contest

Want to be part of the fun? This summer (between June 1 and August 28, 2016), I’m holding a little contest to find a good name for the all-girl singing trio that Leah becomes part of in NOTHING STAYS THE SAME. Enter your band name suggestion for a chance to see it appear in the book, plus win a $25 Amazon gift certificate and a copy of the book when it’s available.

Details can be found HERE.