Short Hiatus

I haven’t updated in ages. Don’t be mad at me. My wedding day is less than two months away. After that, it’s back to the keyboard! The Molly Miranda sequel is about half written (first draft, mind you) but at least I’m not going back to a word count of … Read More

REVIEW: Princess Diaries – Royal Wedding

The Princess Diaries books are/were very special for me. It’s one of the series that taught me that books can be funny and main characters can be flawed. It’s one of the series that made me want to become a writer in the first place. Royal Wedding made a great … Read More

The Art of Letting Others Into Your Brain

As soon as I sent Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire out to its first reviewers, I was filled with anxious joy. My moment had come. People I had never met would read my book, get to know characters I created and hang out in a world that I created for them. It … Read More

In the mood for some romance?

While writing Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire, I had so much fun writing the sizzle between Molly and her love interests that it put me in the mood for a really good romance novel. My author friend Kristina Knight recommend this new multi-author box set that romance readers are going … Read More

Navigating Life When Things Get Hard

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Virtutibus igitur rectissime mihi videris et ad consuetudinem nostrae orationis vitia posuisse contraria. Te enim iudicem aequum puto, modo quae dicat ille bene noris. Sint modo partes vitae beatae. Cum praesertim illa perdiscere ludus esset. Duo Reges: constructio interrete. Quarum ambarum rerum … Read More

Find Your Next Chick Lit Read / #ChickLitMay Giveaway!

This giveaway is now closed to entries. May is International Chick Lit Month. Let’s be honest—it’s the best month of the year! Every year, chick lit readers and writers get together to celebrate, share, discuss and gush about their favorite book genre. Not familiar with chick lit or Chick Lit … Read More

Chick Lit Rocks + Giveaway!

Molly Miranda is a professional thief, and she loves what she does. She is a badass with badass taste in music. Giveaway info near the bottom of this post!

What’s on Page 45? + Giveaway

As a part of the events going on during International Chick Lit Month, several chick lit authors are posting the contents of page 45 of one of their books. You can view page 45 from Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire below. This is a conversation between Molly and Rhys during … Read More

May is International Chick Lit Month/Book Giveaway

Happy International Chick Lit Month! I’ve got a lot of different stuff planned for this month. US and Canadian citizens can enter this Goodreads giveaway to win a signed paperback of Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire. Giveaway ends May 20. Goodreads Book Giveaway Molly Miranda by Jillianne Hamilton Giveaway ends May … Read More

That Time I Was an Amazon Bestseller

Today was the last day of a $0.99 promotion I’ve been running for about three weeks. It went well! Very well, actually. I’m currently sitting at #65 in Amazon’s Women’s Adventure category and #80 in the Humor & Satire: American category. But during the high point of the promotion (April 1-2), I … Read More