Valerie free-lances for a regional newspaper and has authored several award-winning children’s stories. While high school is not something she ever wants to relive, through the fictional eyes of her main character, Taryn, it’s not so bad. 

She loves her family…and Hershey Milk Chocolate Almond & Toffee Nuggets. She hopes she can give readers the same experience she has enjoyed through the years while being curled up with a good book!

IDEAL HIGH is her debut novel