- Paneling & signing at Penguicon, April 29-May 1, 2016 (Southfield, MI)
- Attending Rust City Book Convention, August 12-14, 2016 (Troy, MI)
- Handbook for Dragon Slayers won the 2014 Schneider Family Book Award for Middle Grades and the DetCon1 Middle Grade Speculative Fiction award.
- The Castle Behind Thorns was a Cybils Finalist and a nominee for the Mythopoeic Award.
- Starred reviews for The Castle Behind Thorns in Publisher’s Weekly and School Library Journal; also a Junior Library Guild Selection.