Announcement: A Pizza My Heart YA Pizzathology – Coming November 2016!

First off, Happy National Pizza Party day!!!

Everybody pizza shimmy!


I am so excited!

Some of you may remember that I made an announcement in February that I was looking for submissions for a young adult anthology.

The theme?

Pizza of course!!


Fifty of you rose to the challenge and a select fourteen were chosen. There were so many fantastic submissions, I wanted so badly to choose more than that. But alas, I had to stick to my original guidelines and today we’re celebrating it becoming a real thing!

Here are the details!


A Pizza My Heart:

An Anthology


Book Genre: YA fiction anthology

Book release date: November 12, 2016 (National Pizza with the Works except Anchovies Day)



A Pizza My Heart Blurb

Gooey cheese and warm pepperoni, with a side of kissing and murder.

A Pizza My Heart is a quirky and fun anthology that crosses all genres. Fifteen extraordinary authors have united to tell stories of mystery, mayhem, romance, danger, deceit…and pizza.

Sometimes spicy, sometimes cheesy, but always delicious, A Pizza My Heart invites you to explore life, happiness, and the pursuit of pizza.

Stories Include:

A Slice of Adventure by Maria Carvalho

Between Slices by Andy Grieser

Fresh, Hot, and Deadly by Rena Olsen

KissingDancingPizzaMURDER by Darci Cole

Kneadful Things by Jenna Lehne

Love Pizza No. 9 by Vanessa Rodriguez

Madame Miraval’s Pizza Place by Kelly deVos

Password Is… by Jolene Haley

Pizza by Emily Simon

Pizza Buddy by Brian LeTendre

Pizzamergency by Brett Jonas

Survival Pizza by Rebecca Waddell

The Last Stop at the End of the World by Jamie Adams

The Pizza Guy by Jessi Shakarian

Where There’s Pizza by Jasmine Brown


I am so excited about all of these exceptional authors and the general awesomeness that will follow! Especially with amazing artist Haley Crosby designing the cover as we speak. It’s going to be a pizza party!!!


About the Publisher

Established in 2014, Hocus Pocus & Co. loves to bring unique voices and stories to fruition.




Please! Share the news and celebrate these amazing authors!

Add this book on Goodreads and when it comes out on November 12th, I hope you’ll celebrate with us!

Let me know how excited you are in the comments below and/or your favorite kind of pizza!

And if you want to follow along with us on Twitter, be sure to watch the hashtag #Pizzathology.


Keep calm and pizza on,


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