Chess Desalls
                                       YA Fantasy and Science Fiction .

Writing Honors and Awards


2016 IAN Outstanding Young Adult (Travel Glasses)

2016 IAN Outstanding Young Adult (Insight Kindling)

2016 Readers' Favorite Honorable Mention in YA Mystery (Travel Glasses)

2016 Readers' Favorite Bronze Winner in YA Adventure (Insight Kindling)

2016 IAN Book of the Year Finalist (Travel Glasses)


2016 IAN Book of the Year Finalist (Insight Kindling)

2016 New York Book Festival Young Adult Runner-Up (Travel Glasses)

Readers' Favorite 5 Star Review Seal (Flash Tales)

Readers' Favorite 5 Star Review Seal (Beacon)

Readers' Favorite 5 Star Review Seal (Glistens, audio ed.)

Readers' Favorite 5 Star Review Seal (Insight Kindling)

Readers' Favorite 5 Star Review Seal (Lantern)

Aug. 2015 First Place WritersTalk Challenge, Fiction Division ("Needles")

Feb. 2015 First Place WritersTalk Challenge, Fiction Division ("What a Clown Reads")


Since its release, the box set edition of The Call to Search Everywhen (Books 1-3) has hit the following lists!

Nook Top 50

#1 Bestselling Kids Nook Books

#1 Amazon Best Seller, Teen & YA Time Travel eBooks

#1 Amazon Best Seller, Teen Science Fiction & Fantasy Time Travel

#1 Amazon Hot New Release, Teen & YA Time Travel Fiction

#2 iBooks US Bestseller List, Science Fiction