Leah Spiegel & Megan Summers

South Hills Sidekicks Featured on Instagram

July 19, 2017


Up Coming Events

March 15, 2017

We wanted to update our fans about some exciting upcoming events. First, check out the latest news relating to the Foolish Games Screenplay at Films by Serendipity. Second, expect a full review of our South Hills Sidekicks Series by the lovely and talented, Casey Ann, at Casey Ann Books. Third, we are currently writing a new novel titled The Governor's School and can’t wait to share it with our fans!


Foolish Games Screenplay!

August 4, 2014
Meg and I are so excited! For those who do not know, we signed a contract a little over a year ago for our book Foolish Games to be made into a screenplay. Feeling blessed and excited! It’s been hard keeping it to ourselves but we appreciate all the support! Stay tuned for more news as it develops!

Sharing Mission One of Auggie the Alien!

March 19, 2014
Meg and I are thrilled to be sharing Mission One of Auggie the Alien with all the fourth grade classes in Burke County. We hope the kids enjoy the story just as much as our school did!

Live Interview with Ricky Shetty

November 11, 2013
We were thrilled to participate in our first live interview last night with Ricky Shetty from Daddy Blogger. We’d like to thank him for hosting the web chat on Google+ Hangout where we discussed our books, co-authoring, publishing, promoting, and more! You can check out last night’s video for yourself here on YouTube.



Employee Spotlight

October 29, 2013
Megan was honored to be recognized by the Burke County Employee Newsletter as a teacher who moonlights as an author.



Book Fair Signing

October 19, 2013
We will be signing books for our humorous middle grade series Mission One of Auggie the Alien at Chesterfield Elementary School Book Fair Friday the 25th from 5:30 to 8:00. Come join us at the school’s Fall Festival as well!

Mission One of Auggie the Alien Book Tour!

October 11, 2013
We are excited to announce that we will be working with Premier Virtual Author Book Tours for our humorous, middle grade book Mission One of Auggie the Alien. The tour begins October 31, 2013 at So Many Precious Books. Meg and I are looking forward to participating in guest posts and interviews at different tour spots along the way throughout the month of November. Stay tuned for more details as they develop!


Foolish Games Series Top Ten!

December 23, 2012

The Foolish Games Series was rated number seven of the ‘Top Ten Mature Young Adult Contemporary’ novels of 2012 by Lauren at Live, Read and Breathe. J.T. Hawkins, the lead guy character in the book, was rated number fifteen out of the top fifteen ‘Book Boyfriends of 2012.’



The third book of the Foolish Games Series, The Wedding Blitz, available now!

December 3, 2012

The final chapters in the Foolish Games Series, The Wedding Blitz, have arrived. Joie, Lizzie, and Riley need each other more than ever. Joie needs Lizzie and Riley to help with the upcoming wedding and trying to win over Hawkins’ mom. Riley needs Joie and Lizzie to help get Harlow comfortable with coming out of the closest. And Lizzie needs help with. . . well Lizzie always needs help. Join the threesome on their last leg of the ride as they laugh, love, and grow together.

Meg and I would like to thank all of our readers who made it break into the Top 100 of Amazon Teen Mysteries and Thrillers! You guys rock!

Now available on Amazon!


About Us

Leah Spiegel and Megan Summers Leah Spiegel, a graduate of Edinboro University with a degree in Art Education, spent her first twenty years drawing imaginary worlds and now she writes about them. Megan Summers received her teaching degree from Edinboro University and Masters in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Technology from Grand Canyon University.