top of page

Jess moves to Maui anticipating a world of beaches, boys and bikinis.

Romance with a passionate local and the discovery that her presence on the island puts his family at risk?


Not in the tourist brochure.

Home: Welcome

#1 Amazon Best Seller

In Clean & Wholesome Romance for

Young Adults

What if the one element that has always defined you as a geeky outcast has thepotential to catapult you into being the next big thing?

A black girl adopted into a white family, Jodie has always felt out of place, especially at her mainly middle-class, white high school. Used to being a ghost in the halls, she has always found solace alone in her room surrounded by a world of Stephen King novels, Oreo cookies, Dave Brubeck jazz riffs and origami.


Forever classified as a geeky outcast, she finally finds two unlikely friends who share her interests and accept her as she is—Bethany, the visually-impaired, neurodiverse new girl, and Jared, the home-schooled, self-proclaimed, nerdy frozen-yogurt clerk who she’s crushing on big-time.


But when the origami tutorial videos she creates go viral and have the potential to thrust her into the center of popularity, fortune and fame, Jodie is faced with a decision. She needs to choose whether to expose her identity and capitalize on the chance of being accepted by all those who have always shunned her, or run the risk of jeopardizing the only true relationships she’s ever had.


Ann Miller, Author of


Within the Folds of a Swan’s Wings is a book for anyone who’s ever felt like an outsider…or anyone who wants to feel inspired. I highly recommend!

There is so much hope tucked into these pages. I’d heartily recommend Within the Folds of a Swan’s Wing to young adult and adult readers alike. This is a must-read in my opinion!


About Me

Jennifer Walker is a teacher and writer from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She lives with her incredibly smart husband Ian, her hilarious and exceptionally sweet children Everett and Kennedy, and her floppy, impossible-not-to-love Bernedoodle puppy, Leo.  When she's not teaching, writing, or reading, you can most likely find Jennifer in a yoga studio, in the kitchen baking muffins, or running off the calories of the muffins she's just baked. She's also famous for publicly embarrassing her family by singing terrible show-tunes and practicing 90's dance moves, and if this whole writing thing doesn't work out, she's pretty sure she could make it as one of the Wiggles.



I love to hear them, read them, and above all, tell them. Like each fold of a paper that creates a paper swan, every story we live becomes a part of who we are.  

Thanks for reading my stories and discovering a little more about me.

story quote.jpg


Thank you for taking the time to learn a little more about me and my work. Please get in touch if you have any questions and follow me on social media to keep in touch.

I am so grateful for your support!

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Talk to you soon!

bottom of page