Diane Hatz

Author. Social Impact Organizer. Healthy Food Advocate. Inner Activist.

Fallen Spirits out August 19th!

Out August 19th, Fallen Spirits, volume 2 in The Mind Monsters Series, will be available at all online retailers.

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Find out more about the new release on the Fallen Spirits page.

A Quick One

Hi! Thanks so much for visiting my site. I’m currently immersed in the pages of my next two books, so please sign up for my newsletter to stay most up to date.

I’ll get everything set up properly over the next couple of months. As far as my books, Rock Gods & Messy Monsters is being sold at all your favorite online retailers. The second book in the Mind Monsters Series, Fallen Spirits, will be out August 19th.

Book 3, The Journey Home, is in its fifth edit so will hopefully see the light of day spring 2025.

Rock Gods & Messy Monsters


Available at all online retailers – Amazons worldwide, Barnes & Noble, Bookshop.org, Kobo, Apple Books, etc etc!

#1 Amazon Hot New Release in:

  • Absurdist Fiction
  • Pop Culture
  • Pop Culture Music


  • 1st Runner Up, Eric Hoffer Award, Science Fiction & Fantasy 2024
  • Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize 2024 (Short List Finalist)
  • Da Vinci Eye Award 2024 (Finalist)
  • First Horizon Award 2024 (Finalist)
  • BookBub New Releases for Less (Sept 2022)
  • The Wishing Shelf Awards 2023 (Finalist)
  • Indie BRAG Medallion (Winner)
  • Foreward INDIES 2023 (Finalist)
  • The International Review of Books 2023 (Starred Review)
  • Independent Book Review Top 30 Impressive Books 2022
  • BookBub Most Frequently Wishlisted Book 2022

For a humorous sci fi, absurdist, social commentary, pop culture influenced novel with falling body parts and exploding blood vessels, Rock Gods & Messy Monsters has exceeded all expectations!

Rock Gods and Messy Monsters book cover and medallions of awards won
Rock Gods and Messy Monsters book cover and medallions of awards won

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