She is a lifelong reader. She almost got hit by a car once due to walking and reading at the same time, and has since adopted safer reading practices. Rene enjoys the outdoors and has rafted down the Main Salmon River in Idaho four times. She is also paints and embroiders, and aspires to one day unite disparate interests by embroidering a book cover.
She lives in Birmingham, Al, with her husband, two children, and a dog that may or may not be part Belgian Shepherd.