Meet the Author: Katherine Arden
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Meet the Author: Katherine Arden

Born in Austin, Texas, Katherine Arden spent her junior year of high school in Rennes, France. Following her acceptance to Middlebury College, she deferred enrollment for a year in order to live and study in Moscow. At Middlebury, she specialized in French and Russian literature. Having received her BA, Katherine moved to Maui, Hawaii, where she worked every kind of … Continue reading

Meet the Author: Tricia Levenseller
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Meet the Author: Tricia Levenseller

Initially from a small town in Oregon, Tricia now lives next to the Rocky Mountains with her bossy dog, Rosy. She received her degree in English Language and editing and is thrilled that she never has to read a textbook again. When she’s not writing or reading, Tricia enjoys putting together jigsaw puzzles, playing volleyball, and watching shows … Continue reading

Meet the Author: S. Jae-Jones
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Meet the Author: S. Jae-Jones

S. Jae-Jones, called JJ, is a voracious and indiscriminate reader, an avid traveller, and something of an adrenaline junkie. Born and raised in sunny Los Angeles, she lived in New York City for ten years before relocating down to Dixie, where she is comfortably growing fat on grits and barbecue. When not writing, she can be found rock-climbing, skydiving, taking photographs, … Continue reading

Meet the Author: Elly Blake
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Meet the Author: Elly Blake

Elly Blake loves fairy tales, old houses, and owls. After earning a BA in English literature, she held a series of seemingly random jobs, including project manager, customs clerk, graphic designer, reporter for a local business magazine, and library assistant. She lives in Southwestern Ontario with her husband, kids, and a Siberian Husky mix who … Continue reading

Meet the Author: Breeana Shields
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Meet the Author: Breeana Shields

Breeana Shields graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English Literature. She lives in the Pacific Northwest where it drizzles, rains or pours nine months of the year, but then transforms into paradise during the other three. She’s willing to make the trade-off. Breeana’s debut novel, POISON’S KISS (Random House, January 10, 2017) is a Young Adult … Continue reading