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Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Mike Mullin

Stacey Hayman After reading this author’s books, readers might believe Mike Mullin is a dark, brooding kind of guy–they could not be more wrong!  Mullin’s strong sense of humor has been evident since his first book Captain Poopy’s Sewer Adventures was written... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Polly Shulman

Stacey Hayman   If you were aware only of her top-notch educational achievements, it might feel surprising to find our current author’s writing brimming with so much humor and imagination! Born and bred in New York City, Polly Shulman attended... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Lish McBride

Stacey Hayman Growing up outside of Seattle, Washington, Lish McBride, her two older and one younger brothers, had a pretty normal childhood—including parents who divorced, remarried, and still managed to torture their children enough to let them know they were... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Garth Nix

  Stacey Hayman As fantastic as his stories, our current New York Times bestselling and multiple award-winning author is the Australian gentleman Garth Nix! Nix is the second of three sons, born to a man of science and a woman... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Ruta Sepetys

Stacey Hayman   When you talk about our current, multiple award-winning author Ruta Sepetys—and oh you will!—you’ll want to pronounce her name correctly: Roota Suh-pettys. With an older brother and sister to lead the way, Ruta and her siblings were... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Tonya Hurley

Tonya Hurley left for New York City the day after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh—with a concentration in writing, music, and filmmaking—taking only a jar of peanut butter and her twin sister Tracy. Their first bold move was camping... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Robin LaFevers

  Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Robin Lorraine LaFevers (aka Robin LaFevers to teen fans, or R.L. LaFevers to her younger readers) grew up in the midst of seven, mostly younger, brothers and an eclectic assortment of household... (Continue reading)

Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Marissa Meyer

It’s true! Not only did Marissa Meyer finish the first draft of Cinder, her New York Times best selling book, during NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month http://www.nanowrimo.org/) but she also completed the first drafts of Scarlet and Cress (books two... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Libba Bray

by Stacey Hayman Being a New York Times Bestselling, 2010 Printz Award and 2012 Audie Award winning  author is impressive enough, but Libba Bray has the rarest of rare gifts–an offbeat sense of humor that appeals to teens and their... (Continue reading)

Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . John Green

by Stacey Hayman Multiple award winning and New York Times Bestselling author, and the 2012 spokesperson for Teen Read Week, John Green has long been legendary in the world of teen literature. But until the age of ten, John was convinced... (Continue reading)

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