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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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Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Myra McEntire

by Stacey Hayman Growing up in Northeast Tennessee and living in Nashville, you might assume Myra McEntire must love NASCAR and country music, but her readers know the truth. This author isn’t so predictable; singing R&B in the family car... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know . . . Wendy Delsol

by Stacey Hayman Wendy Delsol can lay claim to a wonderfully normal, but not quite typical, life. Born in Canada to proper English parents, middle-child Wendy and her two sisters grew up in a suburb of Detroit. Getting a bachelor’s... (Continue reading)

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Wouldn’t You Like to Know. . . Cassandra Clare

by Stacey Hayman How many people do you know who can claim they were born ‘a world traveler,’ and mean it literally? Cassandra Clare’s adventurous parents found themselves teaching in Tehran, Iran, for the birth of their daughter. Establishing residence... (Continue reading)

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