The Authors

Brodi Ashton

Brodi Ashton is the author of the EVERNEATH trilogy. and  DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY with Balzer and Bray and MY LADY JANE and MY PLAIN JANE with HarperTeen. She received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Utah and a master's degree in international relations from the London School of Economics. Brodi has an active following on her blog, which can be found at She lives in Utah with her family. Follow her on Twitter at @brodiashton.

Cynthia Hand

Cynthia Hand is the New York Times bestselling author of several books for teens, including the UNEARTHLY trilogy, THE LAST TIME WE SAY GOODBYE, MY LADY JANE (with fellow authors Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows), THE AFTERLIFE OF HOLLY CHASE,  MY PLAIN JANE (also with Ashton and Meadows) and THE HOW AND THE WHY. Before turning to writing for young adults, she studied literary fiction and earned both an M.F.A. and a Ph.D. in fiction writing (but don't call her Dr. Hand, because that's a cartoon super villain.) She currently resides in Boise, Idaho, with a husband who loves typewriters as much as she does, two cats, two kids, a crazy puppy, and an entourage of imaginary friends. Find her at or @CynthiaHand on Twitter.

Jodi Meadows

Jodi Meadows wants to be a ferret when she grows up and she has no self-control when it comes to yarn, ink, or outer space. Still, she manages to write books. She is the author of the INCARNATE Trilogy, the ORPHAN QUEEN Duology, and the FALLEN ISLES Trilogy (HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen), and a coauthor of MY LADY JANE and MY PLAIN JANE (HarperTeen). Visit her at

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