The Authors

Brodi Ashton

Brodi Ashton is the author of the EVERNEATH trilogy. and  DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY with Balzer and Bray and the Lady Janies series 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 writes a humorous weekly column for The Salt Lake Tribune. 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 LADY JANIE series (with fellow authors Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows), THE LAST TIME WE SAY GOODBYE, THE AFTERLIFE OF HOLLY CHASE, THE HOW AND THE WHY, and WITH YOU ALL THE WAY, all published by HarperTeen. 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 sounds like a cartoon super villain.) She currently resides in Boise, Idaho, with her husband, two kids, two cats, an overly-enthusiastic dog, and a mountain of books.
 Find her at or @CynthiaHand on Instagram and 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, the FALLEN ISLES Trilogy (HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen), and the NIGHTRENDER duopoly (Holiday House). She is also the coauthor of the New York Times bestsellers MY LADY JANE, MY PLAIN JANE, and other books in the Lady Janies series (HarperTeen). Visit her at

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