is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the SHATTER ME series and the upcoming FURTHERMORE (on shelves August 30, 2016). She was born in a small city somewhere in Connecticut and currently resides in Santa Monica, California, where she drinks too much caffeine and finds the weather to be just a little too perfect for her taste.

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