is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of books for children and young adults. Her first contemporary novel, A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA, hit shelves last fall, and DEFY ME, the fifth book in the Shatter Me series, hits shelves on April 2, 2019.

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