Alex Flinn is the author of ten novels including Beastly, a #1 New York Times bestseller which has been made into a motion picture. She has four other fairy tale-based novels, A Kiss in Time, Cloaked, Bewiching, and her most recent, Towering, a modern retelling of Rapunzel. Her first novel, Breathing Underwater, was named an ALA Top 10 Best Book for Young Adults and is the only novel included in Liz Clairborne’s “Love is Not Abuse” dating violence prevention curriculum for schools. Her books have received honors including Best Books for Young Adults, Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, International Reading Association Young Adult Choices, and Junior Library Guild selection, as well as local and state readers’ choice awards. She is a non-practicing attorney who lives with her husband, daughters, and way too many pets in Miami, Florida. Her novel, Mirrored, a retelling of the Snow White story, will be published in 2015.