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Katharine Coles

Adult

Utah's Poet Laureate from 2006 to 2012, Katie Coles' books include the novels Fire Season and The Measureable World and three collections of poems, The Golden Years of the Fourth Dimension,

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Ally Condie

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Ally Condie received a degree in English Teaching from Brigham Young University and spent a number of years teaching high school English in Utah and in upstate New York.

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Zombelina Dances The Nutcracker By Kristyn Crow, Molly Idle (Illustrator) Cover Image

Kristyn Crow

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Kristyn knew from kindergarten that she wanted to be an author when she grew up. She is the author of three funny and fabulous picture books.

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The Game of Lives (The Mortality Doctrine, Book Three) By James Dashner Cover Image

James Dashner

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Born and raised in Georgia James now lives in the Salt Lake Valley with his wife and four children. James started working with The King's English Bookshop shortly after the release of the first 13th Reality: Journal of Curious Letters.

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The Rider's Reign (Rose Legacy) By Jessica Day George Cover Image

Jessica Day George

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

A lifelong reader and writer of fantasy fiction, Jessica Day George studied at Brigham Young University where she enjoyed classes in pottery-making and Old Norse, and dutifully forced herself to sit through biology and math.

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You May Already Be a Winner By Ann Dee Ellis Cover Image

Ann Dee Ellis

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Ann Dee was born in Provo, Utah. She has eight older brothers and sisters who supposedly never made her get them ice water every ten minutes and never made her scratch their backs for a nickel an hour.She wrote a long story when she was in fifth grade. Really long.

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The Immortal Throne (Into the Dark #3) By Bree DeSpain Cover Image

Bree Despain

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Bree Despain is the author of the Dark Divine trilogy and the Into The Dark trilogy. Bree rediscovered her childhood love for creating stories when she took a semester off college to write and direct plays for at-risk, inner-city teens from Philadelphia and New York.

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Ink and Ashes By Valynne Maetani Cover Image

Valynne E. Maetani

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Valynne E. Maetani (pronounced Vuh-lin Mah-eh-tah-nee) grew up in Utah and obtained a Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania. In a former life, she was a project manager and developed educational software for children with learning disabilities.

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Hour of the Bees By Lindsay Eagar Cover Image

Lindsay Eagar

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Lindsay Eagar lives in the moutains of Utah with her husband and young daughters. She has a BA in English from UVU and is now working towards her BS in History. Lindsay is a classically trained pianist and an un-classically trained rock guitarist.

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Sky Jumpers: Book 1 By Peggy Eddleman Cover Image

Peggy Eddleman

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Peggy Eddleman is the author of Sky Jumpers (a Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominee, a Utah Beehive Award Nominee, a Nebraska Golden Sower Award Nominee, a South Carolina Children’s Book Award&nbs

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Spring Break (Daniel Jacobus Mystery #6) By Gerald Elias Cover Image

Gerald Elias

Adult

Order your Gerald Elias books through Monday, April 25, 2002, and recieve an autographed copy (while supplies last)! Author proceeds of all Gerald Elias books sold will benefit FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake.

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Emily Wing Smith

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Even as a child, Emily Wing Smith had overly thick eyebrows, a passion for writing, and a tendency toward attending odd schools.

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The World Belonged to Us By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator) Cover Image

Leo Espinosa

Illustrators

Leo Espinosa is an award-winning illustrator and designer from Bogotá, Colombia.

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Rosalyn Eves

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Rosalyn Eves is a professor of English living in southern Utah and is involved in the YA community there and across the country. Blood Rose Rebellion is her debut novel. Find out more at rosalyneves.com

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Not in the Script: An If Only novel (If Only...) By Amy Finnegan Cover Image

Amy Finnegan

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Amy Finnegan writes her own stories because she enjoys falling in love over and over again, and thinks everyone deserves a happy ending. She likes to travel the world—usually to locations where her favorite books take place—and owes her unquenchable thirst for reading to Jane Austen and J.K.

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Why I Lie: Stories (Western Literature and Fiction Series) By Michael Gills Cover Image

Michael Gills

Adult

Michael Gills’ first collection of short fiction, Why I Lie, was published by University of Nevada Press in 2002. It won a Utah Book Prize, was a finalist for the Arkansas’ Porter Prize and was chosen as a top literary debut by The Southern Review.

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