Order of Gilly Macmillan Books


Gilly Macmillan is an English author of crime fiction, mystery and suspense novels. She grew up in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, and also spent time in Northern California (where she worked in a cafe across from a bookshop). She studied History of Art at Bristol University and then did her MA in Modern British Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. Gilly lives in Bristol, England with her husband and their three children. (more…)

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Order of Jocelyn Davies Books


Jocelyn Davies is an American author of young adult novels. She writes the Beautiful Dark series. Jocelyn is also a book editor of children’s fiction. She studied English and theater at Bates College in Maine. Jocelyn lives in Brooklyn, New York. (more…)

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Order of Jeannette Walls Books

Jeannette Walls (Photo Credit: John Taylor)
Jeannette Walls is an American author of fiction and non-fiction. She is also a journalist, who formerly worked as a gossip columnist for MSNBC.com. Jeannette is a New York Times bestselling author. Growing up, her family moved around from place to place – living in places like Phoenix, San Francisco, Nevada and West Virginia. Other times, they were homeless. Eventually, in West Virginia, they had three rooms, no plumbing or heat, but they did have snakes and rats. Jeannette moved to New York City where she finished high school and worked at a law firm on Wall Street. She graduated from Barnard College in 1984, with honours. Jeannette lives on a 205-acre farm in Virginia with her husband, John J. Taylor, and her mother. (more…)

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Order of Charlotte Huang Books


Charlotte Huang is an author of young adult novels. She graduated from Smith College, and earned an MBA from Columbia Business School. When she’s not on the computer, she attends her sons’ sporting events and checks out bands with her husband (a music agent). Charlotte lives in Los Angeles, California. (more…)

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Order of Lou Berney Books


Lou Berney is an American author of crime fiction novels. He has also written screenplays and worked on pilots for Warner Bros., Paramount, Focus Features, ABC and Fox. Lou is a USA Today bestselling author. He has won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Barry, and Oklahoma Book awards. Currently, Lou teaches in the Red Earth MFA program at Oklahoma City University. (more…)

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Order of Colson Whitehead Books


Colson Whitehead is an American author. He has won the Young Lions Fiction Award and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award (for John Henry Days), and the PEN Oakland Award (for Apex Hides the Hurt). Colson is also a recipient of the Whiting Writers’ Award, Guggenheim Fellowship, and MacArthur Fellowship. He lives in New York City. (more…)

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Order of Matthew Quick Books

Matthew Quick (Photo Credit: Alicia Bessette)
Matthew Quick is an American author of fiction for adults and young adults. He grew up in New Jersey, and got his degree in English literature and secondary education from La Salle University, and his MFA from Goddard College. After teaching for several years, Matthew left his job to become a novelist. He and his wife, fellow novelist Alicia Bessette, live in North Carolina. (more…)

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Order of Anita Diamant Books


Anita Diamant is an American author of fiction and non-fiction books. She earned her B.A. in Comparative Literature from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and her Master’s degree in English from the State University of New York at Binghamton. After that, she moved to Boston, where she has lived since. Anita’s writing career began as a freelance journalist, contributing to publications such as the Boston Phoenix, the Boston Globe, and Boston Magazine, before moving to regional and national media like New England Monthly, Yankee, Self, Parenting, Parents, McCalls, and Ms. She is married with an adult daughter. (more…)

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Order of Laurent Binet Books


Laurent Binet is a French author of historical fiction novels. He is also a university lecturer. Laurent was born in Paris, France, and is the son of a historian. He graduated from the University of Paris with a degree in Literature. (more…)

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Order of Glen Erik Hamilton Books


Glen Erik Hamilton is an American author of crime thriller novels. He writes the Van Shaw series. Glen is from Seattle, and spent a lot of time growing up on a sailboat around the various islands and docks of the Pacific Northwest. He now lives in California, but returns home as often as he can to take in some of the rain. (more…)

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