Children's and young adult author known for her novels Chasing Brooklyn, My Secret Guide to Paris, All We Have Is Now, and I Heart You, You Haunt Me.
She studied business at Oregon State University and proceeded to work in human resources.
Her favorite poet is Emily Dickinson. She once won a trip to Las Vegas by writing a poem for a radio contest.
She has two sons.
She and Maggie Stiefvater have both established careers as young adult authors.