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Book:  What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen Author: Kate Fagan Author Bio: "Kate Fagan is a columnist and feature writer for ESPNW, ESPN.com, and ESPN The Magazine. She is also a regular panelist on ESPN's Around the Horn and can also be seen on Outside the Lines. Previously, Fagan spent three seasons covering the 76ers for the Philadelphia Inquirer. She lives in Brooklyn, New York." (Source: bykatefagan.com)     Fan Question #1, Maggie Lynn, what made telling Madison’s story so appealing to you?   I had lived in Philadelphia for three years, had struggled to play college sports, and had an older sister who...

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Book: Vision Collision Author: Reagan Nevels   Author Bio:  Reagan B. Nevels is a fun, bubbly 12-year old girl. She is a 7th-grade honor student and loves school. Her hobbies include dance, traveling, piano, writing, sewing, tennis, and singing. She is a Christian and spends a lot of time in church where she serves as a Sunday School teacher for ages 3-11. Reagan also participates in many educational and philanthropic activities sponsored by Jack and Jill of America, Inc. When she has free time, she loves traveling to spread inspiration as well as spending it with her family and friends....

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Book: The Vestige Author: Caroline George Author Bio: Caroline George commits her time and energy to telling stories in their many forms. A Belmont University graduate with a double-major in publishing and public relations, Caroline aims to pursue a career committed to helping authors, publishers and organizations project their stories to their publics. She spends her time agenting, writing for various magazines and authoring young adult fiction books (her current publications include “The Prime Way Trilogy” and “The Vestige”). She considers herself a not-so-southern Georgia peach, coffee-junkie and delights in being best known for writing the phrase, “Coffee first. Save...

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Book: Defiant  Author: Janine Shepherd Author Bio: Janine Shepherd’s story will take you on a journey from the pinnacle of elite athletics competition (the Australian Olympic team) to the pain and fear of being wheelchair- bound and facing the shattering reality of life-threatening and permanent injury. You’ll experience how she rehabilitated her broken body as a paraplegic into becoming a licensed commercial pilot from the struggle of taking one difficult step at a time on a long road to recovery which continues to this day. A gifted storyteller, Janine uses her wit, humor, and impeccable timing to engage the audience....

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Katharine McGee is the author of the New York Times bestselling Thousandth Floor series. She studied English and French literature at Princeton University and has an MBA from Stanford. It was during her years in New York, working as an editor by day and writing by night, that she began a manuscript about life in a futuristic skyscraper.
Katharine lives with her husband in her hometown of Houston, Texas.

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