Alex Flinn is a big fan of fairy tales and the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Beastly, a retelling of Beauty and the Beast that was selected a VOYA Editor's Choice and an ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. Vanessa Hudgens stars in Beastly, a big motion picture. Alex also created A Kiss in Time, a modern version of Sleeping Beauty; Cloaked, a funny fairy-tale mash-up; Bewitching, a reinvention of fairy-tale staples, including Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, The Princess and the Pea, and The Little Mermaid, all told by Kendra, the witch from Beastly; Towering, a darkly romantic retelling of Rapunzel; and Mirrored, a fresh take Breathing Underwater, Breaking Point, Nothing to Lose, Fade to Black, and Diva are among her other YA novels. Her family and she live in Miami. Alex Flinn's website is www.alexflinn.com.