Amanda Hocking is a lifelong Minnesotan obsessed with John Hughes and Jim Henson. In between making collages and drinking too much Red Bull, she writes young adult urban fantasy and paranormal romance. Her USA Today best-selling series the Trylle Trilogy has been optioned for a film, and the books will be re-released through St. Martin's starting in January 2012. She has two other young adult series out now - My Blood Approves and The Hollows - and a stand alone fairy tale, Virtue. Her next series is entitled Watersong, with the first book coming out Fall 2012. --This text refers to the MP3 CD edition.