Justina Ireland lives with her husband, kid, and dog in Pennsylvania. She is the author of both full-length books and short fiction and considers words to be her best friends. Her books Vengeance Bound and Promise of Shadows are both currently available from Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers. Her forthcoming young adult book Dread Nation will be available in 2018 from the HarperCollins imprint Balzer and Bray, and her adult debut The Never and the Now will be available from Tor/Macmillan. You can visit her at her website: justinaireland.com.