Megan Frazer Blakemore (Popular Fiction, Young Adult) is an author for children and young adults. Her Young Adult novel, Secrets of Truth & Beauty, was published by Disney‑Hyperion in July of 2009. It earned positive reviews including a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, which called it “a beautifully written coming of age story.” Her debut Middle Grade novel, The Water Castle, (Walker Books for Young Readers January 2013) has also garnered strong reviews. In a starred review, Kirkus wrote: “Weaving legacy and myth into science and magic, old into new and enemies into friends, Blakemore creates an exquisite mystery. … This one is special.” Megan lives with her husband and children in Maine where she is a school librarian. She graduated from Columbia with a degree in English and was in the first class to complete the Undergraduate Creative Writing Certificate Program. She earned her Master’s in Library Science from Simmons GSLIS.