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Maureen Johnson - Author

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors New York Times bestseller Maureen Johnson is the author of over a dozen YA novels, including 13 Little Blue Envelopes, The Name of the Star and The Madness Underneath. Maureen was named one of Time magazine’s top 140 people to follow on Twitter. Maureen Johnson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during a massive snowstorm. After a little dalliance with astronomy (she had a glow in the dark star chart) and archaeology (she had a little shovel), Maureen declared her intention to become a writer at the age of eight or nine or so.

Maureen has written several books for teens as well as contributing to various anthologies. In November 2009 Let It Snow (written in conjunction with John Green and Lauren Myracle) became a New York Times bestseller.

Maureen currently lives in New York, and was recently crowned the 2012 Queen of Teen in the UK.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Maureen Johnson

Reader ReviewedScarlett Fever
Maureen Johnson
Queen-of-Teens Maureen Johnson captures Scarlett's hectic and fluctuating life in this third story about the goings on at Hopewell Hotel, Scarlett's family hotel in Manhattan. Scarlett combines studying with working for the unpredictable Mrs Amberson and both bring constant upsets...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2014
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Reader ReviewedSuite Scarlett
Maureen Johnson
A hilarious romantic comedy set in New York City from the UK Queen of Teen. With a new job, new friends, and (maybe) a new boyfriend on the horizon,...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/11/2013
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The Key To The Golden Firebird
Maureen Johnson
A moving tale of love, loss, friendship and family complemented by Maureen's signature witty humour. Letter from the editor at Hot Key BooksIt is so exciting to be...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/07/2013
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