Missing You by Meg Cabot

Missing You

Written by Meg Cabot

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Another hit by Meg Cabot, one of two Cabot novels we feel should not be missed by teenagers this month. Jess has featured in the other Missing titles in the series but with her powers gone she doesn’t feel able to be herself but can friends get her to think positively again? As with many of Meg Cabot’s novels they’re real page-turners and this one is no exception.


Missing You by Meg Cabot

Jess is a shadow of her former self, her powers gone, Lightning Girl no more. But Jess knows her powers aren't the only thing that's gone: she's lost herself, as well. This is the fifth book in the "Missing Series" from the best-selling author of "The Princess Diaries".

About the Author

Meg Cabot

Meg Cabot is the author of The Princess Diaries series as well as several other novels for teenagers. Her books have sold millions of copies round the world - and two million in the UK alone.

Cabot was born in Bloomington, Indiana, to college professor C. Victor and Barbara Cabot. In 1991, Cabot received a B.A. from Indiana University.

Meg Cabot married financial writer and poet Benjamin D. Egnatz on April 1, 1993. Their wedding date (April Fool’s Day) was a deliberate play on her husband's belief that only fools get married in the first place. The wedding was actually an elopement in Italy. Her novel Every Boy's Got One is loosely based on her own elopement.

Before she published her first book, Meg worked as an assistant dorm manager at New York University. After living in Indiana, California, New York, and France, she now currently resides in Key West, Florida. with her husband and one-eyed cat, Henrietta.

In May 2006, the Harvard Crimson released reports that 19-year-old author Kaavya Viswanathan borrowed passages from Cabot's Princess Diaries series, and other books, to place in her novel How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life. Viswanathan's novels were subsequently pulled from the shelves.

Cabot has also written many books for teens, including The Princess Diaries series, which has won many awards, and her recently completed series, The Mediator.

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2nd April 2007




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