Selene Castrovilla is the award-winning author of six teen and children’s books. Her picture book REVOLUTIONARY FRIENDS was a Booklist Top Ten Biography for Youth. Her YA novel THE GIRL NEXT DOOR was a GalleyCat Best Teen Book. Her newest YA novel, MELT (Last Syllable Books, November 2014), is a brutal love story. Kirkus calls it “A fresh, emotionally complex bildungsroman of young American love that looks long and hard at violence, and at what can overcome it.” Read more about MELT and Selene’s other books at www.SeleneCastrovilla.com. Selene writes candidly about her writing life on her website’s blog, and also on her Facebook author page: https://www.facebook.com/SCastrovilla.