Rachel Huffmire's is an award-winning author who writes refreshing retellings with twisty plots and happily ever afters. Growing up in the middle of a wheat field meant she found plenty of time to read and dream. Her mom paid her a dollar per classic novel she read so, in a quest to amass a small fortune, Rachel read over 200 classics before junior high. In college, she worked at the Brigham Young University bookstore voraciously reading Shannon Hale novels behind the register while Brandon Sanderson and other internationally selling authors held book signings in front of her. That was when she began dreaming up plots of her own.
Rachel's debut novel was is a Whitney Award finalist, Swoony Award winner, and Deep Magic E-zine highlighted novel. Rachel currently lives in Southern California with her husband, three children, and a library of books that is slowly overtaking their house. It's not her fault, honest. When she's not writing, Rachel enjoys baking apple pastries, taking long naps, and wearing warm cardigans.