KayLynn Flanders is a graduate of Brigham Young University, with a degree in English Language and a minor in editing. When she's not writing, she spends her time playing volleyball, reading, and traveling. She lives in Utah with her family, and is the author of Shielded and Untethered. To learn more about KayLynn, go to kaylynnflanders.com or follow @kaylynnflanders on Twitter.
A Whitney Award Nominee A gorgeous fantasy that captivates from beginning to end, and a fierce heroine every reader will root for. -KATHRYN PURDIE, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Burning Glass and Bone Crier's Moon Beautiful writing, wondrous world building, and enchanting characters. This is YA fantasy at its most fun. -DANA SWIFT, author of Cast in Firelight Intrigue, betrayal, and magical battles follow as . . . Flanders injects humor and a touch of romance into this suspenseful debut novel packed with twists, turns, joy, and sorrow, and the first-person narrative runs the gamut of human emotion. The ending promises a sequel to an excellent start. -Booklist [Shielded has] affable characters and moves at a solid clip that will keep readers entertained . . . with its mix of magic and political intrigue. -Kirkus Reviews Weaving action, intrigue, and romance into a fast-paced tale . . . there's plenty to enjoy in this series opener. -Publishers Weekly