Amanda Hocking lives in Minnesota, had never sold a book before April 2010 and has now sold her millionth. She is now 'the most spectacular example of an author striking gold through ebooks' according to the Observer. In her own words, Amanda is an obsessive Tweeter, John Hughes mourner, Batman devotee, Muppets activist and unicorn enthusiast. Her books include the Trylle trilogy, the Kanin Chronicles the Watersong series and the Valkyrie Duology.
Hocking is a paranormal YA favorite, and her latest does not disappoint. Readers will feel transported by this beautifully written story. -- <i>RT Book Reviews</i> on the Kanin Chronicles Returning to the troll world of her Trylle trilogy, Hocking explores another tribe of trolls in this first book in the Kanin Chronicles. The novel's lingering questions and the author's knack for cliffhangers are reason enough to anticipate the next installment -- <i>Publishers Weekly</i> on the Kanin Chronicles A paranormal romance as addictive as Twilight -- <i>Stylist</i> on the Trylle trilogy Drew me in and kept me hooked . . . It has action, mystery and, thanks to a feisty heroine and brooding hero, there's a good deal of romantic tension -- <i>Sunday Express </i>on the Trylle trilogy A fast-paced romance . . . addictive -- <i>Guardian</i> on the Trylle trilogy Her character-driven books, which feature trolls, hobgoblins and fairy-tale elements and keep the pages turning, have generated an excitement not felt in the industry since Stephanie Meyer or perhaps even J. K. Rowling -- <i>New York Times</i> on the Trylle trilogy