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Maureen Johnson

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Maureen knew from an early age she wanted to be a writer. She went to high school at an all-girls' Catholic school and graduated from University of Delaware with a degree in writing. She now lives and writes in New York City.

Many of the adventures Maureen's characters face in her books are based on real-life stories. Maureen has traveled all over Europe, and is a Secret Sister to vlog brothers Hank and John Green.


Average rating: 3.78 · 194,596 ratings · 18,479 reviews · 26 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Name of the Star (Shade...
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Suite Scarlett (Scarlett, #1)
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The Bermudez Triangle
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Girl at Sea
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The Madness Underneath (Sha...
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Scarlett Fever (Scarlett, #2)
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Devilish
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The Key to the Golden Firebird
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“Writing is one of the few careers for which you essentially train yourself, the other two major ones being juggling and pickpocketing.”
Maureen Johnson

“Debbie had to get up and slice me a thick piece of cake before she could answer. And I do mean thick. Harry Potter volume seven thick. I could have knocked out a burglar with this piece of cake. Once I tasted it, though, it seemed just the right size.”
Maureen Johnson, Let It Snow
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“Claim whatever you want. Say you only want a happy family or a successful career or a big house. I say: no, that's not what you want. You'll settle for those things, but you really want a monkey that does your evil bidding. Pullman is a genius just for this.”
Maureen Johnson, The World of the Golden Compass: The Otherworldly Ride Continues

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message 1: by Lisa

Lisa I really liked 13 Little Blue Envelopes. Reminded me of my early traveling days. Well done!


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