Jennifer Lynn Barnes

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Jennifer Lynn Barnes (who mostly goes by Jen) was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has been, in turn, a competitive cheerleader, a volleyball player, a dancer, a debutante, a primate cognition researcher, a teen model, a comic book geek, and a lemur aficionado. She's been writing for as long as she can remember, finished her first full book (which she now refers to as a "practice book" and which none of you will ever see) when she was still in high school, and then wrote Golden the summer after her freshman year in college, when she was nineteen.

Jen graduated high school in 2002, and from Yale University with a degree in cognitive science (the study of the brain and thought) in May of 2006. She'll be spending the 2006-2007 school year abroad,
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TWELVE is currently the last book in the NATURALS series… but I would love to return to that world and those characters someday and write more, if and when time allows. I have done a little bit of work designing the next generation of Naturals (which includes Mackenzie and Laurel, as well as the brothers briefly mentioned in TWELVE, plus two more), so I definitely know where I would take things...

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"When Jennifer Lynn Barnes isn't writing riveting novels like The Naturals, she's studying cognitive science and figuring out what makes us tick—the perfect background for penning her latest book, The Fixer, a Scandal-style drama about a teen who solves her classmates' problems. Read on for writing tips and character revelations!" ...More

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