Neal Shusterman

Neal Shusterman

Name Neal Shusterman
Profession Young Adult Author
Date of Birth 1962-11-12
Place of Birth Brooklyn, NY
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Birth Sign Scorpio

About Neal Shusterman

Author whose young adult novel, The Schwa Was Here, received the California Young Reader Medal and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award. He has written multiple series of books, including the Dark Fusion series, Darkness Creeping, the Skyjacker Trilogy, and Star Shards.

Early Life of Neal Shusterman

He graduated from the University of California, Irvine with degrees in theater and psychology.

Trivia

He wrote several episodes of television shows such as Animorphs and Goosebumps.

Family Life

He was born in New York City and later settled in California with his four children.

Associated With

He wrote to Charlotte’s Web author, E.B. White, when he was eight years old, telling White that Charlotte’s Web deserved a sequel.

Nora McInerny

Nora McInerny

Name Nora McInerny
Profession Self-Help Author
Date of Birth 1983-12-28
Place of Birth United States
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Birth Sign Capricorn

About Nora McInerny

Self-help author who is famous for her 2016 book It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying is Cool Too). She has served as a contributing writer for Vox, Cosmopolitan, Elle, and Time Magazine, and founded the non-profit organization Still Kickin’ in memory of her husband Aaron, who passed away from cancer in 2014. 

Early Life of Nora McInerny

She earner her bachelor’s degree from Xavier University in 2005. She met her husband Aaron in 2010, and following his cancer diagnosis in 2011, began the blog MyHusbandsTumor, which eventually went viral. 

Trivia

She has hosted the podcast Terrible, Thanks For Asking. She founded the Hot Young Widows Club for those who have lost a spouse. 

Family Life

She survived her husband with their one child Ralph. Her father died in 2013, one year before her husband. She has one older sister. 

Associated With

Her book was favorably reviewed by actress Lena Dunham. 

Nadine Levy Redzepi

Nadine Levy Redzepi

Name Nadine Levy Redzepi
Profession Non-Fiction Author
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Portugal
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Birth Sign Taurus

About Nadine Levy Redzepi

Chef and author of several cook books. She is most recognized for writing the book Downtime: Deliciousness at Home. 

Early Life of Nadine Levy Redzepi

Her first book was released in October of 2017. She began posting pictures to her Instagram in September of 2013. 

Trivia

Her book was featured in the Top Picks in Cookbooks section at Barnes and Noble. 

Family Life

She has three daughters and married fellow chef and restaurant owner Rene Redzepi. 

Associated With

Her book was described as a “wonderful collection of everyday home-cooked meals” by Jamie Oliver and praised by Mario Batali. 

Norman Vincent Peale

Norman Vincent Peale

Name Norman Vincent Peale
Profession Self-Help Author
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Bowersville, OH
Age 95 yrs
Death Date 1993-12-24
Birth Sign Gemini

About Norman Vincent Peale

Minister and pop psychology author whose famous work, The Power of Positive Thinking, was heavily criticized by the mental health community. The book, published in 1952, remained on the New York Times bestseller list for more than 180 weeks.

Early Life of Norman Vincent Peale

He was raised in the Methodist faith and became an ordained minister in the church in 1922. In 1932, he left the denomination and joined the Reformed Church in America.

Trivia

He and psychoanalyst Smiley Blanton collaborated on the writing of a 1940 book called Faith Is the Answer: A Psychiatrist and a Pastor Discuss Your Problems.

Family Life

He was one of three sons born to Charles and Anna Peale. He later married Ruth Peale.

Associated With

He was opposed to John F. Kennedy’s presidency.

Holly Webb | Children’s Author

Holly Webb | Children’s Author

Name Holly Webb
Profession Children’s Author
Date of Birth 1976-02-04
Place of Birth London,
England
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Birth Sign Aquarius

About Holly Webb

Author of more than 100 books whose very first was called Becky’s Terrible Term, the first of what would become her Triplets series. Her 100th book was titled The Truffle Mouse.

Early Life of Holly Webb

She previously worked as an editor at Scholastic Children’s Books, working in lesser positions for the company beginning at the age of 15.

Trivia

Her Animal Stories series, which began with Lost in the Snow, is published in the US as Pet Rescue Adventures.

Family Life

She and her husband Jon have children named Tom, Robin and William.

Associated With

She and Jacqueline Wilson are both British children’s authors.