Amy Reed

Amy Reed is the author of gritty, contemporary YA novels Beautiful, Clean, Crazy, Over You, and Damaged. Her latest book, Invincible, is the first in a two-book series, lauded as The Fault in Our Stars meets Go Ask Alice, about a girl who survives a terminal cancer diagnosis, only to get trapped in the deadly spiral of addiction. Amy lives in North Carolina with her husband and daughter.

  • These Words Matter: Amy Reed

    These Words Matter: Amy Reed

    Reading was important to me from a very young age. It was the special thing my father and I did together, it gave me friends, and it took me away from my sometimes less-than-ideal childhood. I remember always being a reader, and there is no one book that stands out as the one that made me that way. Instead, there are an assortment of worlds, characters and memories that all meld into each other to create the beloved literary world of my childhood. What surprises me about this world is that it looks nothing like the worlds of the books I write now. My work is gritty contemporary, but as…