Beth Revis

Beth Revis is a NY Times bestselling author with books available in more than 20 languages. Her latest title, A World Without You, is a semi-autobiographical story blending the supernatural with mental illness. Beth is also the author of the Across the Universe series, The Body Electric, and the non-fiction Paper Hearts series, which aids aspiring writers. A native of North Carolina, Beth is currently working on a new novel for teens. She lives in rural NC with her boys: one husband, one son, and two massive dogs.

  • These Words Matter: Beth Revis

    These Words Matter: Beth Revis

    My latest book, A World Without You, is about time travel and mental health and delusions and friendship and love and family. It’s also about me. I didn’t mean to put so much of myself into that book, but scenes from my own childhood, living with a brother whose mental illness leaked into every facet of life, crept onto the page. One of the scenes that really happened was when the mother locks the sister in her own bedroom to protect her from the rages of the brother. That happened to me. I will never forget the click of the door lock; the knowledge that my mother was doing it…