Lisa McMann

Lisa McMann is the New York Times bestselling author of the middle grade dystopian fantasy series The Unwanteds, the YA paranormal Wake trilogy, and several other books for kids and teens. She lives with her family in the Phoenix area. Check out Lisa's website at, learn more about The Unwanteds Series at, and be sure to say hi on Instagram or Twitter (@Lisa_McMann), or Facebook (

Books by this Author

Dragon Captives
Dragon Bones
The Unwanteds Collection
Island of Dragons
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Get over it and ask, "What's next?"

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Napoleon. (Dynamite...not Bonaparte)

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Zombies. And fire. Zombies on fire would reallly do me in.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. penmanship

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I am fairly generous.

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