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Crystal Velasquez

About The Author

Crystal Velasquez is the author of the Your Life, but... series: Your Life, but Better; Your Life, but Cooler; and Your Life, but Sweeter; as well as four books in the Maya & Miguel series, based on the television show—My Twin Brother/My Twin Sister, Neighborhood Friends, The Valentine Machine, and Paint the Town. She holds a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Pennsylvania State University and is a graduate of the New York University Summer Publishing Institute. Currently a production editor at Random House and a freelance proofreader, she lives in Flushing, Queens, in New York City. Visit her website at or her blog at

Books by Crystal Velasquez