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Top 5 Authors Under 30

Feb 19, 2013

These five young authors prove you don’t have to be old to write a good book! Check out Kidzworld’s list of Top 5 Authors Under 30.

No. 5: Cayla Kluver

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Cayla’s debut novel Legacy was published by Harlequin Teen in 2011. Since then she has released two follow-up books.

No. 4: Paige Harbison

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The daughter of another famous writer (Beth Harbison), Paige has already released two books ( Here Lies Bridget and New Girl) and has a third planned for 2013.

No. 3: Kristin Cast

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Kristin is the daughter of author P.C. Cast. Together with her mother she is the co-author of the House of Night series, which includes 11 books.

No. 2: Veronica Roth

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Veronica is the author of the Divergent trilogy, for which she won the Goodreads 2011 Choice Award. Her first book is being made into a movie, set to be released in 2014.

No. 1: Samantha van Leer

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Samantha is the daughter of literary giant Jodi Picoult. The mother-daughter duo released Between the Lines, a book the two of them wrote together, in June 2012.

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