Alexandra Bracken is the number one New York Times best-selling author of The Darkest Minds series and Passenger series. Born and raised in Arizona, she moved east to study history and English at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. After working in publishing for several years, Bracken now writes full time. Her work is available across the world in more than 15 languages and has been adapted for the big screen. Her most recent book is "Lore."