Ellen Hopkins

Ellen Hopkins is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of eleven young adult novels, as well as the adult novels Triangles and Collateral. She lives with her family in Carson City, Nevada, where she has founded Ventana Sierra, a nonprofit youth housing and resource initiative. Visit her at EllenHopkins.com and on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter at @EllenHopkinsLit. For more information on Ventana Sierra, go to VentanaSierra.org.

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What if you lost faith… in yourself? New from Ellen Hopkins, the New York Times bestselling author of Crank and Tricks!

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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Shortcuts only cheat those taking them.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Hillary Clinton

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I tend to be a bit impulsive.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Making a hugely positive impact with my books.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Hey. Nice. Awesome.

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November 17, 2008

If you read my books without reading my blogs, you might have a rather inaccurate view of who I am as a (yes, gasp!) “believer.” The characters in my books often question their faiths or wonder whether there is, in fact, a God. I was raised in a solid Protestant household, and my beliefs have evolved from that. Still, many a good church-goer would consider my views unorthodox, at the very least.

I suppose if any of my character’s ideas reflect my own, it would have to be Aunt J, from Burned. A favorite quote (for myself, and many of my readers) says, “God is love. I don’t think He cares about religion one little bit.... see more

November 17, 2008

If you read my books without reading my blogs, you might have a rather inaccurate view of who I am as a (yes, gasp!) “believer.” The characters in my books often question their faiths or wonder whether there is, in fact, a God. I was raised in a solid Protestant household, and my beliefs have evolved from that. Still, many a good church-goer would consider my views unorthodox, at the very least. I suppose if any of my character’s ideas reflect my own, it would have to be Aunt J, from Burned. A favorite quote (for myself, and many of my readers) says, “God is love. I don’t think He cares about religion one little bit. Live... see more

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