Ellen Hopkins

Ellen Hopkins is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of fourteen young adult novels, as well as the adult novels TrianglesCollateral, and Love Lies Beneath. She lives with her family in Carson City, Nevada, where she 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.

Books by this Author

People Kill People
Our Stories, Our Voices
A Sin Such as This
Life Inside My Mind
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Boulder Bookstore
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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Shortcuts only cheat those taking them.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. The ability to play music completely by ear.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Jack Sparrow.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Rude drivers.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen), Come Together (Beatles), Lights (Journey), Renegade (Styx), Dark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd)

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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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