Janci Patterson writes young adult science fiction and fantasy, romantic comedy, and epic fantasy.She has co-authored many books, including the sixth book in the Alcatraz vs the Evil Librarian series and the Skyward Flight collection with Brandon Sanderson.  Janci and Brandon will be continuing the Skyward universe with a new co-authored trilogy, debuting in 2025.  As a hybrid author, Janci has published forty books both independently and traditionally. She lives in Orem, Utah with her husband, two children, and her energetic bordie collie. In her spare time, she plays games of all kinds, customizes barbie dolls, and watches too much reality TV.