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Temple West

Temple West, author of the YA paranormal romance "Velvet," is as nerdy in real life as she is on the Twitter. Armed with a very shiny English degree, she spent four months in Oxford holed up at the Radcliffe Camera amongst the hush of ancient books and the rich musk of academia. Returning to Los Angeles, she acquired a concurrent degree in film, mostly as an excuse to write essays about "The Princess Bride" and "Hook." She can sew (poorly), drive stick (please fasten your seatbelt), and mostly...See more