Amy Ewing earned her MFA in Writing for Children at the New School and received her BFA at New York University. The Jewel started off as a thesis project but became her debut novel, the first in a New York Times bestselling trilogy. The other books are The White Rose and The Black Key. She lives in New York City. Visit Amy online at www.amyewingbooks.com or on Twitter @AmyEwingBooks.
"With its taut, provocative plot and irresistible characters, THE JEWEL had me tearing through pages right up to the final, startling twist. I need the next book now!" -- Andrea Cremer, international bestselling author of The Nightshade Series"Will have fans of Oliver's Delirium, Cass' The Selection, and DeStefano's Wither breathless with anticipation for the sequel." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"Ewing writes a fast-paced story that takes readers into the inner workings of a society that is obsessed with power and perfection." -- School Library Journal"Excellent world building... skillful descriptions." -- Booklist (starred review)