Marissa Meyer was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, home of Almond Roca and Stadium High School, which was made famous when Heath Ledger danced down the stadium steps in10 Things I Hate About You. Marissa didn't actually go to Stadium High School, but she did attend Pacific Lutheran University, where she earned her bachelor's degree in Creative Writing. She still lives in Tacoma, now with her husband.Cinder is her YA debut.
Rebecca Soler is a film and voiceover actress who won a 2009 AudioFile Earphones Award for her narration ofAfter by Amy Efaw. Her audiobook credits include work by authors such as Judy Blume, James Patterson and Sarah Dessen. Soler has also narrated the popular young adult seriesThe Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer. Her voice over credits include various video games, likeStar Wars: The Old Republic and Red Dead Redemption and television shows such asPokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. She lives in New York City.