Ginny L. Yttrup’s issue-driven fiction has received critical acclaim and her first novel, Words, won the 2012 Christy Award for Best First Novel. Ginny’s books are known for their messages of hope and freedom. When not writing, Ginny is creating jewelry and gift items for her online business Bookish Baubles. She loves spending time with her young adult sons, friends, and her dog Bear. She is an avid gardener, cook, and reader.