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'Mara Dyer' author Michelle Hodkin talks her love of YA darkness and R.L. Stine -- EXCLUSIVE

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The holidays are upon us and you know what that means — quality reading time! So if you’re looking for a great book and haven’t yet discovered Michelle Hodkin’s The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer or its sequel The Evolution of Mara Dyer, carve out a few hours between opening presents and eating take-out. (Hey, don’t judge — no one in my family can cook!) Just to whet your appetite: Entertainment Weekly spoke to Hodkin about her YA debut, her experience as a lawyer, and the inspiration for Mara Dyer.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: The true story behind The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer is creepy.
MICHELLE HODKIN: [Laughs] It’s definitely inspired by [a real event]. There was a person who I met in 2008 and she started telling me about her daughter, who’d been in this building collapse. That’s not the law that I practice, so I couldn’t help her, but I took down her information. As she turned to leave, I realized that her daughter had been with her the whole time and I just was immediately struck by the sense that there was more to the story. A year later, someone said something that reminded me of that girl, so I called the number and it was disconnected. It was just like lightning — I was on the plane ride home from my brother’s graduation and I literally started writing on the plane. It was immediate — one day I was a lawyer and the next day I was a writer. READ FULL STORY

Watch the trailer for 'The Evolution of Mara Dyer' -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

Are you a fan of mysteries, psychological thrillers and the paranormal? Then check out this exclusive trailer for the The Evolution of Mara Dyer, Volume 2 of the deliciously creepy Mara Dyer trilogy.

In The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, Mara wakes up in a hospital bed with no memory of what happened to her or how she got there. She certainly has no memory of the accident that killed her friends. Still, she knows there must be more to it. When her family moves to a new state and she starts seeing hallucinations, Mara begins to question her sanity.

But Mara’s problems aren’t all a product of her imagination. The Evolution of Mara Dyer will see her begin to unravel the truth about her mysterious abilities, a truth that could prove to be deadly. Take a peak at the dreamy (and surprisingly racy!) trailer below: READ FULL STORY

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