Edward Bloor is the author of five award-winning novels including the million-selling Tangerine. He was born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey; attended college in New York City; has lived in the UK and in Boston, and currently resides in Winter Garden, Florida. Here is a list of his young adult novels and some of their achievements: Tangerine (1997) American Library Association Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults; Edgar Allan Poe Award nomination for Best Young Adult Novel; American Booksellers Association Pick of the List. Crusader (1999) Publishers Weekly starred review; New York Public Library Best Books for the Teen Age; Young Adults Choices Best of the Rest. Story Time (2002) Edgar Allan Poe Award nomination for Best Young Adult Novel; New York Public Library Best Books for the Teen Age. London Calling (2006) Bookbinders' Guild of New York Award; Virginia Readers' Choice Award nominee. Taken (2008) Florida Book Award Silver Medal; Sunshine State Readers Award Selection; Grand Canyon Readers Award Selection.