K.J. McPike is the USA Today bestselling and award-winning author of The Souls Untethered Saga. Her debut novel, XODUS (later retitled Souls Untethered), won multiple awards, including First Place Category wins in both the 2015 Paranormal Awards and the 2016 Dante Rossetti Awards for Young Adult Fiction, a category medal in the 2016 New Apple Summer Ebook Awards, and silver medals in both the 2016 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards and the 2016 Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards.
After growing up in rural Virginia, K.J. embraced the nomad life and has since lived in Spain, Thailand, Mexico, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Malaysia, as well as all over the United States. Somehow, she still hasn’t decided where she wants to settle down. No matter where she is around the globe, she is likely consuming too much caffeine and spending more time in coffee shops than her own apartment.