Kathryn’s love of storytelling began as a young girl when her dad told her about someone named Boo Radley while they listened to the film score of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. In high school and college, Kathryn focused on acting, poetry, guitar, and extensive journal writing. Years later, when she was in recovery from donating a kidney to her brother, inspiration for her first novel struck. She’s been writing darkly fantastical stories ever since. Her debut novel, BURNING GLASS, releases winter 2016 from HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books.
I had such high hoped for this book. Sonia was born an Auraseer. This means she is basically able to feel people's emotions and can detect deceit. Because this gift comes in so handy, all the Auraseers are sent to a place to train and the head one gets to serve the emperor. [...]