Melody Carlson is nominated for a Career Achievement Award in inspirational fiction by RT Book Reviews. The award honors an authors for his or her entire body of work throughout their career. Melody’s latest novel for teens is Never Been Kissed (Revell).
—Katie Hart
Check out more great articles

About The Author

Melody Carlson has written more than 200 books for teens, women, and children. Before publishing, Melody traveled around the world, volunteered in teen ministry, taught preschool, raised two sons, and worked briefly in interior design and later in international adoption. "I think real-life experiences inspire the best fiction," she says. Her wide variety of books seems to prove this theory.