Betsy Cornwell writes things. Her first novel, Tides--a young adult fantasy about selkies, science, and the fluid bonds of family and love--will be released on June 4th, 2013 from Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Her second novel, Mechanica & the Heir, a retelling of Cinderella, is coming soon from the same press. She will love you forever if you read her books. No, really.