Lara Avery graduated from Macalester College in 2010. She grew up in Topeka, Kansas, but is not yet sure where she lives. She highly recommends Indian chai, not owning more than you can carry, and listening to loud music. Anything But Ordinary is her first novel.
Alloy Entertainment is a creative think tank that develops and produces approximately thirty new books a year, which are published in more than twenty-five languages around the world. In 2009 and 2010, more than thirty of Alloy Entertainment's books reached the New York Times Best Sellers list. Its best-selling franchises include The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Gossip Girl, The Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, The Lying Game, The Clique, The Luxe, Private, and The A-List.