Bio: J.E. DiPalo is married with one son and two cats (they recently lost Furby♥ to cancer). She and her family live in Florida, where she hates the heat. She played cello professionally for over a decade, has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture, and appreciates a wide variety of humor, music, books, TV, and movies. Her enthusiasm for reading came from her father, which she now shares with her son, whose creativity fuels her imagination. In January 2016, her father Steven J. Newport passed away from Alzheimer's disease. Please support Alzheimer's research so our memories may live on.