twitter facebook tumblr goodreads email Mindee

COMING JAN 20, 2015

The Nightmare Dilemma


Hello! Welcome to the internet home of YA author Mindee Arnett. That’s me! I write Young Adult Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror. My debut Contemporary Fantasy The Nightmare Affair, the first book of The Arkwell Academy Series, is out now from Tor Teen (Macmillan) and the sequel The Nightmare Dilemma is coming March 4, 2014. My YA sci-fi thriller Avalon will hit shelves January 21, 2014 from Balzer + Bray (HarperCollins).


  • Avalon has been released!
  • Proxy, the Avalon sequel is out now wherever ebooks are sold!
  • The Avalon cover reveal is here! Check it out over Epic Reads.
  • The Nightmare Affair has been nominated for a YALSA’s Best Fiction for YA!
  • The Nightmare Affair received a lovely review from The Examiner
  • The podcast from my Reader’s Entertainment Radio interview is available for streaming and download here
  • Find out the in depth answer to where The Nightmare Affair came from here
  • Dusty stops by for a guest post at
  • Check out the official playlist for The Nightmare Affair here
  • The Nightmare Affair official blog tour launches Feb 18! Check out the schedule here
  • 01/10/13: eARCs of The Nightmare Affair are available for request over at NetGalley


  • Check out a fun, in depth interview on Diabolical Plots.
  • Read my You might be a sci-fi fan and you don’t even know it post on Epic Reads.
  • I talk about Doctor Who, Worldbuilding and Avalon over at Bookish.
  • Celebrating my debut interview here.
  • My Dear Teen Me letter is up. Find out the advice I would give my teen self
  • I did another interview with Dayton Daily News. Read it here.
  • I’m over at talking about bringing the teen in paranormal
  • Fun interview with lots of details on Arkwell Academy over at
  • Check out my interview at the awesome Literary Rambles
  • I drop a hint about Nightmare 2 in my interview with Supernatural Shark
  • Feature Friday Interview over at A.L. Davroe
  • Interview (and giveaway) at JeanBookNerd
  • Here’s my latest interview over at The Reading Cafe
  • Check out an exclusive author interview at here
  • See my dream cast for The Nightmare Affair over at Joie De Lire
  • Check out a feature on me from the Dayton Daily News here
  • Take a tour of my office and see some inspiration behind The Nightmare Affair here
  • I talk about writer’s block and all my fav things over at Chapter by Chapter
  • Check out my interview at the Paperback Princess here
  • I give tips on the dreaded elevator pitch over at Ink & Angst
  • Sneak Peek of The Nightmare Affair at Fiction Freak
  • Cover Interview at Gypsy Book Reviews
  • I discuss my road to publication at Chasing the Crazies
  • Talking about my inspiration for The Nightmare Affair over at Banshees, Books, & Baseball