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Welcome - Mindee Arnett
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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. I’m the author of the The Arkwell Academy Series, a contemporary fantasy from Tor Teen (Macmillian) My debut Contemporary Fantasy The Nightmare Affair, the first book of The Arkwell Academy Series, and the Avalon series by  Balzer + Bray (HarperCollins). Be sure to follow the links to my twitter, Facebook, and tumblr. I love chatting with readers.


  • The Nightmare Charade is coming August 4, 2015.
  • Polaris is out now!
  • Avalon was picked as a best of 2014 by School Library Journal and Indigo!
  • The Nightmare Dilemma is out now!
  • 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