About Me | Julie Cross

Julie Cross is a NYT and USA Today bestselling author of New Adult and Young Adult fiction, including the Tempest series, a young adult science fiction trilogy which includes Tempest, Vortex, Timestorm (St. Martin’s Press).

She’s also the author of Letters to Nowhere series, Whatever Life Throws at You, Third Degree, Halfway Perfect, and many more to come!

Julie lives in Central Illinois with her husband and three children. She’s a former gymnast, longtime gymnastics fan, coach, and former Gymnastics Program Director with the YMCA.

She’s a lover of books, devouring several novels a week, especially in the young adult and new adult genres.

Outside of her reading and writing credibility’s, Julie Cross is a committed–but not talented–long distance runner, creator of imaginary beach vacations, Midwest bipolar weather survivor, expired CPR certification card holder, as well as a ponytail and gym shoe addict.

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What People Say About My Books

Julie Cross’s thrilling debut is brimming with excitement, romance, and intrigue. I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough.
Beth Revis, New York Times Bestselling Author
I loved every. Damn. Second of Third Degree. Isabel and Marshall are so intense yet so lost at the same time, and that’s exactly what I love about this novel.
Emma Hart, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
I just loved these characters. I loved how Marshall dealt with Izzy, and how Izzy freaked out when she realized she had actual feelings for him.
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My Latest Blog Posts

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HALFWAY PERFECT cover reveal!

Finally a cover for HALFWAY PERFECT by me and Mark Perini!
Release Date: May 5, 2015
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Genre: Young Adult

Bestselling author Julie Cross teams up with Ford model Mark Perini to pen a poignant and gritty […]

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Join the Tempest Challenge!

Have you been wanting to start the Tempest trilogy but haven’t gotten the chance? Or maybe you’ve read one or two of the books but haven’t finished the series?

Or maybe you’ve read all the books […]

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In case you noticed my absence…

I’m spending the summer in southern New Jersey working at a creative arts camp. I’m having an amazing time watching these children (two of them came from my woman parts) grow and explore their artistic […]