Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list names YA authors

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divergent veronica rothJohn Green and Veronica Roth joined J.K. Rowling on this year’s Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list.

The Celebrity 100 list measures earnings and fame to rank the 100 most powerful and popular personalities within multiple pop culture categories, including film and books.

Green and Roth collectively sold 8.5 million copies in 2013. Their success has been cited by researchers to the recent boom of interest around the YA category.

Roth, at 25, is one of the youngest additions to the list.

 

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Hebah Uddin

Hebah is a 21-year-old Muslim girl who reads a lot of books, writes a lot more, and wears a lot of (figurative) hats. As a result of being raised on a steady diet of foreign films and BBC period dramas, she now likes to think of herself as Charlotte Bronte + one of Akira Kurosawa’s samurai women. She’ll rap your fingers with her katana if you don’t mind your manners - or your grammar.

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