Amy Alessio

Amy Alessio is an award-winning librarian with a black belt in karate. Her latest book is the co-authored work Pop Culture-Inspired Programs for Tweens, Teens, and Adults (ALA Editions, 2018). Her fiction includes the Amazon bestselling Alana O'Neill mysteries with vintage recipes. She teaches graduate-level young adult literature and webinars on book trends and social media. She enjoys helping authors find readers through her work at AuthorRx, and she is a romance reviewer for Booklist. She teaches workshops on midcentury foods and crafts to share her passions for Jello and jewelry. Learn more at

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Image for Excellence in Library Services to Young Adults, 5th edition