Magaziner, Lauren

Lauren Magaziner is the author of The Mythics series, the Case Closed series, The Only Thing Worse Than Witches, Pilfer Academy, and Wizardmatch. She is originally from New Hope, Pennsylvania, and she currently lives in Philadelphia, where she writes full-time. Lauren is also a secret, undercover international detective, but don’t blow her cover. You can visit Lauren at


International Bestseller, Junior Library Guild Selection, Kirkus starred review, Indie Next List Pick, translated into 10 languages, and movie rights optioned to Nickelodeon.

3 Fun Facts

1. Lauren wrote the first Mythics book in 9 days… after thinking about it for 4 years.
2. Lauren once stuck her face in a faerie river of eternal youth in Scotland.
3. To write the pick-your-own-path series Case Closed, Lauren uses a giant whiteboard and five different color markers to plot everything out.