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Megg Jensen

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Jensen graduated with a BA in Medieval Histor from the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign. She currently resides in the Chicago suburbs.

Biography: Megg Jensen has been a freelance parenting journalist since 2003 and began writing YA novels in 2009. She owns 80 Pages, Inc., is a PAL member of SCBWI, speaks frequently at conferences and small groups, while juggling freelancing, volunteering, and family life.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Megg Jensen on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

ISBN: 9781461006954 OCLC: 744925176

Darkside Pub., [Illinois] : 2011.

Reychel is a slave girl sheltered from the outside world with no hope for escape. The night before her dreaded fifteenth birthday, her best friend disappears, leaving her to face her branding ceremony ... alone. She soon discovers nothing is as it seems when people desperate for freedom beg for her help. Can Reychel learn to believe in herself in time?--cover.

  Oubliette /
ISBN: 1463521391 OCLC: 746218488

Darkside Pub., [Illinois] : 2011.

Reychel thought she was finally free. She was wrong. Everyone saw her gift of prophecy as a blessing, but her gift is uncontrollable. No one alive can teach her to manipulate her unique gift and the answers she needs lie buried within a madman's journals. She's thrust in the midst of a brewing war and the only uniting factor for her people is their belief in the Prophet. Will Reychel learn to control her gift or will she be forced to deliver a false prophecy that could lead her people into a violent war?--cover.

  Severed /
ISBN: 1466497629 OCLC: 793109130

80 Pages, [United States] : [2012]

Reychel knows her gift of prophecy will lead to madness and now she is at her most vulnerable. The enemy army will attempt to sever her from everything she's ever known: her homeland, her friends, Mark, and her gift. Even at her weakest, she refuses to give up on her desire to end the war between the Malborn and the Serenians. Reychel would do anything, even come back from the dead, to conquer the enemy and reunite with Mark.--cover.

ISBN: 9781466224254 OCLC: 768761972

Darkside Pub., [Illinois] : 2011.

An adoptee raised in a foreign land, sixteen-year-old Lianne was content with her life as a handmaiden to the queen until a spell cast on her at birth activated. Now she's filled with uncontrollable rage and access to magic she thought had been bled from her people years ago. Even her years of secret training in elite hand-to-hand combat and mediation can't calm the fires raging inside her. Her heart is torn between two boys, the one she's always loved and the one who always ignored her. But when the kingdom threatens to tear itself apart due to rumors surrounding the queen's alleged affair, who will Lianne protect and who will she destroy?-- cover.