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John Corey Whaley

John Corey Whaley grew up in the small town of Springhill, Louisiana. He has a B.A. in English from Louisiana Tech University, as well as an M.A in Secondary English Education.

He currently teaches at a middle school in Shreveport, Louisiana. In 2008 he was a semi-finalist for the Breakthrough Novel Award.

Genres: Young Adult Romance
Michael L. Printz Award Best Book winner (2012) : Where Things Come Back

John Corey Whaley recommends
Man Made Boy (2013)
(Man Made Boy, book 1)
Jon Skovron
"Weaves all things creepy and strange into a tale that is heartwarming and hilarious."
Drowning Is Inevitable (2015)
Shalanda Stanley
"A literary knockout with the loudest of beating hearts."
The Serpent King (2016)
Jeff Zentner
"The Serpent King is a book you won't be able to resist or forget. The Southern boy in me savored every syllable and the reader in me fell in love with every page."
Perfect Ten (2017)
L Philips
"An absolute delight to read."

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