Scott Westerfeld is a popular Young Adult novelist throughout the United States. He has written a total of fourteen novels and has more novels to be released soon. 
Westerfeld was born in Dallas, Texas on May 5, 1963 to parents Pamela and Lloyd Westerfeld. He has two older sisters, Wendy and Jackie. He went to Arts Magnet High School in Dallas, Texas and later graduated from New York University in 1988. In 2001 he married author Justine Larbalestier. They live in both New York City and Sydney, Australia. 
The Midnighters: The Secret Hour
The Midnighters: Touching Darkness
The Midnighters: Blue Noon
The Risen Empire
The Killing of Worlds
Polymorph Westerfeld also has a novel scheduled to debut October 6, 2009. It is titled Leviathan.