Katharine McGee is from Houston, Texas. She studied English and French literature at Princeton and has an MBA from Stanford. It was during her years living in a second-floor apartment in New York City that she kept daydreaming about skyscrapers . . . and then she started writing. She now lives in Philadelphia. The Thousandth Floor is her first novel and The Dazzling Heights her second.
"Twenty-second century Gossip Girl-like fun. Sexy and engrossing!"--Melissa de la Cruz, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author "An unparalleled mash-up of romance, mystery, and science fiction unlike anything I've read before. Katharine McGee gives the speculative fiction genre a much-needed make-over with a novel that's as glamorous as it is fiercely intelligent."--Kass Morgan, New York Times bestselling author of The 100 "A gleaming future where a dirty secret still has pull on any human heart."--Anna Godbersen, New York Times bestselling author of The Luxe "Compelling and imaginative - I loved everything from the fascinating vision of the future to the scandalous lives of the characters."--Amy Tintera, author of Ruined "A confident debut, replete with romance, jealousy, and enticing future fashions and tech, McGee's story delivers more than enough drama and excitement to hook readers and leave them anticipating the next book in the trilogy."--Publishers Weekly "A clever construction, readers who love uncovering scandalous secrets will find themselves staying up late. This is a towering debut."--Booklist "This will be gobbled up by fans of "Gossip Girl." An excellent hook and familiar tropes make this title a likely hit."--School Library Journal "McGee has done her work in world building and character development to make a juicy, memorable future that readers will want to revisit."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "Katharine McGee's vision of glamorous twenty-second century teens makes for an addictive and compelling read that left me longing for the second installment!"--Alyson No l, #1 New York Times Author "The luxe lives of Manhattan's elite are even more extraordinary in Katharine McGee's futuristic, highly addictive page-turner. The Thousandth Floor will give you vertigo and leave you eager for more."--Cecily von Ziegesar, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Gossip Girl