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Kat Helgeson

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Helgeson lives in Chicago.

Biography: Kat Helgeson creates content for social media channels by day and writes young adult novels by night.

  • """Say No to the Bro"
  • -- Illinois Reads Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2018

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Young adult readers

Kat Helgeson on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Gena/Finn /
ISBN: 1452138397 OCLC: 912356638

"Told through emails, text messages, journal entries, and blog posts, two fans of a popular TV show become friends online, but soon realize the bond between them is more than fan fiction in this story of friendship and love through social media in the digital age"--

Say no to the bro /
ISBN: 1481471937 OCLC: 960741736

"Two teens become entangled in a cut-throat prom date auction in this story that is equal parts dark comedy, high school romance, and timely social commentary; and loosely inspired by true events"--