Jennifer Niven writes both fiction and nonfiction books. Her novels for adults include American Blonde, Becoming Clementine, Velva Jean Learns to Fly, and Velva Jean Learns to Drive. Her first book for young adult readers, All the Bright Places, was published in 2015. Holding Up the Universe is her second young adult book. Her nonfiction books include The Ice Master, Ada Blackjack, and The Aqua-Net Diaries.