Nicole Blades is a novelist, speaker, journalist, certified personal trainer. She started at Essence magazine, later co-founded the online magazine SheNetworks, and worked as an editor at ESPN and Women’s Health. Nicole’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health, WashingtonPost.com, MarieClaire.com, and more. Her latest book, HAVE YOU MET NORA? is out now, along with her previous novels THE THUNDER BENEATH US and EARTH’S WATERS. Find out more at NicoleBlades.com.