Dr. Kimberly Young is a licensed psychologist, an author, and a speaker on Internet addiction. Since 1995, she travels nationally speaking on the impact of the Internet on individuals and families and she has written numerous articles on Internet addiction including three recovery books, Caught in the Net, Tangled in the Web, and Breaking Free of the Web: Catholics and Internet addiction. Her latest book, Internet Addiction: A Handbook for Evaluation and Treatment published by Wiley is the first guide for mental health professionals to treat the problem. She is a professor at St. Bonaventure University and has received awards and honors for her research. She has written creatively on and off since she was eight-years-old, mainly working on poems and short stories. While recovering from retina re-attachment eye surgery, she decided to pursue her creative writing more seriously. The Eighth Wonder is her first novel.