Donna Tesiero is the author of The Choosing Time, a young adult historical novel set in 16th century France, about a young maid of honor and a war veteran at King Francis I's court who must make difficult choices in a time of great social upheaval. Kirkus Reviews calls it "A smart, entertaining YA historical novel." Donna loves to read history and historical fiction. When she isn't writing young adult historical fiction, she is a teacher, lawyer, and mother of four. She lives in Massachusetts.