Courtney Alameda is a veteran bookseller and librarian. She holds a degree in English Literature with an emphasis in Creative Writing from Brigham Young University. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. Courtney has worked for Barnes & Noble stores in Orem, Utah, and Roseville, California, as a children's department manager and as a customer relationship manager. She is currently a youth services librarian at the Provo City Library, where she has also worked planning and promoting the library's major events.