© Toinette Thomas https://www.etoithomas.com/ A self-proclaimed techie and foodie, Toi Thomas was born in Texas but considers Virginia to be home. She enjoys reading, cooking, painting, geek culture, collecting vinyl records, and spending time with her family. Currently working as a behavioral clinician, Toi and her husband share their home with a tortoise named Betty and a Redbone Coonhound named Margie. Toi writes clean adult multi-genre fiction ranging from science fiction to romance, nonfiction, and writes and illustrates children’s picture books. Toi Thomas is also the founder of Lit Carnivale and the creator of Carnie the Bookworm.