James Patterson is an American author who writes fiction for young adults, adults and youth. He started his writing at the age of nineteen. They have made movies and T.V. series from his books such as: Middle School: The Worst Years of my life, Maximum Ride, Kiss the girls, Alex Cross and many more. He had sold 380 million books worldwide, and currently holds the Guinness world record for most #1 New York Times bestsellers.