Karen Lee-Thorp is the author of more than seventy small-group study guides and Bible studies, from the LifeChange series to the Daniel Plan to video discussion guides with Lysa TerKeurst and Ann Voskamp. She also leads small groups at her local church. Her books include Why Beauty Matters, The Story of Stories, and A Compact Guide to the Christian Life. She holds a BA in history from Yale University. Karen lives with her husband in Southern California.