James Christopher Frey (born September 12, 1969) is an American writer and the founder and CEO of Full Fathom Five, a transmedia production company responsible for the young adult series "The Lorien Legacies", the first book of which, I Am Number Four
(2010), was made into a feature film by DreamWorks Studios.
His two first books, A Million Little Pieces
(2003) and My Friend Leonard
(2005), were marketed as memoirs, but large parts of the stories were later found to be exaggerated or fabricated. His 2008 novel Bright Shiny Morning
was also a bestseller.James Frey in Wikipedia