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Amanda Maciel


Amanda Maciel

Amanda Maciel has worked in book publishing since graduating from Mount Holyoke College and is currently a senior editor at Scholastic. She spends her free time writing, running, or riding the subway with her young son. She lives with him, her husband, and their cat, Ruby, in Brooklyn, New York. TEASE is her first novel.

Amanda Maciel

Books by Amanda Maciel

by Amanda Maciel - Crime, Fiction, Mystery, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

Rosie is a beautiful girl --- and it’s always been enough. But it’s the start of a new school year and she begins to realize that she wants to be more. Namely, she’s determined to be better to her best friend, Maddie. But someone even more interesting has moved to town: Alex, who became famous after he stopped a classmate from carrying out a shooting. Rosie is drawn to Alex and she is surprised to discover that he seems to see more to her than her beauty. Then at a party one night, in the midst of a devastating storm, something happens that tears apart Rosie’s life and sets her on a journey of self-discovery that forces her to face uncomfortable truths about reputation, identity and what it means to be a true friend.

by Amanda Maciel - Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Emma Putnam is dead, and it's all Sara Wharton's fault. At least, that's what everyone seems to think. Sara, along with her best friend and three other classmates, has been criminally charged for the bullying that led to Emma's shocking suicide. Now Sara is forced to reflect on the events that brought her to this moment --- and consider her own role in the tragedy. And she'll have to find a way to move forward, even when it feels like her own life is over.