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Courtney Summers


Courtney Summers

Courtney Summers was born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada in 1986 and currently resides in a small town not far from there. When she was 14, she dropped out of high school so she could pursue her education. Now she writes gritty young adult novels. It is the best job ever.

Courtney Summers

Books by Courtney Summers

by Courtney Summers - Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Growing up on her own, Sadie's been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water. But when Mattie is found dead, Sadie is determined to bring her sister's killer to justice and hits the road following a few meager clues to find him. When West McCray --- a radio personality working on a segment about small, forgotten towns in America --- overhears Sadie's story at a local gas station, he becomes obsessed with finding the missing girl. He starts his own podcast as he tracks Sadie's journey, trying to figure out what happened, hoping to find her before it's too late.

by Courtney Summers - Social Issues, Women’s Issues, Youth Fiction

The sheriff's son, Kellan Turner, is not the golden boy everyone thinks he is, and Romy Grey knows that for a fact. Because no one wants to believe a girl from the wrong side of town. But when a girl with ties to both Romy and Kellan goes missing after a party, and news of him assaulting another girl in a town close by gets out, Romy must decide whether she wants to fight or carry the burden of knowing more girls could get hurt if she doesn't speak up. Nobody believed her the first time-and they certainly won't now --- but the cost of her silence might be more than she can bear.

by Courtney Summers - Horror

It’s the end of the world. Six students have taken cover, but shelter is little comfort when the dead outside won’t stop pounding on the doors. Six months ago, Sloane Price’s world collapsed; since then, she’s failed to find a reason to keep going. Now seems like the perfect time to give up. As Sloane eagerly waits for the barricades to fall, she’s forced to witness the apocalypse through the eyes of five people who actually want to live.

by Courtney Summers - Fiction

Regina Afton used to be a member of the Fearsome Fivesome, an all-girl clique both feared and revered by the students at Hallowell High...until vicious rumors about her and her best friend's boyfriend start going around. Now Regina has been "frozen out" and her ex-best friends are out for revenge.