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Jennifer Brown


Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown writes and lives in the Kansas City, Missouri, area with her family. She is the author of BITTER END and HATE LIST, which received three starred reviews and was selected as an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, a VOYA Perfect Ten, and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.

Jennifer Brown

Books by Jennifer Brown

by Jennifer Brown - Fiction, Science Fiction, Supernatural Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Nikki's synesthesia shades everything in view, transforming numbers, words and emotions into colorful clues. Which means she’s a dangerous commodity to anyone with something to hide. Nikki has already taken on the Hollises --- one of L.A.’s most powerful families --- for murdering her half sister, Peyton. Before she knows it, Nikki is on the trail of a cold case that couldn’t be any more personal --- the death of her mother. But when the web of lies and secrets she uncovers leads back to the people who have tried to silence her, Nikki must pursue the sunbeam gold of justice, or everything --- including her life --- will be lost.

by Jennifer Brown - Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Young Adult 14+
Nikki Kill didn't realize that trying to find out who killed Peyton Hollis would tangle her in a web of dangerous family secrets that would rock her identity to the core. But now that Nikki knows the truth, the all-powerful Hollises want to frame her for Peyton's murder. And now Nikki's only chance at escaping the cold black bars of prison or the crimson grip of death is teaming up with the enigmatic Detective Martinez and relying on an ever-shifting kaleidoscope of clues...
by Jennifer Brown - Fiction, Mystery, Young Adult 14+

To Nikki, Peyton Hollis, the ultrarich it-girl at school, was seemingly untouchable. That is, until Peyton is violently attacked and the only phone number the hospital finds in Peyton’s cell is Nikki’s. Suddenly Nikki is pulled into Peyton’s glittering, fast-paced world as she tries to unravel an unfolding conspiracy.

by Jennifer Brown - Fiction, Young Adult 12+
When a tornado devastates her Midwestern town, Jersey Cameron survives --- but loses her mother, her sister, and her home. As she struggles with grief, she's sent to live with her estranged grandparents. There, Jersey faces a new reality: that her mother wasn't perfect, and neither were her grandparents. But they all loved her, and can create a new definition of family. And that's something no tornado can touch.
by Jennifer Brown - Young Adult 14+
Ashleigh's boyfriend, Kaleb, is about to leave for college. So at a legendary end-of-summer pool party, Ashleigh's friends suggest that she text him a picture of herself -- sans swimsuit -- to take with him. Before she can change her mind, Ashleigh has snapped a photo and hit "send."
But when Kaleb and Ashleigh go through a bad breakup, Kaleb forwards the text to his baseball team. Soon the photo has gone viral, attracting the attention of the school board, the local police, and the media. In the midst of the scandal, Ashleigh feels completely alone -- until she meets Mack at community service. Not only does Mack offer a fresh chance at friendship, but he's the one person in town who received the text of Ashleigh's photo and didn't look. 
by Jennifer Brown - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Kendra has always felt overshadowed by her older brother, Grayson, whose OCD forces him to live a life of carefully coordinated routines. Behind the wheel of her car, with Grayson asleep beside her, Kendra decides to drive away from it all. But eventually she must stop running and come to terms with herself, her brother, and her past.

by Jennifer Brown - Fiction

Five months ago, Valerie Leftman's boyfriend, Nick, opened fire on their school cafeteria. She inadvertently saved a classmate, but was implicated in the shootings because of a list she helped create --- a list Nick used to pick his targets. Haunted by the boy she still loves, Val must come to grips with the tragedy, make amends and move on with her life.