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Karole Cozzo


Karole Cozzo

Karole Cozzo is a school psychologist by day, a wife and mother of two by night, and a writer of YA romance in the wee hours of the morning. She loves camping out at Starbucks, breakfast cereal at all hours, and watching every movie made from her favorite YA books. HOW TO SAY I LOVE YOU OUT LOUD is her debut novel.

Photo Credit: (c) Kimberly Kunda Photography

Books by Karole Cozzo

by Karole Cozzo - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Sports, Young Adult 13+

Eve is used to being the odd woman out. As the only girl on her school's baseball team, she knows exactly how to put macho baseball players in their place, and she's learned to focus on one thing --- being the best pitcher she can be. But when a freak accident forces her school to be absorbed by the neighboring town, Eve has to contend with a new group of guys who aren't used to having a woman on their team. And the team's star pitcher, Jamie, has no interest in being ousted from his throne. As the competition between Jamie and Eve starts to heat up, so does their attraction to each other. 

by Karole Cozzo - Fiction, Retelling, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Alyssa has a job she loves, working as Cinderella at a theme park; a fantastic group of friends; and a boyfriend who will no longer be long-distance. But as the summer progresses, her prince becomes less charming and more distant, and Alyssa's perfect summer falls apart. Fortunately, she doesn't have to do it alone. With her friend Miller's support, she's determined to prove that she's more than just a pretty princess. And with his help, maybe she's finally ready for something better than dreams...Maybe she's ready for something real.

by Karole Cozzo - Fiction, Young Adult 13+
The party was at her house. The photos were posted to her Facebook account. That's all the evidence anyone needed to condemn Nikki Baylor for a cyberbullying incident that humiliated a classmate and nearly resulted in the girl's suicide. Now Nikki's been expelled from her old school, her friends have abandoned her, and even her own parents can't look her in the eye. With her plans for the future all but destroyed, Nikki resigns herself to being the girl everyone hates --- almost as much as she hates herself. But then Nikki meets Pax, a spirited wheelchair rugby player who knows what it's like when one mistake completely shatters your life. 
by Karole Cozzo - Romance, Young Adult 12+

When Jordyn Michaelson's autistic brother joins her at her elite school, she's determined not to let anyone know they're related. Even if that means closing herself off to all her closest friends, including charming football stud Alex Colby. But despite her best intentions, she just can't shake the memory of kissing Alex last summer, and the desire to do it again.