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Lynn Weingarten

Biography

Lynn Weingarten

Lynn Weingarten is a writer and book editor living in Brooklyn, New York. Her fourth Young Adult novel, SUICIDE NOTES FROM BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, was just released by SimonPulse in the US and Egmont/Electric Monkey in the UK. It was on Vanity Fair’s list of Best Books for July, Paste Magazine’s list 10 of the Best New YA Books For July, and The Guardian’s list of 5 of the Best in Young Adult Fiction.

Her previous books include WHEREVER NINA LIES (an ALA Top Ten Popular Paperback for Young Adults, a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, a YALSA Teen’s Top Ten Nominee and a Sequoyah Book Award Nominee) and THE SECRET SISTERHOOD OF HEARTBREAKERS (One of Kirkus Reviews’ Best Teen Books of 2011).

In the past, Lynn edited books and developed ideas for Alloy Entertainment. She is currently a commissioning editor/idea developer for Working Partners.

When she isn’t writing or editing, Lynn likes making stop animations, playing violin and going to Prospect Park to look for bats.

Lynn Weingarten

Books by Lynn Weingarten

by Lynn Weingarten

Nina was artistic, fearless and wild. She inked landscapes onto the soles of her Converse, and covered her tank tops in portraits of people she saw on the street. She was Ellie's big sister and favorite person. And then one day she was gone. Two years later, Ellie stumbles upon a drawing of Nina's that might just contain a clue of where to find her. So she takes off on a road trip with the one person who believes she's got a chance. Along the way, Ellie finds a few things she wasn't planning on. Like love. Lies. And the most shocking thing of all: the truth.

by Lynn Weingarten - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 14+, Youth Fiction

June and Delia used to be closer than anything. But one night a year ago, everything changed. June, Delia, and June’s boyfriend, Ryan, were just having a little fun. Their good time got out of hand. And in the cold blue light of morning, June knew only this --- things would never be the same again. And now, a year later, Delia is dead. June is certain she was murdered. And she owes it to her to find out the truth…which is far more complicated than she ever could have imagined.

by Lynn Weingarten - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Since she joined the Secret Sisterhood of Heartbreakers, Lucy's life has been perfect. Her only regret is that her best friend, Tristan, is still hurting from her rejection. As she searches for a way to heal Tristan's heart, she discovers unimaginable secrets about the sisterhood. Trapped in a group she no longer trusts, Lucy realizes it just might be better to risk a broken heart than to never fall in love again.

by Lynn Weingarten - Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Lucy is heartbroken when her boyfriend dumps her. But when three girls enter her life with a magical offer, Lucy can’t refuse. All she has to do is get a guy to fall in love with her in the next seven days…and then, break his heart.