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Siobhan Vivian

Biography

Siobhan Vivian

Siobhan Vivian is the author of the young adult novel THE LIST, as well as NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL, SAME DIFFERENCE and A LITTLE FRIENDLY ADVICE, and the Burn for Burn trilogy, cowritten with Jenny Han. A former editor for Alloy Entertainment, she received her MFA in creative writing at the New School. She teaches creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh.

Siobhan Vivian

Books by Siobhan Vivian

by Siobhan Vivian - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+

Meade Creamery is the local ice cream stand founded in 1944 by Molly Meade, who started making ice cream to cheer up her lovesick girlfriends while all the boys were away at war. Since then, the stand has been owned and managed exclusively by local girls, who inevitably become the best for friends. Seventeen-year-old Amelia and her best friend, Cate, have worked at the stand every summer for the past three years, and Amelia is “Head Girl” at the stand this summer. When Molly passes away, Amelia isn’t sure that the stand can go on. That is, until Molly’s grandnephew, Grady, arrives and asks Amelia to stay on to help continue the business…but Grady has some changes in mind.

by Siobhan Vivian - Family, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+, Youth Fiction

What if your town was sliding underwater and everyone was ordered to pack up and leave? How would you and your friends spend your last days together? While the adults plan for the future, box up their possessions, and find new places to live, Keeley Hewitt and her friends decide to go out with a bang. There are parties in abandoned houses. Canoe races down Main Street. The goal is to make the most of every minute they still have together. And for Keeley, that means taking one last shot at the boy she’s loved forever.

by Siobhan Vivian - Fiction

When 16-year-old Emily is offered a spot at a prestigious art program in Philadelphia, she jumps at the chance to leave her hometown for a few hours a day. But it takes more than a change of scenery and a new group of friends to discover yourself. As Emily bounces between a suburb where everyone tries to fit in and a city where everyone wants to be unique, she struggles to find her own identity. And while the rules may change, pressures remain the same. Friendships can be hard to navigate. Boys are both deeply mysterious and utterly predictable. And the line between right and wrong is always a little blurry.

by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian - Youth Fiction

Lillia, Kat, and Mary had the perfect plan. Work together in secret to take down the people who wronged them. But things didn’t exactly go the way they’d hoped at the Homecoming Dance --- Reeve is still a total jerk. Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth, burn for a burn. A broken heart for a broken heart. They’ll make Reeve fall in love with Lillia and then they will crush him. It’s the only way he’ll learn.

 

by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian - Fiction

Postcard-perfect Jar Island is home to charming tourist shops, pristine beaches, amazing oceanfront homes --- and three girls secretly plotting revenge. None of the girls can act on their revenge fantasies alone without being suspected. But together…anything is possible.

by Siobhan Vivian - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+

It happens every year. A list is posted, and one girl from each grade is chosen as the prettiest, and another is chosen as the ugliest. Nobody knows who makes the list. It almost doesn't matter. The damage is done the minute it goes up. This is the story of eight girls, freshman to senior, "pretty" and "ugly."