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Susane Colasanti


Susane Colasanti

Susane Colasanti is the author of WHEN IT HAPPENS, TAKE ME THERE, WAITING FOR YOU, SOMETHING LIKE FATE, SO MUCH CLOSER and KEEP HOLDING ON. Susane has a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Astrophysics/Earth and Space Science with a minor in psychology. She has a master’s degree from New York University in Science Education 7-12, Teachers of Physics. Before becoming a full-time author, Susane was a high school science teacher for 10 years.

As a teenage Jersey girl, Susane felt like her true home was across the water in New York City. The Knowing began when she saw "Late Night with David Letterman" for the first time in junior high. The show always started by zooming in on the Twin Towers, friends she carries in her heart. She now lives in the West Village.

Susane Colasanti

Books by Susane Colasanti

by Susane Colasanti - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Friendship, Relationships, Romance, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

Sadie is trying to find the strength to confront a past family trauma and forgive the boy who broke her heart. Darcy needs to figure out how to make it on her own for the first time and finally accept the love she deserves. Rosanna's boyfriend might still be in love with his ex…and she can recognize the abuse of her past reflected in a girl who needs her help. As the summer comes to an end, will they learn to love themselves and support one another with a bond of sisterhood that will never be broken?

by Susane Colasanti - Fiction, Love & Romance, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Sadie, Darcy, and Rosanna are living together in New York City the summer before their freshman year of college begins. With no parents, no rules, and an entire city to explore, these three girls are on the verge of the best summer of their lives. Told from alternating points of view, CITY LOVE captures the moments in each girl’s life when everything is thrilling, amazing, and terrifying all at once . . . in a way it will never be again.

by Susane Colasanti - Friendship, Young Adult 13+, Youth Fiction

Sadie was convinced that Austin was her soul mate, but after discovering his secret she wonders if she even knows him at all. Darcy was all about fun boy adventures with no strings attached...until her ex moves to New York City to win her back. Things are getting serious with Rosanna and her boyfriend, but will she be able to break free of her past and let him in? With no parents, no rules and an entire city to explore, this is the summer that will change their lives forever.

by Susane Colasanti - Young Adult 12+

When Seth starts talking to Skye at the last beach party of the summer, it's obvious to both of them that this is something real. But when Seth leaves for college before they exchange contact info, Skye wonders if he felt the same way she did --- and if she will ever see him again.

by Susane Colasanti - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Noelle's life is all about survival. Not even her best friend knows how much she gets bullied, or the ways her mom neglects her. When her longtime crush Julian Porter starts paying attention to her, she fears that her heart eventually will get broken. But when the bullying of her classmate takes a dramatic turn, Noelle realizes it's time to stand up for herself --- and for the love that keeps her holding on.

by Susane Colasanti - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+

When Brooke discovers that the love of her life, Scott Abrams, is moving from their New Jersey suburb to New York City for senior year, she decides to follow hime there. Living with her estranged father and adjusting to a whole new school are challenging --- and things get even worse when she finds out that Scott already has a girlfriend.

by Susane Colasanti - Fiction, Love & Romance, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Lani and Erin are best friends bonded for life by a tragic accident. From the minute Lani meets Jason, she can't deny the intense connection they share. It feels like she's known him forever. But Jason becomes Erin's boyfriend. Lani is determined to ignore her feelings for Jason, no matter how powerful they are, rather than risk hurting her best friend. Will Lani be able to put her friendship with Erin first, or will she be tempted by the boy who just might be her soul mate?

by Susane Colasanti - Romance

At the beginning of her sophomore year, Marisa is ready for a fresh start. So when the handsome and popular Derek asks her out, Marisa thinks her wait for happiness is over. But several bumps in the road test Marisa’s ability to maintain her new outlook. Only the anonymous DJ, whose underground podcasts have the school’s ear, seems to understand what Marisa is going through. But she has no idea who he is --- or does she?