Lynn Weingarten is an editor and New York Times bestselling author living in Brooklyn. Her fourth young adult novel, Suicide From Beautiful Girls, was published by SimonPulse in the US and Egmont/Electric Monkey in the UK. It was on The New York Times bestseller list for five weeks, is a YALSA Teens’ Top Ten book for 2016, was on Vanity Fair’s list of Best Books for July, Paste Magazine’s list 10 of the Best New YA Books For July, The Guardian’s list of 5 of the Best in Young Adult Fiction, Amazon UK’s list Best Books of The Month: Young Adult. It has been/will be translated into Spanish German, Russian, Turkish and Portuguese.
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 Creative Director of Dovetail Fiction, the YA arm of Working Partners.
She can be found on Twitter and Instagram as @lynnweingarten .