Lynn Weingarten is a New York Times bestselling author and Creative Director living in Brooklyn. Her fifth young adult novel, Bad Girls with Perfect Faces, was released on Halloween 2017 by Simon Pulse. Booklist said it is, “stylish, [and] edgy . . . readers will revel in the twists and turns.” And School Library Journal called it, “Gone Girl for teens . . . an intoxicating page-turner“. It is a Junior Library Guild selection.

Her last book, 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, was 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, Italian, 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, a new YA packager and sister business to the established packager  Working Partners. She lives in Brooklyn.

She can be found on Twitter and Instagram as @lynnweingarten