Books by Allen Zadoff

I AM THE MISSION by Allen Zadoff
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 1, 2014

"A more dangerous Alex Rider for the older set. (Thriller. 13-17)"
An unnamed soldier infiltrates a teen military camp and picks up where his lost colleague left off. Read full book review >
I AM THE WEAPON by Allen Zadoff
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 11, 2013

"Fast, furious and fun. (This book was originally published as Boy Nobody and later retitled.) (Thriller. 14 & up)"
An unnamed teen assassin finds himself torn between a girl and his mission. Read full book review >
SINCE YOU LEFT ME by Allen Zadoff
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"Two reveals plus the lie's exposure surprisingly lead to relief for Sanskrit's soul; hopefully moral growth follows. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Funny and glum, neglected yet self-serving, Sanskrit Aaron Zuckerman ("that's my name, in all its confusing glory") trudges through junior year with a large, stupid lie on his shoulders. Read full book review >
FICTION
Released: May 10, 2011

"Though not a Broadway sensation, this mostly solid tale ultimately appeals. (Fiction. YA)"
Drama begets drama in this examination of relationships set against the backdrop of a high-school theater production. Read full book review >
FICTION
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"Is it worth humanizing one oft-slammed group—fat teens—at another group's expense? (Fiction. YA)"
Warm, witty prose chronicles a fat teenager finding himself while the text sacrifices other demographic groups. Read full book review >