Books by Lauren Barnholdt

THE HARDER THE FALL by Lauren Barnholdt
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Bright, bubbly fun. (Paranormal fiction. 9-12)"
Intrepid 12-year-old ghost-whisperer Kendall returns with a new ghost and new boyfriend problems. Read full book review >
RIGHT OF WAY by Lauren Barnholdt
Released: July 9, 2013

"An unsatisfying romantic road trip that doesn't go the distance. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Despite their breakup, handsome Jace Renault agrees to take beautiful Peyton Miller back to Connecticut from Florida on a road trip that is not only underfunded, but completely illogical on the parts of both characters. Read full book review >
GIRL MEETS GHOST by Lauren Barnholdt
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Funny and bubbly. (Paranormal comedy. 9-12)"
Life gets complicated for a seventh-grade girl just starting her first romance when ghosts that only she can see interfere. Read full book review >
Released: July 10, 2012

"Romance fans will find the conclusion satisfying even as it is refreshingly messy. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A teenage he said/she said caper. Read full book review >
FAKE ME A MATCH by Lauren Barnholdt
FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Ultimately Avery's spunky tenacity and upbeat attitude in the face of her many challenges will charm readers. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Thirteen-year-old Avery discovers having a new stepsister the same age can complicate life. Read full book review >
SOMETIMES IT HAPPENS by Lauren Barnholdt
FICTION
Released: July 12, 2011

"It's still chick lit, devoid of parental guidance, but it's lit that will probably deepen some chicks' understanding of relationships. (Chick lit. 12 & up)"
A seemingly relentlessly chick-lit novel grows into something deeper as Hannah just can't get her boyfriends and friendships straight. Read full book review >
HAILEY TWITCH AND THE CAMPGROUND ITCH by Lauren Barnholdt
FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2011

Hailey Twitch's excitement turns sour when her teenage sister's demanding friend joins the family on a weekend getaway. Read full book review >

HAILEY TWITCH AND THE GREAT TEACHER SWITCH by Lauren Barnholdt
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

The cantankerous Mr. Frisk doesn't stand a chance against precocious Hailey Twitch and her impish fairy Maybelle. Read full book review >

RULES FOR SECRET KEEPING by Lauren Barnholdt
FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

Beginning middle school with all its attendant drama feels sufficiently daunting for savvy seventh grader Samantha, but she soon finds herself in the midst of intrigue that runs the gamut from unrequited romance to shady business practices. Read full book review >
ACES UP by Lauren Barnholdt
FICTION
Released: Aug. 10, 2010

Shannon, 17, faces a dilemma. Read full book review >
ONE NIGHT THAT CHANGES EVERYTHING by Lauren Barnholdt
FICTION
Released: July 20, 2010

Eliza, 17, loses her possessions on a regular basis. Read full book review >