Books by Lauren Gibaldi

THIS TINY PERFECT WORLD by Lauren Gibaldi
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 27, 2018

"Penny's conflict about her future is believable, and readers facing similar choices should find much that is recognizable. (Fiction. 12-18)"
A summer theater program changes Penny's expectations for life after high school. Read full book review >
AUTOFOCUS by Lauren Gibaldi
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 14, 2016

"Adoption entails lifelong losses along with joys, but its hard questions and nuanced complexities are airbrushed from this affluence-cushioned world. (Fiction. 12-16)"
A photography-class assignment on the meaning of family prompts Maude, an adopted high school senior in Florida, to learn about her deceased birth mother, Claire. Read full book review >
THE NIGHT WE SAID YES by Lauren Gibaldi
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 16, 2015

"In the end, there are few surprises in this coming-of-age novel, but readers looking for a light but meaningful summer romance will engage with it effortlessly. (Romance. 13-18)"
A story of first love lost and possibly found again is told in chapters alternating between the present and a year in the past. Read full book review >