Books by Susane Colasanti

CITY LOVE by Susane Colasanti
Released: April 21, 2015

"Smart girl chick-lit. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Three teenage girls take on the Big Apple when they share an apartment during the summer before freshman year in college. Read full book review >
ALL I NEED by Susane Colasanti
Released: May 21, 2013

"Grab your blankets and sunscreen now: This is an ideal summer beach book. (Romance. 13 & up)"
An unlikely young couple finds true love during summer break—but can it withstand their different lives? Read full book review >
KEEP HOLDING ON by Susane Colasanti
Released: June 14, 2012

"Emotionally satisfying from beginning to end. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
If Noelle can just hold on until graduation, she might finally escape the school bullies and her neglectful mother. But when the bullying goes too far, she must choose whether to run away or finally stand up for herself. Read full book review >
SO MUCH CLOSER by Susane Colasanti
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 3, 2011

"The escapist setting at least partially makes up for flat characters and a rather ludicrous plot. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
In a voice that is alternately clichéd, naive and spot-on, high-school junior Brooke narrates a novel that explores familiar territory about teenage angst. Read full book review >
SOMETHING LIKE FATE by Susane Colasanti
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2010

"Despite her suffering, she is determined to hang on to her fated relationship with Jason, which will resonate with readers attracted to bittersweet and tear-jerking romances. (Fiction. YA)"
Lani, a reserved, grounded Taurus, and Erin, an outgoing, mercurial Leo, are best friends who couldn't be more different. Read full book review >
WAITING FOR YOU by Susane Colasanti
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2009

"Chick lit for girls who think. (Fiction. YA)"
Marisa spent freshman year grappling with anxiety disorder and depression. Read full book review >
TAKE ME THERE by Susane Colasanti
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2008

"But the incest and abuse elements feel contrived, with seemingly quick fixes near the end that don't do justice to the difficulties faced in real life. (Fiction. YA)"
The voices of three friends at a Manhattan magnet school give different viewpoints about a May week in this enjoyable, if predictable, novel. Read full book review >
WHEN IT HAPPENS by Susane Colasanti
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

"Like Sarah Dessen, Colasanti knows how teens operate. (Fiction. YA)"
Sara is practicing creative visualization to achieve her goals during senior year; Tobey is practicing in his garage band. Read full book review >