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Gabrielle Zevin

Biography

Gabrielle Zevin

Gabrielle Zevin is the author of award-winning books for young adults including MEMOIRS OF A TEENAGE AMNESIAC and ELSEWHERE. Her books for adults include THE HOLE WE'RE IN and MARGARETTOWN. She was also the screenwriter for Conversations with Other Women, which received an Independent Spirit Award nomination. Zevin didn’t always know she wanted to write fiction, but she has always loved typing. That comes in handy, because writing novels involves a lot of typing. A dog lover and Harvard graduate, she lives in New York City.

Books by Gabrielle Zevin

by Gabrielle Zevin - Fiction

A.J. Fikry's life is not at all what he expected it to be. His wife has died; his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history; and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. Slowly but surely, he is isolating himself from all the people of Alice Island . Then a mysterious package appears at the bookstore --- an unexpected arrival that gives A.J. the opportunity to make his life over and the ability to see everything anew.

by Gabrielle Zevin - Dystopian, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Life has been more bitter than sweet for Anya Balachine. Perhaps hardest of all, her decision to open a nightclub with her old nemesis Charles Delacroix has cost Anya her relationship with Win. But after a terrible misjudgment leaves Anya fighting for her life, she is forced to reckon with her choices.

by Gabrielle Zevin - Fiction

If Naomi had picked tails, she would have won the coin toss. She wouldn’t have had to go back for the yearbook camera, and she wouldn’t have hit her head on the steps. She wouldn’t have woken up in an ambulance with amnesia. She certainly would have remembered her boyfriend, Ace. She might even have remembered why she fell in love with him in the first place. She would understand why her best friend, Will, keeps calling her “Chief.” She’d know about her mom’s new family. She’d know about her dad’s fiancée. She never would have met James, the boy with the questionable past and the even fuzzier future, who tells her he once wanted to kiss her. She wouldn’t have wanted to kiss him back. But Naomi picked heads.

by Gabrielle Zevin - Fiction

Fifteen-year-old Liz Hall is looking forward to earning her driver's license, graduating high school and attending college. But on the way to help her best friend shop for a prom dress, Liz is killed by a hit-and-run driver. End of story? Not even close. In Gabrielle Zevin's witty and wise new novel, Liz awakens on a cruise ship bound for the afterlife.