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Ellen Hopkins

Biography

Ellen Hopkins

Ellen Hopkins is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of 14 young adult novels, as well as the adult novels TRIANGLES, COLLATERAL and LOVE LIES BENEATH. She lives with her family in Carson City, Nevada, where she has founded Ventana Sierra, a nonprofit youth housing and resource initiative.

Ellen Hopkins

Books by Ellen Hopkins

by Ellen Hopkins - Fiction, Poetry

A gun is sold in the classifieds after killing a spouse, bought by a teenager for needed protection. But which was it? Each has the incentive to pick up a gun, to fire it. Was it Rand or Cami, married teenagers with a young son? Was it Silas or Ashlyn, members of a white supremacist youth organization? Daniel, who fears retaliation because of his race, who possessively clings to Grace, the love of his life? Or Noelle, who lost everything after a devastating accident, and has sunk quietly into depression? One tense week brings all six people into close contact in a town wrought with political and personal tensions. Someone will fire. And someone will die. But who?

by Ellen Hopkins - Family, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Young Adult 14+

For as long as she can remember, it’s been just Ariel and Dad. Ariel’s mom disappeared when she was a baby. Dad says home is wherever the two of them are, but Ariel is now seventeen and after years of new apartments, new schools, and new faces, all she wants is to put down some roots. Complicating things are Monica and Gabe, both of whom have stirred a different kind of desire.

by Ellen Hopkins - Young Adult 12+

Matthew Turner doesn’t have faith in anything. Not in family --- his is a shambles after his younger brother was bullied into suicide. Not in so-called friends who turn their backs when things get tough. Not in some all-powerful creator who lets too much bad stuff happen. But when a horrific event plunges Matt into a dark, silent place, he hears a rumble…a rumble that wakes him up, calling everything he’s ever disbelieved into question.

by Ellen Hopkins - Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Five very different teenagers are living their lives as best they can, but they all feel lost, in search of freedom, safety, community and love. The five stories weave together to tell a larger, more powerful story.

by Ellen Hopkins - Fiction

Kaeleigh and Raeanne are identical down to the dimple. As daughters of a district-court judge father and a politician mother, they are an all-American family --- on the surface. Behind the facade each sister has her own dark secret, and that's where their differences begin.