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Adele Griffin

Biography

Adele Griffin

Adele Griffin is a two-time National Book Award Finalist and highly acclaimed author of numerous books for Young Adult and middle grade readers. Her works include SONS OF LIBERTY and WHERE I WANT TO BE, as well as the popular Witch Twins and Vampire Island series. Her most recent thriller LOUD AWAKE AND LOST will be out this fall from Knopf.

Adele lives with her husband, Erich, their two young children, and their dog, Edith, in Brooklyn, New York.

Adele Griffin

Books by Adele Griffin

by Adele Griffin - Contemporary Fiction, Family Life, Friendship, History

Lizzy Swift is a senior in high school, emerging from her nerd chrysalis to take her first gamble on the social scene. She braves a relationship with her longtime crush, Matt Ashley, and befriends the reckless senior transfer, Claire Reynolds. But almost as quickly, these delights are clouded by doubts. Sometimes Lizzy feels that she and Matt are soul mates; other times it seems he’s holding back from her. Claire won’t tell Lizzy the whole story of her heart-wrenching breakup. Lizzy wants Claire to confide in her, even as she keeps her own secrets from her new best friend. When startling revelations come to light, they just might shatter the bonds of love and passion, friendship and loyalty. 

by Adele Griffin - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance
Jean is accustomed to living in her glamorous older sister’s shadow. So when Gil Burke, a handsome newcomer with uncertain ties to one of the most powerful families in the exclusive enclave of Sunken Haven, notices Jean --- not her sister --- Jean is smitten. Then Fritz, a girl from outside the gilded gates who humiliated Jean in the Island’s tennis championship last year, meets Gil. The chemistry between them is undeniable, and she quickly falls for Gil herself. Soon the girls are competing for much more than a tennis trophy, with higher stakes than either of them can imagine.
by Adele Griffin - Youth Fiction

From the moment she stepped foot in NYC, Addison Stone’s subversive street art made her someone to watch, and her violent drowning left her fans and critics craving to know more.

by Adele Griffin - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

There was an accident. Ember knows at least that much. She was driving. The car was totaled. She suffered back injuries and brain trauma. But she is alive. That's the only thing left she can cling to. She can't even remember the six weeks of her life leading up to the accident. Where was she going? Who was she with? And what happened during those six weeks that her friends and family won't talk about?

by Adele Griffin - Family, Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Alex has it all --- brains, beauty, popularity, and a dangerously hot boyfriend. Her little sister Thea wants it all, and she's stepped up her game to get it. Even if it means spinning the truth to win the attention she deserves. Even if it means uncovering a shocking secret her older sister never wanted to share. Even if it means crying wolf.

by Adele Griffin - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

When 17-year-old Jamie arrives on the idyllic island of Little Bly to work as a summer au pair, she is stunned to learn of the horror that precedes her. Seeking the truth surrounding a young couple's tragic deaths, Jamie discovers that she herself looks shockingly like the dead girl --- and that she has a disturbing ability to sense the two ghosts. As the secrets of the house wrap tighter around her, Jamie must navigate the increasingly blurred divide between the worlds of the living and the dead.

by Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown - Historical Fiction, Mystery, Supernatural, Young Adult 14+

Jennie feels the tingling presence of something unnatural in the house now that Will is dead. As Jennie seeks the truth, she finds herself drawn ever deeper into a series of tricks and lies, secrets and betrayals, and begins to wonder if she had every really known Will at all.