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Dana Reinhardt

Biography

Dana Reinhardt

Dana Reinhardt lives in San Francisco with her husband and their two daughters. She is the author of A BRIEF CHAPTER IN MY IMPOSSIBLE LIFE, HARMLESS and HOW TO BUILD A HOUSE. 

Visit her at www.danareinhardt.net.

Dana Reinhardt

Books by Dana Reinhardt

by Dana Reinhardt - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Seventeen-year-old River doesn’t know what to do with himself when Penny breaks up with him. He lives in LA, where nobody walks anywhere, and Penny was his ride; he never bothered getting a license. Before learning to drive, he does the unthinkable --- he starts walking. He stumbles upon a support group for teens with various addictions. He fakes his way into the meetings and begins to connect with an amazing girl. River wants to tell the truth, but he can’t stop lying, and his tangle of deception may unravel before he learns how to handle the most potent drug of all: true love.

by Dana Reinhardt - Fiction, Young Adult 13+
Nell worships her older sister, Layla. They're one unit, intertwined: Nellayla. But Nell's freshman year on Layla's turf takes an unexpected turn. Layla is changing, withdrawing. She's hiding something, and when Nell discovers what it is, she struggles. She wants to support Layla, to be the good sister she's always been. But with so much at stake, what secrets should she keep? What lies should she tell?
by Dana Reinhardt - Fiction

Drew is a bit of a loner. She has a pet rat, her dead dad's Book of Lists, an encyclopedic knowledge of cheese, and a crush on Nick, the surf bum who works behind the counter. It's the summer before eighth grade, and Drew's days seem ordinary. Until one night after closing time, when she meets a strange boy in the alley.

by Dana Reinhardt - Fiction, Young Adult 17+

Finally, Levi Katznelson's older brother, Boaz, has returned. Boaz was a high school star who had it all and gave it up to serve in a war Levi can't understand. But when Boaz walks through the front door, he knows there's something wrong. Boaz is home, safe. But Levi knows his brother is not the same.

by Dana Reinhardt - Fiction

Following a life-changing year, in which her dad gets a divorce from her beloved stepmother and she loses her stepsister in the process, Harper decides to escape by joining a volunteer program to build a house for a family in Tennessee who lost their home in a tornado --- even though she knows nothing about construction.

by Dana Reinhardt - Fiction

Anna, Emma and Mariah make up a story about why they're late getting home one night --- a story that will replace their parents' anger with concern. They just have to stand by it, no matter what. Suddenly the police are involved, and the town demands that someone be punished. And then there is the man who is arrested and accused of a crime that never happened.

by Dana Reinhardt - Fiction

In this promising first novel by Dana Reinhardt, Simone's typical teen concerns are put in perspective when her birth mother contacts her, seemingly out of the blue. Simone discovers love, heartbreak, and a family history she never could have imagined.