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Hannah Moskowitz

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Hannah Moskowitz wrote her first story, about a kitten named Lilly on the run from cat hunters, for a contest when she was seven years old. She was disqualified for violence. Her first book, BREAK, was on the ALA's 2010 list of Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, and her book GONE, GONE, GONE won a Stonewall Honor in 2013. She graduated from the University of Maryland in 2013, and now lives in New York City.

Average rating: 3.81 · 8,737 ratings · 1,749 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Gone, Gone, Gone
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 1,855 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Invincible Summer
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Zombie Tag
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 212 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Marco Impossible
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 218 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Not Otherwise Specified
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 23 ratings — expected publication 2015 — 3 editions
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A History of Glitter and Blood
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Your Machine Anatomy
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I'll keep it short and sweet, since nobody clicked on this to hear me talk--here's the cover for my next YA book, NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. I am unbelievably in love, and still freaking reeling that we found a girl who's Etta Etta Etta all over (look at her '70s clothes! and her ankles crossed in SUBTLE BALLERINA FASHION! and her eyes SEEING INTO YOUR SOUL).


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" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? HM: An unexploded bottle rocket. Waiting. In Calculus class. SS: What is your motto or maxim? HM: Live through this and you won't look back. What Readers want to know... SS: How would ..." ...More

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“History is a commentary on the various and continuing incapabilities of men. What is history? History is women following behind with the bucket.”
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J.K. Rowling has written about an adult Harry Potter in her latest post for her site, Pottermore--but it's not the full-length sequel that fans crave. What favorite character would you most like to read about again in a comeback novel? Vote or write

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The Year of Secret Assignments by Jaclyn Moriarty
“My father, I never knew, except for this one time when he threw a ball and told me to go fetch it.

"Dad," I said. "Am I a dog?"

"Lydia," he said. "I apologize.”
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“I don't want to die, but I wish waking up every morning didn't feel like such a fuck-you every single time.”
Hannah Moskowitz, Gone, Gone, Gone

“When you're grieving, the times you're happy are so much more tragic than the times that you aren't. Because being happy feels fake and it feels temporary and it feels meaningless. And hating being happy is a shitty way to live.”
Hannah Moskowitz, Invincible Summer

“My life is just something that happened to me.”
Hannah Moskowitz, Invincible Summer


Please vote for the YA novel you would like to read in July. Poll closes on June 21.

The Luxe (Luxe, #1) by Anna Godbersen by Anna Godbersen

In the self-contained world of young Gilded Age Manhattan socialites, Elizabeth and Diana Holland reign supreme. Or so it seems. Scratch the surface, though, and you can detect festering jealousies that threaten to topple them. Elizabeth suffers a more literal fall when her carriage overturns and she is carried away by the swift East River current. That's only the beginning of the action and suspense in The Luxe, the launch volume in a teen series by Anne Godbersen's.
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Legacy (Legacy, #1) by Cayla Kluver by Cayla Kluver

The first boy disappeared on the day of his birth, on a night when the pale yellow moon of the nighttime sky turned red and bathed the heavens in the ghastly color of blood, on the same night the Kingdom of Cokyri abruptly ceased its merciless attack.
Across the land of Hytanica, under the shadow of the crimson moon, infant boys continued to vanish. Not until the blood had faded from the sky did the disappearances stop and the bodies of the murdered infants were found outside the gates of the city, a final word from the greatest enemy Hytanica had ever known. For the next sixteen years, peace reigned, but one mystery remained unsolved. The Cokyrians had abducted forty-nine newborns, but returned only forty-eight bodies.

Now, as seventeen-year-old Princess Alera of Hytanica is besieged from all sides by suitors vying for the Throne, a teenage Cokyrian boy, Narian, is encountered within the walls of her Kingdom, a boy who will show Alera a world where women serve a purpose and not just a husband. As Narian helps Alera find her voice, she struggles against an arranged marriage that will shatter the life she has scarcely begun to live. And when Narian's shocking past is uncovered, and war with Cokyri looms once more, he must fight to defy a fate ordained at his birth.
  20 votes 29.4%

Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen by Sarah Dessen

After her mom vanished in a stench of drugs and alcohol, Ruby continued to live in the family house alone. Finally found out, the introspective teenager is sent to the luxurious home of her older sister, Cora, whom she hadn't seen in ten years. Everything there seems unfamiliar, uncomfortable, and supremely weird: her fancy new room; her lavish new wardrobe; the exclusive private school where she never quite fits in. Most mysterious of all is Nate, the friendly boy next door who seems to have a deep secret of his own. Another subtle character-driven teen novel by Sarah Dessen, the author of Just Listen and That Summer.
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  10 votes 14.7%

Paper Towns by John Green by John Green

Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life - dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge - he follows.
After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. But Q soon learns that there are clues - and they’re for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees of the girl he thought he knew.

Printz medalist John Green returns with the brilliant wit and searing emotional honesty that have inspired a new generation of listeners.
  10 votes 14.7%

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin by Ellen Raskin

The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance.
  4 votes 5.9%

Invincible Summer by Hannah Moskowitz by Hannah Moskowitz

Noah’s happier than I’ve seen him in months. So I’d be an awful brother to get in the way of that. It’s not like I have some relationship with Melinda. It was just a kiss. Am I going to ruin Noah’s happiness because of a kiss?

Across four sun-kissed, drama-drenched summers at his family’s beach house, Chase is falling in love, falling in lust, and trying to keep his life from falling apart. But some girls are addictive....
  3 votes 4.4%

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“So we dream on. Thus we invent our lives. We give ourselves a sainted mother, we make our father a hero; and someone’s older brother and someone’s older sister – they become our heroes too. We invent what we love and what we fear. There is always a brave lost brother – and a little lost sister, too. We dream on and on: the best hotel, the perfect family, the resort life. And our dreams escape us almost as vividly as we can imagine them… That’s what happens, like it or not. And because that’s what happens, this is what we need: we need a good, smart bear… Coach Bob knew it all along: you’ve got to get obsessed and stay obsessed. You have to keep passing the open windows.”
John Irving, The Hotel New Hampshire

“I am a student of love.”
Jaclyn Moriarty, The Ghosts of Ashbury High

“How do people, like, not curse? How is it possible? There are these gaps in speech where you just have to put a "fuck." I'll tell you who the most admirable people in the world are: newscasters. If that was me, I'd be like, "And the motherfuckers flew the fucking plane right into the Twin Towers." How could you not, if you're a human being? Maybe they're not so admirable. Maybe they're robot zombies.”
Nick Hornby, A Long Way Down

“My father took one hundred and thirty-two minutes to die.

I counted.

It happened on the Jellicoe Road. The prettiest road I’d ever seen, where trees made breezy canopies like a tunnel to Shangri-La. We were going to the ocean, hundreds of miles away, because I wanted to see the ocean and my father said that it was about time the four of us made that journey. I remember asking, 'What’s the difference between a trip and a journey?' and my father said, 'Narnie, my love, when we get there, you’ll understand,' and that was the last thing he ever said.”
Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

“Just tell me how to be different in a way that makes sense.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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Christina Wilder Did you know that there is A DEAN OFF HAPPENING and I think I'm winning?!??!


sha. {"go book yourself"} thanks for accepting my friend request
*throws candies and cupcakes*

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Jaree Francis

Free sample of the There's No Tomorrow

Christina Wilder Thanks for friending me, dude!

Your prize:

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Jessy Thanks for accepting me. :)

message 13: by Vinaya

Vinaya It is your Happy Birthday! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!! Look, I came back from the dead just to wish you!!! :)

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Naomi Thanks Hannah for your friendship!Invincible Summer made me cry at the end and wished for a bro like Chase.

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Sarah Thank you for your friendship! I loved Invincible Summer. :)

Wendy Darling Thanks for the friendvite, Hannah. There's nothing like bonding over drama, is there?

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Angela Thank you for accepting friend request.

Hannah Nathan wrote: "Thanks for the friendship Hannah.

I'll give you reps on AW or somethin'. (And read your books. I know, bitch gotta eat. I'm getting to them, I swear)"

Love it.

Nathan Thanks for the friendship Hannah.

I'll give you reps on AW or somethin'. (And read your books. I know, bitch gotta eat. I'm getting to them, I swear)

Maria Giulia Thanks for accepting my friendship! I liked "Break" and Chuck Palahniuk is my fav writer :)

Best wishes from Italy!

Morgan F Thanks for the friendship, Hannah!

Love Invincible Summer!

Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Hannah.
FYI, you inspire me! :D

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Neil Ostroff Thanks for friending me. We seem to have the same gritty style of storytelling. Check out my books at:

I think you'll agree.

William O'Brien Hi Hannah- Thank you for your friendship!
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date Feb.
Best wishes, William

Muugesan Hi Hannah, Glad for accepting me as a friend. Guess my age? No?.69. An established writer in Tamil for 50 years with many awards and rewards. Just a beginner to English poetry.If your curious you can visit http//Englizona.blogspot.com

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