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Hannah Moskowitz

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in Silver Spring, MD, The United States




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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 · 10,073 ratings · 1,996 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Gone, Gone, Gone
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 1,985 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 1,802 ratings — published 2009 — 8 editions
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Invincible Summer
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 1,783 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 1,731 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Zombie Tag
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 224 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Marco Impossible
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 268 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Not Otherwise Specified
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 239 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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A History of Glitter and Blood
3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 91 ratings — expected publication 2015 — 2 editions
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Your Machine Anatomy
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — expected publication 2016
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 1,499 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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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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October 2009, Hannah Moskowitz
" 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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Hannah and 3 other people liked Katherine Locke's review of None of the Above:
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"Written with clarity, sensitivity and stunning prose, NONE OF THE ABOVE brings the needed story of Kristin, and her AIS diagnosis, to the YA contemporary genre. The reader sees Kristin prior to her diagnosis and so knows that she isn't defined by..." Read more of this review »
Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz
"What I love the most about Hannah Moskowitz books is that they make me feel . And I'm not talking wincing when something bad happens, I'm talking, the book ends and my heart feels like it's not there, like there's just a cavity in my chest and I..." Read more of this review »
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From what I understand the formatting of the e-arc is messed up: missing some scene breaks, pictures not showing up right, etc. Keep that in mind if you're confused...it is probably not your fault.

I wrote this book! I did not do the illustrations, wh
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Hannah added a status update: Hey guys--so from what I understand the formatting of the e-arc of A HISTORY OF GLITTER AND BLOOD is messed up--missing some scene breaks, pictures not showing up right, etc. It's probably not supposed to be as confusing as it seems. Keep in mind, please...
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A History of Glitter and Blood by Hannah Moskowitz
"I absolutely adored a History of Glitter and Blood, even as I can see why a lot of people aren’t going to like it – it’s utterly disjointed, weaving back and forth in time, while also being told by an unreliable narrator who is “writing” the story..." Read more of this review »
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"Have I ever mentioned that I love unreliable narrators? Well, I love unreliable narrators. And honestly, I can already see how much people are going to dislike this book and I'm probably one of the only few people who're going to enjoy it, but I h..." Read more of this review »
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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


Which book should the YA LGBT Books Group read for our August 2014 Book of the Month?

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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*

message 16: by Jaree

Jaree Francis

Free sample of the There's No Tomorrow

Christina Wilder Thanks for friending me, dude!

Your prize:

message 14: by Jessy

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!!! :)

message 12: by Naomi

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

message 11: by Sarah

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?

message 9: by Angela (last edited Jan 04, 2012 11:09AM)

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!

Sangr1a Thanks for your friendship, Hannah.
FYI, you inspire me! :D

message 3: by Neil

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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