Simone Elkeles

Simone Elkeles

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Simone Elkeles is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of novels for teens. Simone’s books have won many awards including being YALSA Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, being named to the YALSA Popular Paperbacks and Teens Top Ten lists, and added to the Illinois “Read for a Lifetime” Reading List. Simone also won the coveted RITA award from the Romance Writers of America for her book Perfect Chemistry. Simone is especially proud of the fact that the Illinois Association of Teachers of English named her Author of the Year.

Simone was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, where she still lives today. Simone went to the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and received her Bachelor’s of Science ther...more

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From acclaimed author Katie McGarry comes an explosive new tale of a good girl with a reckless streak, a street-smart guy with nothing to lose, and a romance forged in the fast lane The girl with straight As, designer clothes and the perfect life—that’s who people expect Rachel Young to be. So the private-school junior […]
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Average rating: 4.12 · 307,675 ratings · 19,674 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
Perfect Chemistry (Perfect ...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 137,748 ratings — published 2008 — 39 editions
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Rules of Attraction (Perfec...
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 51,622 ratings — published 2010 — 31 editions
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Chain Reaction (Perfect Che...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 32,386 ratings — published 2011 — 23 editions
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Leaving Paradise (Leaving P...
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 30,162 ratings — published 2007 — 18 editions
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Return to Paradise (Leaving...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 22,855 ratings — published 2010 — 13 editions
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Wild Cards (Wild Cards, #1)
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 8,911 ratings — published 2013 — 17 editions
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How to Ruin a Summer Vacati...
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 7,272 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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How to Ruin My Teenage Life...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 5,029 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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How to Ruin Your Boyfriend'...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 4,904 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Ruined (How to Ruin, #1-3)
4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 1,439 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Perfect Chemistry Rules of Attraction Chain Reaction
Perfect Chemistry (4 books)
4.152374640445082 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 221,802 ratings

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“You’re dangerous,” he says.
“Because you make me believe in the impossible”
Simone Elkeles, Rules of Attraction

“You are the one girl that made me risk eveything for a future worth having.”
Simone Elkeles, Perfect Chemistry

“We're actors in our lives, pretendin' to be who we want people to think we are.”
Simone Elkeles, Perfect Chemistry



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