Ashley Elston

3,458 books | 3,812 friends

196 books | 838 friends

1,648 books | 1,331 friends

Claire ...
2,746 books | 333 friends

27,290 books | 5,001 friends

23,532 books | 1,040 friends

0 books | 496 friends

433 books | 114 friends

More friends…

Ashley Elston

Goodreads Author

October 08


Member Since
November 2011


Ashley Elston lives is North Louisiana with her husband and three sons. She worked as a wedding and portrait photographer for ten years until she decided to pursue writing full time. Ashley is also a certified landscape horticulturist and loves digging in the dirt. Her debut novel, THE RULES FOR DISAPPEARING was published by Disney Hyperion in 2013 and was a finalist in the Best Young Adult category of the International Thriller Writers Awards.
Coming Soon: THE LYING WOODS (November 13, 2018)

I've moved . . .

I've moved my blog to Tumblr.

Please come visit me there!

 •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on October 10, 2012 11:15
Average rating: 4.0 · 19,801 ratings · 3,274 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Rules for Disappearing ...

3.91 avg rating — 8,200 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
This Is Our Story

4.09 avg rating — 6,378 ratings — published 2016 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
10 Blind Dates

4.06 avg rating — 2,490 ratings — published 2019 — 15 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Rules for Breaking (The...

3.97 avg rating — 1,580 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Lying Woods

4.10 avg rating — 1,153 ratings — published 2018 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
10 Truths and a Dare

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — expected publication 2021
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Ashley Elston…
The Rules for Disappearing The Rules for Breaking
(2 books)
3.92 avg rating — 9,780 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Ashley’s Recent Updates

Ashley Elston is now friends with Elizabeth Pippin
Ashley Elston made a comment in the group Colleen Houck Book ClubChat With Ashley Elston topic
" Maddie wrote: "Hello! My question is that do you make an outline for your books or do you just start writing and see where it takes you? Ive tried to ...more "
133157 220
" No, I'm sorry I don't. Thank you so much for your quick response! "
Ashley Elston wants to read
Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff
Paper Valentine
by Brenna Yovanoff (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ashley Elston wants to read
Mind Games by Kiersten White
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ashley Elston wants to read
The Summer I Became a Nerd by Leah Rae Miller
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ashley Elston rated a book it was amazing
Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Ashley's books…
“But there is one part of this that hurts. The carefree, normal part. The part of me that was lost when we first moved and that I'll never get back.”
Ashley Elston, The Rules for Disappearing

“He hugs me tight while I look behind him, scanning faces like I did a few seconds ago. And like I will do for the rest of my life.”
Ashley Elston, The Rules for Disappearing

“Rules for Disappearing by Witness Protection Prisoner #18A7R04M: Don’t fall into a routine. Shake things up. Doing the same thing over and over makes you feel comfortable. And feeling comfortable is bad.”
Ashley Elston, The Rules for Disappearing


What would you like to read for May's group read? The theme for the month is birthdays.

  32 votes 29.1%

  19 votes 17.3%

  14 votes 12.7%

  12 votes 10.9%

  11 votes 10.0%

  7 votes 6.4%

  5 votes 4.5%

  4 votes 3.6%

  4 votes 3.6%

  2 votes 1.8%

110 total votes

Topics Mentioning This Author

133157 Colleen Houck Book Club — 2234 members — last activity Dec 09, 2019 07:45AM
This is the reading club hosted by Colleen Houck, the author of the NYT bestselling series TIGER'S CURSE & the NYT bestselling novel REAWAKENED. Once ...more
220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 100529 members — last activity 1 minute ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
86759 Ask Rachele Alpine Anything and Everything — 42 members — last activity Dec 18, 2012 11:11AM
YA literature is the bomb diggity! I write it and read it, and I love to talk about it! So pull up a chair, get comfortable, and stay awhile.

No comments have been added yet.