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Lauren Acampora

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Lauren Acampora's first novel, The Paper Wasp, was published by Grove Atlantic in June 2019. It’s been named a Best Summer Read by The New York Times Book Review, USA Today, Oprah Magazine, ELLE, Town & Country, BBC.com, Daily Mail (UK), Tatler, Thrillist, and Publishers Weekly. It has also been nominated for The Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize.

Her debut collection of linked stories, The Wonder Garden, was published by Grove in May 2015. It was named a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and an Indie Next selection, and was chosen as one of the best books of the year by Amazon and NPR. It won the GLCA New Writers Award, was a finalist for the New England Book Award, and was on the longlist for The
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The Wonder Garden

3.55 avg rating — 1,657 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
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The Paper Wasp

3.35 avg rating — 978 ratings — published 2019 — 10 editions
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Penny Saver

3.45 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2015
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“Perhaps it is understandable that in days of serenity the heart seeks it own friction—whether in defense against, or in ignorance of, the ultimate blow that awaits it.”
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“She was destined to follow the code written in her genes—bad men, drugs, vagrancy.”
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“The people here love a conversation piece, a flash of rebellion on their own terms.”
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