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Lauren James

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Lauren James was born in 1992 and is the British Young Adult author of The Next Together series and The Loneliest Girl in the Universe and The Quiet at the End of the World. She graduated in 2014 from the University of Nottingham, UK, where she studied Chemistry and Physics.

She started writing during secondary school English classes, because she couldn’t stop thinking about a couple who kept falling in love throughout history. She sold the rights to the novel when she was 21, whilst she was still at university.

Her books have sold over fifty thousand copies in the UK alone, and been translated into five languages worldwide. The Bookseller called her ‘funny, romantic and compulsively readable’ and Kirkus said ‘An ambitious, promising premise
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As you may or may not be aware, Amazon Kindle has a feature where popular sentences of eBooks are underlined, showing parts that multiple readers have highlighted.


This is basically the best gift ever for a writer: if you’re ever feeling down, go and flick through your eBook and see what people like. It’s great.


I thought I’d share the quotes that were highlighted in one of my books – The Next To...

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“Love take so much energy, and it just leads to pain. I think it's probably best for people to be self-sufficient. If I was strong enough to be independent, then I wouldn't be so desperately lonely. I'm sure of it,”
Lauren James, The Loneliest Girl in the Universe

“I love you. In every life, I love you. I love you so much.”
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“I’ve got the half-real fear that creeps up on you in the middle of the night, making you think that there is a monster in your room.”
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“I would always rather be happy than dignified.”
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“I love you. In every life, I love you. I love you so much.”
Lauren James, The Next Together

“I can remember thinking I’d been turned inside out. Kind of like the first time I saw you.”
Lauren James, The Last Beginning

“All I'm doing is carrying you around, and making a fool of myself. I’m useless. I’m not helping anyone.’’

‘’Clove Sutcliffe, you are doing things no human has ever done before. You are groundbreaking. You are unique. Do not cease to function due to inappropriate emotional weakness.”
Lauren James, The Last Beginning

“I really am sorry."
Clove could feel Ella’s heartbeat thumping against the skin. It sent shivers through her. Her breath came out too sharp. She wanted to cradle Ella’s cheek, to push her fingers into her hair. “I didn’t want to have to regret becoming emotionally invested in you,” she said in a whisper.”
Lauren James, The Last Beginning

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