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Carolyn Mackler


Carolyn Mackler

Carolyn Mackler is the author of the popular teen novels, THE EARTH, MY BUTT, AND OTHER BIG ROUND THINGS (A Michael L. Printz Honor Book),  TANGLED, GUYAHOLIC, VEGAN VIRGIN VALENTINE, and LOVE AND OTHER FOUR-LETTER WORDS. Carolyn’s most recent novel, THE FUTURE OF US, co-written with bestselling author Jay Asher, has received starred reviews, and the film rights have been sold to Warner Brothers. Carolyn's novels have been published in several countries, including the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Korea, the Netherlands, Denmark, Israel, and Indonesia.

Carolyn has contributed to magazines including Seventeen, Glamour, CosmoGIRL!, Girls' Life, Storyworks and American Girl. She has a short story in Thirteen, edited by James Howe, and in Sixteen, edited by Megan McCafferty. In 2008, Carolyn was a judge for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature. 

Carolyn lives in New York City with her husband and two young sons.  She is currently at work on her seventh novel.

Carolyn Mackler

Books by Carolyn Mackler

by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler - Fiction, Young Adult 14+

When a free AOL CD reveals their futures to them via Facebook --- which hasn’t been invented yet --- estranged childhood friends Josh and Emma learn that making different decisions now will affect the outcome of their lives later.

by Carolyn Mackler - Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Jena, Dakota, Skye and Owen are all at Paradise --- the resort in the Caribbean, that is --- for different reasons, but in Paradise their lives become tangled together in ways none of them can predict. Over the course of four months, through four voices and four stories, what happened in Paradise will change them all.

TANGLED is a story of the secrets we keep, the risks we take, and the things we do for love.