Lauren Barnholdt

Lauren Barnholdt is the author of the teen novels The Thing About the Truth, Sometimes It Happens, One Night That Changes Everything, Two-way Street, Right of Way, and Watch Me. She is also the author of the middle grade novels The Secret Identity of Devon Delaney, Devon Delaney Should Totally Know Better, Four Truths and a Lie, Rules for Secret-Keeping, Fake Me a Match, and the Girl Meets Ghost series. She lives in Waltham, Massachusetts. Visit her at

Books by this Author

Road Trip Summer
Through to You
Ghost of a Chance
Right of Way
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Hmmm...I don't really have one, but I am rather fond of "Carpe Diem." Oh! And when I was in high school, I had a bumper sticker that said "Honk If You Want Me!" But I'm pretty sure that doesn't count, especially since I only got honks when my sister was in the car.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Singing! Dancing! Acting! My secret dream is to play Elle in LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL, even though, you know, it closed and I can't sing even a little tiny bit.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Holden Caulfield

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Whatever" and "Scandalous" -- after I turned in REALITY CHICK, my editor emailed me and was like, "You do realize you use the word 'scandalous' on pages 1, 5, 13, 17, 21, 22, 35..." I had to cut a lot of them.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Reading


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