Susane Colasanti is the author of TAKE ME THERE, WAITING FOR YOU, SOMETHING LIKE FATE and SO MUCH CLOSER (Penguin US). She has a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree from New York University. Before becoming a full-time author, Susane was a high-school science teacher. She lives in New York City, USA.
May 2012 New Gen Book of the Month. A terrific romantic comedy drama for all those searching for The One! Sara and Tobey couldn't be more different. She is focused on getting into her first-choice college; he wants to win Battle of the Bands. Sara’s other goal is to find true love, so when Dave asks her out, she’s thrilled. But then there’s Tobey. His amazing blue eyes and quirky wit always creep into her thoughts. It just so happens that one of Tobey’s goals is also to make Sara fall in love with him. Told in alternating points of view, Sara and Tobey’s real connection will have everyone rooting for them from the minute they meet!
At the beginning of her sophomore year, Marisa is ready for a fresh start, and hopefully her first real boyfriend. Could it be popular, dreamy Derek? Or geeky Nash, who just might have a crush on her? Then theres the underground, anonymous DJ, whose podcasts are the hottest thing at school and who seems to totally understand Marisa. But she doesnt know who he is...or does she?Chick lit for girls who think.Kirkus ReviewsAn authentic picture of how complicated it is to be a teenager, especially one in love. Publishers WeeklyColasanti has a knack of sustaining the heart- pounding suspense of young love for the length of a novel while managing to make it read, charmingly, like a conversation. The Philadelphia Inquirer
Lani and Erin are lifelong best friendsand total opposites. Lanis a down-to-earth Taurus; Erins a fiery Leo. Lani likes to do her own thing; Erin prefers an entourage. Theyve always had wildly different tastes, from pizza toppings to guys.That is, until Erin starts dating Jason.From the minute Lani meets Jason, she cant deny the amazing connection she feels with him. Its like theyve known each other their whole lives. Shes not sure if he feels it, toobut even if he does, hes off-limits. Lanis determined to ignore her feelings for Jason, no matter how powerful they are, rather than hurt her best friend.Then Erin goes away for the summerand Jason seems to appear everywhere Lani turns. How long can she keep running from the guy who just might be the love of her life?