Robin Wasserman - Author

About the Author

Robin Wasserman is a Harvard graduate and former book editor, and has published or has pieces forthcoming in the LA Review of Books, Tin House, and The New York Times. She has also written YA novels with over half a million copies in print. Girls on Fire is her first novel for adults.

Featured books by Robin Wasserman

Girls on Fire

Girls on Fire

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/01/2017

This is not a story of bad things happening to bad girls. I say this because I know you, Dex, and I know how you think. I'm going to tell you a story, and this time, it will be the truth. Hannah Dexter is a nobody, ridiculed and isolated at school by golden girl Nikki Drummond. But in their junior year of high school, Nikki's boyfriend walks into the woods and shoots himself. In the wake of the suicide, Hannah befriends new girl Lacey and soon the pair are inseparable, bonded by their shared hatred of Nikki. Lacey transforms good girl Hannah into Dex who is up for any challenge Lacey throws at her. The two girls bring their combined wills to bear on the community in which they live and think they are invulnerable. But Lacey has a secret, about life before her better half, and it's a secret that will change everything ...

Girls on Fire

Girls on Fire

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/05/2016

This is not a cautionary tale about too much - or the wrong kind - of fucking. This is not a story of bad things happening to bad girls. I say this because I know you, Dex, and I know how you think. I'm going to tell you a story, and this time, it will be the truth. Hannah Dexter is a nobody, ridiculed at school by golden girl Nikki Drummond and bored at home. But in their junior year of high school, Nikki's boyfriend walks into the woods and shoots himself. In the wake of the suicide, Hannah finds herself befriending new girl Lacey and soon the pair are inseparable, bonded by their shared hatred of Nikki. Lacey transforms good girl Hannah into Dex, a Doc Marten and Kurt Cobain fan, who is up for any challenge Lacey throws at her. The two girls bring their combined wills to bear on the community in which they live; unconcerned by the mounting discomfort that their lust for chaos and rebellion causes the inhabitants of their parochial small town, they think they are invulnerable. But Lacey has a secret, about life before her better half, and it's a secret that will change everything ...

Other books by Robin Wasserman

Girls on Fire

Girls on Fire

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/01/2017

This is not a story of bad things happening to bad girls. I say this because I know you, Dex, and I know how you think. I'm going to tell you a story, and this time, it will be the truth. Hannah Dexter is a nobody, ridiculed and isolated at school by golden girl Nikki Drummond. But in their junior year of high school, Nikki's boyfriend walks into the woods and shoots himself. In the wake of the suicide, Hannah befriends new girl Lacey and soon the pair are inseparable, bonded by their shared hatred of Nikki. Lacey transforms good girl Hannah into Dex who is up for any challenge Lacey throws at her. The two girls bring their combined wills to bear on the community in which they live and think they are invulnerable. But Lacey has a secret, about life before her better half, and it's a secret that will change everything ...

Skinned

Skinned

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: eBook Release Date: 08/03/2016

Der erste Band der mitreienden Science-Fiction-Trilogie jetzt auch als eBook! Eine fesselnde Dystopie mit Tiefgang, die sich kritisch mit den Themen Menschlichkeit, Technologie und Moral auseinandersetzt. Lia Kahn ist reich, schn und beliebt - bis ein Unfall sie beinahe ttet. Im Krankenhaus wacht sie in einem perfekten, knstlichen Krper auf. Lia wird nie wieder Schmerz empfinden, sie wird nicht altern und nicht sterben. Doch der Preis dafr ist hoch: Ihre Freunde misstrauen ihr, ihr Freund betrgt sie und alles, was ihr wichtig war, wandelt sich in einen Albtraum.Hin- und hergerissen zwischen dem Leben, das sie einmal kannte, und einer neuen, aufregenden Existenz, lernt Lia bald die bitterste Lektion: Niemand kann ihr die Entscheidung abnehmen, die sie treffen muss, um ihre Liebsten zu schtzen. "e;Skinned"e; ist der erste Band der Trilogie.

Crashed

Crashed

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: eBook Release Date: 08/03/2016

Der zweite Band der mitreienden Science-Fiction-Trilogie jetzt auch als eBook! Eine fesselnde Dystopie mit Tiefgang, die sich kritisch mit den Themen Menschlichkeit, Technologie und Moral auseinandersetzt. Sechs Monate sind vergangen, seit Lias Wirklichkeit auf den Kopf gestellt wurde. Sechs Monate voller Zweifel, Angst und Auflehnung gegen die Tatsache, dass ihr Krper tot ist und Lia Kahn nur in einer menschenhnlichen Maschine weiterexistieren wird. Jetzt ist Lia bereit, ihr neues Dasein zu akzeptieren: Sie ist ein Mech und sie gehrt zu ihresgleichen. Es ist eine wilde, sorglose Existenz, die sie fhren, ohne Regeln, ohne Angst. Denn es gibt nichts zu frchten, wenn man nichts mehr zu verlieren hat. Doch dann wird Lia von ihrer Vergangenheit eingeholt. Sie muss eine Wahl treffen zwischen ihrem alten Leben und ihrer neuen Freiheit, zwischen den Menschen und den Mechs. Sie muss sich entscheiden zwischen dem Mdchen, das sie war, und dem Jungen, den sie einmal geliebt hat... "e;Crashed"e; ist der zweite Band der Trilogie. Der Titel des ersten Bandes lautet "e;Skinned"e;

Wired

Wired

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: eBook Release Date: 08/03/2016

Der finale Band der mitreienden Science-Fiction-Trilogie jetzt auch als eBook! Eine fesselnde Dystopie mit Tiefgang, die sich kritisch mit den Themen Menschlichkeit, Technologie und Moral auseinandersetzt. Vor einem Jahr starb Lia Kahn. Nur wenige Tage spter wachte sie auf. In einem neuen, knstlichen Krper. Sie hatte eine neue Familie: Mechs wie sie. Und ein neues Leben - eines, das fr immer whren sollte. Das dachte sie zumindest ... Doch nun stellt sich alles, was man ihr erzhlt hat, als Lge heraus. Jemand beginnt, die Mechs zu zerstren, sie einen nach dem anderen auszulschen. Lia geht jedes Risiko ein, um sich selbst und die zu schtzen, ohne die sie nicht sein kann. Aber sie muss sich der Wahrheit stellen: Alle kann sie nicht retten. "e;Wired"e; ist der dritte Band der Trilogie. Die beiden Vorgngertitel lauten "e;Skinned"e; und "e;Crashed"e;.

Skinned. Crashed. Wired. - Die komplette SciFi-Dystopie

Skinned. Crashed. Wired. - Die komplette SciFi-Dystopie

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: eBook Release Date: 08/03/2016

Alle drei Bande der mitreienden Science-Fiction-Trilogie in einem eBook! Eine fesselnde Dystopie mit Tiefgang, die sich kritisch mit den Themen Menschlichkeit, Technologie und Moral auseinandersetzt. Lia Kahn ist reich, schn und beliebt - bis ein Unfall sie beinahe ttet. Im Krankenhaus wacht sie in einem perfekten, knstlichen Krper auf. Lia wird nie wieder Schmerz empfinden, sie wird nicht altern und nicht sterben. Doch der Preis dafr ist hoch: Ihre Freunde misstrauen ihr, ihr Freund betrgt sie und alles, was ihr wichtig war, wandelt sich in einen Albtraum. Hin- und hergerissen zwischen dem Leben, das sie einmal kannte, und einer neuen, aufregenden Existenz, lernt Lia bald die bitterste Lektion: Niemand kann ihr die Entscheidung abnehmen, die sie treffen muss, um ihre Liebsten zu schtzen.

Voyagers

Voyagers

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2015

Voyagers: Game of Flames (Book 2)

Voyagers: Game of Flames (Book 2)

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: eBook Release Date: 03/11/2015

The action is on the page, on your device, and out of this world! This multiplatform series is part sci-fi, all action-adventure. And you don't have long to wait -- 6 books are coming all in one year! Earth is in danger! The only thing that can save our planet are six essential elements scattered throughout the galaxy. It is up to the Voyagersa team of four kids (plus one stowaway) to gather them all and return to Earth.Failure is not an option. The Alpha team knows that the second element is hidden on Meta Prime, a planet filled with metal mazes, catapults of fire, and warring alien robots. But what they don't know is that another spaceship is following hot on their trail. . . . Do you have what it takes to be a Voyager? Find out at VoyagersHQ.com.From the Hardcover edition.

Waking Dark

Waking Dark

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: eBook Release Date: 10/09/2013

The Waking Darkis ';a horror story worthy of Stephen King' (Booklist) and ';a book you won't soon forget' (Cassandra Clare, author of the Mortal Instruments series)perfect for readers of Gillian Flynn and Rick Yancey. They called it the killing day. Twelve people murdered, in the space of a few hours, their killers also all dead by their own hand . . . except one. And that one has no answers to offer the shattered town. Something is waking in the sleepy town of Oleander, Kansassomething dark and hungry that lives in the flat earth and the open sky, in the vengeful hearts of its upstanding citizens. As the town begins a descent into blood and madness, five survivors of the killing day are the only ones who can stop Oleander from destroying itself. They have nothing in common. They have nothing left to lose. And they have no way out. Which means they have no choice but to stand and fight, to face the darkness in their townand in themselves.';Suspense, chills, gaspsall that and a gem-like writing style that will make you shiver with beauty and horror. A book you won't soon forget.' Cassandra Clare, author of the bestselling Mortal Instruments series and Infernal Devices trilogy';Twisted, pulse-pounding, shocking, and very, very scary. WithThe Waking Dark,Robin Wasserman conjures vintage Stephen King as she peers into the dark heart of a nightmare America, where violence and evil lurk behind the golden glow of small-town life, and new terrors arrive by the hour. A superb horror story that is by turns visceral and lyrical, heartrending and heart-stopping.' Libba Bray, bestselling author of the Gemma Doyle trilogy and the Diviners series ';This book has the combination of mystery and fright that I love. So many twists and shocks, I nearly jumped out of my chair several times! Trust methis is a true chiller. Not to be missed!'R. L. Stine ';A thriller dark and beautiful andyesachingly romantic at every unexpected twist and turn. Astounding.' Lauren Myracle,New York Timesbestselling author ofThe Infinite Moment of UsandBliss ';Wild, nihilistic madness that will get true horror fans raising their pitchforks and torches in frenzied glee. Wasserman writes as if hooked up to IVs of Stephen King and John Carpenter's spiked blood.' Daniel Kraus, author ofRottersandScowler"e;Great dialogue and intriguing subplots add to the action-packed story . . . the suspense doesn't let up until the final pages."e; School Library Journal, Starred ReviewFrom the Hardcover edition.

The Waking Dark

The Waking Dark

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/09/2013

The town of Oleander is postcard perfect. Until one day. The day the Devil came to Oleander. Whatever they called it, through the months to come - through the funerals and the dinners and the sidelong glances between formerly trusting neighbours - it was all anyone could talk about. It seemed safe to assume it was all anyone would ever talk about, just as it was assumed that Oleander had been changed for ever, and that, once buried, the bodies would stay in the ground. But then the storms came . . .

Book of Blood and Shadow

Book of Blood and Shadow

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: eBook Release Date: 10/04/2012

It was like a nightmare, but there was no waking up. When the night began, Nora had two best friends and an embarrassingly storybook one true love. When it ended, she had nothing but blood on her hands and an echoing scream that stopped only when the tranquilizers pierced her veins and left her in the merciful dark. But the next morning, it was all still true: Chris was dead. His girlfriend Adriane, Nora's best friend, was catatonic. And Max, Nora's sweet, smart, soft-spoken Prince Charming, was gone. He was alsoaccording to the police, according to her parents, according to everyonea murderer.Desperate to prove his innocence, Nora follows the trail of blood, no matter where it leads. It ultimately brings her to the ancient streets of Prague, where she is drawn into a dark web of secret societies and shadowy conspirators, all driven by a mad desire to possess something that might not even exist. For buried in a centuries-old manuscript is the secret to ultimate knowledge and communion with the divine; it is said that he who controls the Lumen Dei controls the world. Unbeknownst to her, Nora now holds the crucial key to unlocking its secrets. Her night of blood is just one piece in a puzzle that spans continents and centuries. Solving it may be the only way she can save her own life.From the Hardcover edition.

The Book of Blood and Shadow

The Book of Blood and Shadow

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/01/2012

It was like a nightmare, but there was no waking up. When the night began, Nora had two best friends and a boyfriend she adored. When it ended, she had nothing but blood on her hands. Chris was dead. Adriane couldn't speak. And Max, Nora's sweet, smart, soft-spoken Prince Charming, was gone. He was also-according to the police, according to her parents, according to everyone-a murderer. Desperate to prove his innocence, Nora's determined to follow the trail of blood, no matter where it leads. But Chris's murder is just one piece in a puzzle that spans continents and centuries. Solving it may be the only way she can save her own life.

Wired

Wired

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2011

One year ago Lia Kahn died. A few days later she woke up... She had a new body which was mechanical, unfeeling and inhuman. She had a new family ~ other 'mechs' like her, who didn't judge her for what she could no longer be. She had a new life, one that would last forever. At least it was supposed to... But now everything Lia thought she knew has turned out to be a lie; everyone she thought she loved has been stolen away. And someone is trying to get rid of the mechs, once and for all. Lia will risk everything to save herself and the people she can't live without. But not before facing one final truth: she can't save everyone. In the tradition of Scott Westerfeld comes the third and final book in this riveting and edgy science fiction novel which raises questions of mortality, technology and morality.

Wired

Wired

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: eBook Release Date: 14/09/2010

One year ago Lia Kahn died.A few days later she woke up.She had a new body: mechanical, unfeeling, inhuman. She had a new family: mechs like her, who didnt judge her for what she could no longer be. She had a new life, one that would last forever.At least, it was supposed to.But now everything Lia thought she knew has turned out to be a lie; everyone she thought she loved has been stolen away. And someone is trying to get rid of the mechs, once and for all.Lia will risk everything to save herself and the people she cant live without. But not before facing one final truth: She cant save everyone.

Crashed

Crashed

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/2010

Before the accident, Lia Kahn was happy. Before the accident, Lia Kahn was loved. Lia was a lot of things before... She was normal, alive... and human. But Lia no longer believes in before. Six months after the crash that killed her, six months after being reborn, Lia has finally accepted her new reality. She is a machine, a mech, and she belongs with her own kind. It's a wild and carefree life, without rules and without fear. Because there's nothing to fear when you have nothing left to lose. But when a voice from her past cries out for revenge, everything changes and Lia is forced to choose between her old life and her new one. How many people - mechs and human - is Lia willing to hurt to protect her freedom? And how far is she willing to go to protect the people she loves? In the tradition of Scott Westerfeld comes the second book in this riveting and edgy science fiction novel which raises questions of mortality, technology and morality.

Crashed

Crashed

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: eBook Release Date: 08/09/2009

Before the accident, Lia Kahn was happy.Before the accident, Lia Kahn was loved.Before, Lia was a lot of things: Normal. Alive.Human.Lia no longer believes in before. Six months after the crash that killed her, six months after being reborn, Lia has finally accepted her new reality. She is a machine, a mech, and she belongs with her own kind. Its a wild, carefree life, without rules and without fear. Because theres nothing to fear when you have nothing left to lose.But when a voice from her past cries out for revenge, everything changes. Lia is forced to choose between her old life and her new one. Between humans and mechs. Between sacrificing the girl she used to be and saving the boy she used to love.Even if it means hell hate her forever.The second book in the gripping trilogy

Skinned

Skinned

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: eBook Release Date: 09/09/2008

Lia Kahn was perfect: rich, beautiful, popularuntil the accident that nearly killed her. Now she has been downloaded into a new body that only looks human. Lia will never feel pain again, she will never age, and she cant ever truly die. But she is also rejected by her friends, betrayed by her boyfriend, and alienated from her old life.Forced to the fringes of society, Lia joins others like her. But they are looked at as freaks. They are hated...and feared. They are everything but human, and according to most people, this is the ultimate crimefor which they must pay the ultimate price.The first book in a gripping series

Seven Deadly Sins : Wrath

Seven Deadly Sins : Wrath

Author: Robin Wasserman Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/09/2006

Tensions at Haven High have been simmering under the surface for quite some time. Now they're about to burst through. In WRATH, our seven teens turn deliciously devilish as they plot revenge against those who have wronged them - in other words, each other. But while everyone gets angry now and then, surely no one is angry enough to kill.... Still, revenge is the name of the game. And for one of our seven teens - Adam, Beth, Harper, Kaia, Kane, Miranda, or Reed - it's game over.

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