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Winner of the 2016 Aspen Gold Readers Choice Award

Finalist for the 2017 Athena Award 

“Roberts has written another smart, charming teen romance.” Kirkus Reviews, THE REPLACEMENT CRUSH

“A recommended choice for romance shelves.” School Library Journal, THE REPLACEMENT CRUSH

“Upbeat and entertaining throughout.” Publishers Weekly, THE REPLACEMENT CRUSH

“A promising debut featuring a crackerjack heroine who doesn’t need a hero to complete her sweet, rambling quest.” Kirkus Reviews, HOW (NOT) TO FALL IN LOVE

PLAYING THE PLAYER is going to make you laugh, cry, swoon, hold your breath, and flip the pages like crazy!” – Fresh Fiction Reviews


Dear Readers,

Sometimes people ask me why I write YA novels, especially romance. Here’s just one reason (and believe me, there’s a long list):

My first car was an old orange Gremlin, a la Wayne’s World. Attempting to show off for the cute neighbor boy shooting hoops, I gunned the engine, accidentally hopped the curb, and crashed into a tree my dad had just planted. You may be shocked to learn this did not result in insta-love. But at least I made an impression, right?

That’s just one example from my angst-filled, ridiculous teen life. I think I was destined to write stories about smart, funny, fumbling teens who somehow manage to navigate life’s ongoing drama and fall in love. (And no, there wasn’t a romantic ending to my tree destruction…but if I were writing that story as fiction, you can bet there would be…eventually).

Thanks for stopping by my virtual home! Hope you can stay for a while and poke around.

Happy Reading!

 Lisa

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Available September 06, 2016
The Replacement Crush

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