lauren Lauren Strasnick’s fourth novel, “16 WAYS TO BREAK A HEART”, will be published by Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins in Summer ’17. Her debut novel, “Nothing Like You” (Simon Pulse/S&S, 2009), was a RWA RITA award finalist in two categories, Best First Book and YA Romance. Her second novel, “Her and Me and You” (Simon Pulse/S&S, 2010), was a 2012 ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. “Then You Were Gone” (Simon Pulse/S&S), Lauren’s third book, was published in January 2013. She holds a BS in Film and a Minor in Creative Writing from Emerson College and an MFA in Writing from California Institute of the Arts.