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Laurie Faria Stolarz is the author of several popular young adult novels including the Dark House series, the Touch series, Project 17, Shutter, and Bleed, (all published by Disney/Hyperion Books for Children), as well as the bestselling Blue is for Nightmares series (Flux Publications). With over a million books sold worldwide, Stolarz’s titles have been translated into thirty languages, been named on numerous award lists, including the Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers list and the Top Ten Teen Pick list, both through the American Library Association, and have been optioned for TV. Her newest title, Jane Anonymous, was released in January, 2020 with Wednesday Books/St. Martin’s Press. It was named a Best Book by Kirkus Reviews, was a finalist on several state and regional award lists, and has been adapted into a podcast series, available on Apple Podcasts. Its companion novel, The Last Secret You’ll Ever Keep, was released in March, 2021.