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Emery Lord is a 20-something Midwestern girl who writes stories about high school and best friends and weird families and the crushes that make you feel combustibly alive and also more awkward than you thought was possible. If you're not sure how to pronounce Emery, try slurring the name "Emily," and that will get you really close.  

She lives in Cincinnati in a 100 year-old pink row house with her BFF/husband, a closet full of dresses, and lots of books. If karaoke-ing in grocery store aisles or guzzling coffee while impulse shopping were illegal, Emery would be writing her overemotional YA books from jail. Also, she makes up words sometimes. Like combustibly.

Genres: Young Adult Romance, Young Adult Fiction
   Open Road Summer (2014)
   When We Collided (2016)
   The Names They Gave Us (2017)
   All That's Left to Say (2023)
   Meet Cute (2018) (with others)
Emery Lord recommends
XOXO (2021)
Axie Oh
"Simply put, this book made me happy. I guess you could say . . . I’m just a big fan."
You Don't Know Me But I Know You (2017)
Rebecca Barrow
"In both its humor and in its aching, You Don’t Know Me but I Know You is the most honest book I’ve read in ages."
In Real Life (2016)
Jessica Love and Jessica Patrick
"A sweet, honest story that begins as so many of our relationships do: online."

Anthologies containing stories by Emery Lord
Toil & Trouble (2018)
15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft
edited by
Tess Sharpe and Jessica Spotswood

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