UK and Ireland tour

I'm traveling in the UK and Ireland! It's officially for the UK paperback of Genuine Fraud.  I'm talking with some great authors: Holly Bourne, Will Hill, SK Wright, Emily Barr.  I'll be at DeptCon and Killer Women -- and I'm teaching a workshop at the Southbank Centre on finding your voice as a writer. 

Come see me!  Tickets are free,, mostly, but you should get them ahead of time. 



Saturday 13th October, Deptcon4, In convo with Holly Bourne, Pavilion Theatre, Dublin

Sunday 14th October, Cheltenham Literature Festival, In convo with Will Hill and S. K. Wright 
Thursday 18th October, Waterstones Liverpool,  Rebels and Runaways  In convo with S.K. Wright and Emily Barr
Friday 19th October, Waterstones Piccadilly, London,  Rebels and Runaways  In convo with S.K. Wright and Emily Barr
Saturday 20th October, Finding Your Voice Workshop, Royal Festival Hall Foyle Pavilion, Southbank Centre 
Sunday 21st October, Killer Women Festival,  Browns Covent Garden, London 

Back-to-School Book Giveaway

Teachers and Librarians:

It's a YA back-to-school book giveaway.  My shelves are bursting, and if you're a high-school or middle-school librarian or teacher in the USA, and you want these books for your classroom or school library, I want to give my books to you!  It's first-come, first-serve, till my shelves are empty. 


Genuine Fraud -- signed.  Could be an ARC (advanced reading copy), a UK paperback, a UK hardcover, or a USA hardcover

We Were Liars --  signed. Probably a USA paperback, but maybe UK hardcover, paperback, or special edition.

bookmarks -- a small stack of bookmarks for your students.  


Send an email to MsELockhart @  with the subject line BOOK GIVEAWAY.   In the body of the email, just say your job title and the school at which you teach.  Then include your mailing address!   That's it. 

If you have students who speak a foreign language, go ahead and indicate that.  I have a limited supply of foreign editions and if I have your language, I'll send you additional copies in that language.

I'll reply to your emails within a week and will let you know if a package is coming your way.  Thanks for everything you do bringing books to your students. 



PS: It's kinda fun to see the different covers.  That's the UK paperback on the left, the US hardcover on the right.

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Genuine Fraud


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Here's the Genuine Fraud book trailer.  The book is in development with Jenni Konner and Lena Dunham for film, through their company A Casual Romance, in collaboration with Lionsgate Pictures.

Genuine Fraud is in stores, now.  Order it here. 
The We Were Liars paperback edition is also out --  and it  has all kinds of goodies in the back, including new love letters.




There are cool symbolic tire-swing images on the all-text  We Were Liars merchandise from Litographs.



Two things you can pre-order! Genuine Fraud and the We Were Liars Deluxe Edition


My next book is GENUINE FRAUD, publishing in September 2017. Coming from Penguin Random House in the USA, Allen & Unwin in AU, and Hot Key in the UK and Ireland.  You can pre-order it in the USA, here

        Imogen is a runaway heiress, an orphan, a cook, and a cheat.

        Jule is a fighter, a social chameleon, and an athlete.

        An intense friendship. A disappearance. A murder, or maybe two.

        A bad romance, or maybe three.

        Blunt objects, disguises, blood, and chocolate.

        The American dream, superheroes, spies, and villains.

        A girl who refuses to give people what they want from her.

        A girl who refuses to be the person she once was.

"It’s a captivating, suspenseful story made all the more bewitching by Lockhart’s twisty narrative, and she constantly keeps readers guessing with unpredictable turns and eye-opening reveals. This quietly unsettling, cinematic novel is deliciously suspenseful, and while it’s slim, it packs a real punch." -- Booklist, starred review



And, I'm thrilled to announce the WE WERE LIARS DELUXE EDITION will be in stores May 23, 2017 in the USA.

It includes all-new love letters from Gat to Cadence, recipes, book club discussion questions, selections from the original book proposal, an essay by the author, teacher goodies, a nowhere-else seen sneak-peek at Genuine Fraud, and more.  All copies of the first printing are autographed and twenty special copies will be released signed with colored ink and rubber stamps.  Pre-order here.