BIO: L.B. Schulman writes middle grade and YA fiction, contemporary and fantasy. She lives in California with her husband, two daughters, two dogs and a pet rat. L.B. used to be an Internet writer back in the day, publishing many aricles on parenting. She also wrote for Parents magazine once, before she realized her calling was to spend hours every day locked up inside her own imagination. L.B. also writes screenplays. Okay, screenplay...but it did reach the semifinals of the Page International Screenplay Awards. Oh, and she also has a black belt in Taekwondo. L.B. is agented with the amazing Ammi-Joan Paquette of the Erin Murphy Literary Agency.
DEBUT: LEAGUE OF STRAYS (Abrams Books for Young Readers, Fall 2012)
High school senior, Charlotte, joins a group of loners bent on seeking retribution for past wrongs, only to find that she may be getting more than she bargained for—especially when she begins to fall for their leader, a charismatic enigma who might be hiding a dark past of his own.
FIVE DESSERTS FOR THE APOCALYPSE: Guittard's Real Milk Chocolate Chips, Candy Cane Trader Joe Joe's Cookies, Double Creme Brie with fruit (a European dessert!), Haagen Daz's Coffee ice cream, homemade marshmallow fudge (recipe off the marshmallow creme jar, of course.)