Lauren Nicolle Taylor

Biography

Lauren Nicolle Taylor lives in the lush Adelaide Hills. The daughter of a Malaysian nuclear physicist and an Australian scientist, she was expected to follow a science career path, attending Adelaide University and completing a Health Science degree with Honours in obstetrics and gynaecology.

She then worked in health research for a short time before having her first child. Due to their extensive health issues, Lauren spent her twenties as a full-time mother/carer to her three children. When her family life settled down, she turned to writing.

She is a 2014 Kindle Book Awards Semi-finalist and a USA Best Book Awards Finalist.

Where to find Lauren Nicolle Taylor online


Where to buy in print


Series

The Paper Stars Novels
Lauren Nicolle Taylor’s Paper Stars Novels are heart-wrenching historical fiction novels with a realistic fairy tale retelling twist that will appeal to fans of books by John Green and Ned Vizzini, novels such as The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Beginning of Everything, Eleanor & Park, The Book Thief, and classics like The Great Gatsby and The Catcher in the Rye.

Nora & Kettle

Price: Free!

Hiro Loves Kite

Price: $4.99 USD.

Breaker and the Sun

Price: $4.99 USD.
The Woodlands Series
Do you dare enter the Woodlands? As the last livable spot on Earth, it's the only home Rosa and Joseph have ever known. But now they need to escape, or Rosa will be trapped forever in a horrific government program. A dystopian page-turner with over 750 five-star ratings on Goodreads. The Woodlands Series is perfect for fans of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, The Divergent Series by Veronica Roth, and The Jewel Series by Amy Ewing.

The Woodlands

Price: Free!

The Wall

Price: $4.99 USD.

The Wounded

Price: $4.99 USD.

The Willful

Price: $3.99 USD.

The Wanted

Price: $4.99 USD.

Books

Travel Diaries of the Dead and Delusional
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,800. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2019 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Langley is crazy. She knows it, but clings to visions of her dead sister anyway—she just can't let go. Tupper's life is charmed, but he sidesteps his planned future and starts his journey where his mom's ended—following her hand-drawn map from Kansas to Canada. It puts him on a collision course with Langley, and their bond is palpable from the start. But two ghosts could tear them apart...
Hiro Loves Kite
Series: The Paper Stars Novels. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,950. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2018 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Nora finally has her beloved sister Frankie back, but that's just the beginning of their struggles. She must now become Kite; a stronger, more independent version of herself. Kettle has Kite's heart, but a looming shadow threatens to separate them. Kettle must accept that he is also Hiro. And Hiro loves Kite — that much is clear – but Kite won't wait forever for him to tell her...
The Woodlands Series Boxed Set
Series: The Woodlands Series. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 393,260. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2017 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller & Suspense
Do you dare enter the Woodlands? As the last livable spot on Earth, it's the only home Rosa and Joseph have ever known. But now they need to escape, or Rosa will be trapped forever in a horrific government program. Readers can purchase this boxed set at a significant discount over the cost to purchase each novel individually. This is a complete series boxed set.
Breaker and the Sun
Series: The Paper Stars Novels. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Breaker is a recently returned Vietnam vet. Sunny is a Chinese-French immigrant who fled during the war. When Breaker stumbles upon Sunny at the Ugly Tree, they are instantly drawn to each other. But they are also called to the tree. Is it fate that brought them together, or something more?
Nora & Kettle
Series: The Paper Stars Novels. Price: Free! Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
*2017 IPPY Award Winner* A “remarkable” (Booklist Magazine) reimagining of Peter Pan. After World War II, orphaned Kettle faces prejudice as a Japanese American but manages to scrape by and care for his makeshift family of homeless children. When he crosses paths with the privileged but traumatized Nora, both of their lives are forever changed...
The Wanted
Series: The Woodlands Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,500. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
It’s the question facing both Rosa and Joseph as they are pushed and pulled in unimaginable directions. It’s the question Superior Grant answered with a resounding, “Anything and everything.” The only thing they want is to be back in each other’s arms. But what will it cost them to get there? The Wanted is the stunning conclusion of The Woodlands Series.
The Willful
Series: The Woodlands Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Set in the years leading up to The Woodlands, The Willful follows Esther, Rosa’s mother, as she navigates young motherhood, a marriage on the brink, and the hard decisions that come with living in a controlled world with an uncontrollable man.
The Wounded
Series: The Woodlands Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,840. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller & Suspense
You think you’re in control. That it’s your hands on the reins. But I’m starting to think either someone else is driving, or the reins are attached to nothing. Just flapping and snapping in the breeze. What could be simple, never is. Rosa doesn’t want to get used to being separated from Joseph, from Orry. So she must find the strength to battle her way back to her family.
The Wall
Series: The Woodlands Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,960. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Joseph, wake up, wake up, wake up... She says it over and over. It’s her mantra, her prayer, her plea. But life doesn’t stop while he’s sleeping. With a newborn baby in her arms, Rosa's thrown into a new world, with new rules and a philosophy that sounds too good to be true. She’s sure they didn’t rescue her out of the goodness of their hearts. The Survivors must want something in return.
The Woodlands
Series: The Woodlands Series. Price: Free! Words: 96,230. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
(4.70 from 10 reviews)
Do you dare enter the Woodlands? As the last livable spot on Earth, it's the only home Rosa and Joseph have ever known. But now they need to escape, or Rosa will be trapped forever in a horrific government program. A dystopian page-turner with over 750 five-star ratings on Goodreads. The Woodlands Series is perfect for fans of Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, The Divergent Series by Veronica Roth.

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