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Elkeles, Simone

Overview
Works: 69 works in 411 publications in 12 languages and 14,131 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Thrillers (Fiction)  Romance fiction  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7, FIC
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Most widely held works about Simone Elkeles
 
Most widely held works by Simone Elkeles
Perfect chemistry by Simone Elkeles( Book )

52 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When wealthy, seemingly perfect Brittany and Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, develop a relationship after Alex discovers that Brittany is not exactly who she seems to be, they must face the disapproval of their schoolmates--and others
Rules of attraction by Simone Elkeles( Book )

40 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living on the University of Colorado-Boulder campus with his older brother Alex, a college student and ex-gang member, high school senior Carlos is not ready to give up his wild ways until he meets a shy classmate named Kiara and becomes unwillingly involved in a drug ring
Chain reaction by Simone Elkeles( Book )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he returns to Illinois and the gang culture on the south side of Fairfield after six years in Colorado, high school senior Luis Fuentes, who dreams of becoming an astronaut, falls for a girl and enters a dark world after learning some disturbing news about his family
Leaving Paradise by Simone Elkeles( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In alternating chapters, seventeen-year-olds Caleb and Maggie relate the difficulties of readjusting to school, and changing relationships with family, friends, and one another, a year after a drunk driving accident sent her to the hospital with a crippling leg injury and him to prison
Wild cards by Simone Elkeles( Book )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told from two viewpoints, Derek Fitzpatrick, kicked out of school, must move with his stepmother to her childhood home in Illinois, where he meets Ashtyn Parker, who may be able to earn a football scholarship with Derek's help
Return to Paradise by Simone Elkeles( Book )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In alternating chapters, Caleb and Maggie relate the struggles of being reunited after nearly a year apart when both join a group of teens affected by drunk driving, and finally facing their true feelings for one another
How to ruin a summer vacation by Simone Elkeles( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sixteen-year-old Amy, a spoiled American, goes to Israel for a three-month summer vacation with a father she barely knows, she is not prepared for his Jewish family and the changes they bring about in her life
How to ruin my teenage life by Simone Elkeles( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and German and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with her Israeli father in Chicago, seventeen-year-old Amy Nelson-Barak feels like a walking disaster, worried about her "non-boyfriend" in the Israeli army, her mother, new stepfather, and the baby they are expecting, a new boy named Nathan who has moved into her apartment building and goes to her school, and whether or not she really is the selfish snob that Nathan says she is
How to ruin your boyfriend's reputation by Simone Elkeles( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the summer between her junior and senior year of high school, spoiled Chicagoan Amy Nelson-Barak volunteers for Israeli military boot camp when she learns that her boyfriend, a commando in the Israeli Defense Force, will be at the same military base
Crossing the line by Simone Elkeles( Book )

4 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To escape his abusive stepdad, bad boy Ryan Hess runs from his tiny Texas border town to Mexico. But his plans to keep his head down and stay out of trouble are shattered the minute he meets the beautiful and totally out of his league Dalila Sandoval. Dalila Sandoval shouldn't even know someone like Ryan Hess. The daughter of one of the wealthiest lawyers in Mexico, Dalila is focused on studying and planning for her bright future. Ryan is only a distraction from her dreams, but she's never felt more alive than when she's by his side. Ryan and Dalila are wrong for each other in every way. And yet they can't resist the sparks that fly when they're together. But their love is like a flame burning too close to the fuse. Something is going to explode. Will their love be strong enough to survive? Or will it burn them both?" -- Front jacket flap
Wild crush : a wild cards novel by Simone Elkeles( Book )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and French and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad boy Vic Salazar breaks all the rules except one: Don't make a move on your best friend's girl. It's a guy code that Vic lives by. It doesn't matter that he's had a crush on her for years. Monika Fox is off limits. Monika has a secret of her own, and when a tragedy throws her and Vic together, the only boy she trusts is the one she shouldn't confide in. Vic. As Vic struggles to keep his distance, and Monika struggles with her secrets, will their wild connection violate every rule both vowed never to break - about relationships, about friendship, about love?
Perfect chemistry by Simone Elkeles( Recording )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When wealthy, seemingly perfect Brittany and Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, develop a relationship after Alex discovers that Brittany is not exactly who she seems to be, they must face the disapproval of their schoolmates--and others
Rules of attraction by Simone Elkeles( Recording )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos is sixteen and has returned to America after living in Mexico for the past year. His older brother, Alex has enrolled him in a high school for disadvantaged teens, and he must live with one of Alex's college professors. After he meets the professor's daughter, Kiara, he finds that she is nothing like the girls he is usually drawn to and his feelings for her grow. Soon Carlos and Kiara discover that matters of the heart overpower the social differences that conspire to keep them apart
Wild cards by Simone Elkeles( )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After getting kicked out of boarding school, bad boy Derek Fitzpatrick has no choice but to live with his ditzy stepmother while his military dad is deployed. Things quickly go from bad to worse when he finds out she plans to move them back to her childhood home in Illinois. Ashtyn Parker knows that people she cares about leave without a backward glance. A football scholarship would finally give her the chance to leave. Ashtyn needs a new game plan, but it requires trusting Derek
Return to paradise by Simone Elkeles( )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caleb Becker left Paradise eight months ago, taking with him the secret he promised to take to his grave. If the truth got out, it would ruin everything. Maggie Armstrong tried to be strong after Caleb broke her heart and disappeared. Somehow, she managed to move on. She's determined to make a new life for herself. But then Caleb and Maggie are forced together on a summer trip. They try ignoring their passion for each other, but buried feelings resurface
Leaving paradise by Simone Elkeles( )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing has been the same since Caleb Becker left a party drunk, got behind the wheel, and hit Maggie Armstrong. Even after months of painful physical therapy, Maggie walks with a limp. Her social life is nil and a scholarship to study abroad has been canceled. After a year in juvenile jail, Caleb's free ... if freedom means endless nagging from a transition coach and the prying eyes of the entire town. Caleb and Maggie are outsiders, pigeon-holed as 'criminal' and 'freak.' Then the truth emerges about what really happened the night of the accident and, once again, everything changes. It's a bleak and tortuous journey for Caleb and Maggie, yet they end up finding comfort and strength from a surprising source: each other
Chain reaction by Simone Elkeles( Recording )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis Fuentes has always been sheltered from the gang violence that nearly destroyed his brothers' lives. But that didn't stop him from taking risks. Nikki Cruz, a doctor's daughter, has more in common with her north-side neighbors than the Latino Blood at her school. Then she meets Luis at Alex's wedding, and suddenly, she's tempted to break all her rules
Ruined by Simone Elkeles( )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One girl, two guys, three hot summers."--Cover back
Wild crush : a wild cards novel by Simone Elkeles( )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad boy Vic Salazar breaks all the rules except one: Don't make a move on your best friend's girl. It's a Guy Code that Vic lives by. It doesn't matter that he's had a crush on her for years. Monika Fox is off limits. Monika has a secret of her own and when a tragedy throws her and Vic together, the only boy she trusts is the one she shouldn't confide in. Vic. As Vic struggles to keep his distance, and Monika struggles with her secrets, will their wild connection violate every rule both vowed never to break - about relationships, about friendship, about love?
Crossing the line by Simone Elkeles( Recording )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To escape his abusive stepdad, bad boy Ryan Hess runs from his tiny Texas border town to Mexico. But his plans to keep his head down and stay out of trouble are shattered the minute he meets the beautiful and totally out of his league Dalila Sandoval. Dalila Sandoval shouldn't even know someone like Ryan Hess. The daughter of one of the wealthiest lawyers in Mexico, Dalila is focused on studying and planning for her bright future. Ryan is only a distraction from her dreams, but she's never felt more alive than when she's by his side. Ryan and Dalila are wrong for each other in every way. And yet they can't resist the sparks that fly when they're together. But their love is like a flame burning too close to the fuse. Something is going to explode. Will their love be strong enough to survive? Or will it burn them both?" -- Amazon
 
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Alternative Names
Simone Elkeles Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Simone Elkeles écrivaine américaine

Simone Elkeles escritora estadounidense

Simone Elkeles US-amerikanische Autorin

Симон Елкелес

Сімоне Елкелес

シモーネ・エルケレス

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