Robin Benway
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Robin Benway

Robin Benway is a National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author of six novels for young adults, including Audrey, Wait!, the AKA series, and Emmy & Oliver. Her books have received numerous awards and recognition, including a 2008 Blue Ribbon Award from the Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books, 2009's ALA Best Books for Young Adults, and 2014's ALA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults. In addition, her novels have received starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, and Publishers Weekly, and have been published in more than twenty countries. Her most recent title, Emmy & Oliver, was published in 2015 by Harper Teen, and was named one of the best books of summer by the Los Angeles Times, the Houston Chronicle, and Publishers Weekly. Her newest book, Far From the Tree, won the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature and was published by Harper Teen on October 3, 2017.

Robin grew up in Orange County, California, attended NYU, where she was the 1997 recipient of the Seth Barkas Prize for Creative Writing, and is a graduate of UCLA. She currently lives in Los Angeles, where she spends her time hanging out with her dog, Hudson, making coffee, and procrastinating on writing.

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Best Sellers

    • Far from the Tree

    • By: Robin Benway
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,234
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,129
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,123

    Robin Benway's interweaving story of three very different teenagers connected by blood explores the meaning of family in all its forms - how to find it, how to keep it, and how to love it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • SO MOVED BY THIS STORY! GREAT FICTION!

    • By Ann on 02-28-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Emmy & Oliver

    • By: Robin Benway
    • Narrated by: Phoebe Strole
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 80

    Emmy and Oliver were going to be best friends forever, or maybe even more, before their futures were ripped apart....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Love that withstood an unknown distance in time

    • By Nicole on 11-03-15

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Going Rogue

    • Also Known As, Book 2
    • By: Robin Benway
    • Narrated by: Robin Benway
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    Which is more dangerous: Taking on corrupt spies...or meeting your boyfriend’s mom....

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Also Known As

    • AKA, Book 1
    • By: Robin Benway
    • Narrated by: Robin Benway
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 78

    Maggie Silver has never minded her unusual life. Cracking safes for the world’s premier spy organization and traveling the world with her insanely cool parents definitely beat high school and the accompanying cliques....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun YA Listen

    • By Richard on 12-05-15

    Regular price: $19.99

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