Laurie Boyle Crompton is the author of BLAZE (Sourcebooks/2013), THE REAL PROM QUEENS OF WESTFIELD HIGH (Sourcebooks/2014), ADRENALINE CRUSH (FSG/Macmillan/2014 and Square Fish/2016) and LOVE AND VANDALISM (Sourcebooks/May 2017).  

Growing up in 'Pennsyltucky' in the 1980s, Laurie couldn't wait to escape rural life. After saving up her tips from waitressing at a local greasy spoon at 18 she packed up her acid wash jeans and moved to NY. Where everyone else had stopped wearing acid wash.

She graduated first in her class from St. John's University with a BA in English and a minor in Journalism. Since then she's written for national magazines like ALLURE, survived a teaching stint at an all-boy high school, and appeared on Good Day New York several times as a Toy Expert. And yes, 'toy expert' is an actual profession. Really.

She has lived in places like Orlando, Florida where she and her husband spent all of their spare time and money visiting theme parks before moving to the Cotswolds in England for six months, which was every bit as cool as that sounds. The Cromptons are now back in New York where their two children resent never going to Disney.
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LaurieBoyleCrompton LaurieBoyleCrompton Mar 12, 2017 01:50PM
My new book, LOVE & VANDALISM is being released May 2, 2017! Woot! Check out chapter one! :) https://www.wattpad.com/story/102447833
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Stories by Laurie Boyle Crompton
LOVE & VANDALISM by LaurieBoyleCrompton
LOVE & VANDALISM Teen Fiction
Rory has a secret: she's the vandal who paints graffiti lions all over her small town. If her policeman dad knew, he'd probably disown her. So when Hayes, a former screw-up on the path to recovery, catches her in t...
Blaze (or Love in the Time of Supervillains) by LaurieBoyleCrompton
Blaze (or Love in the Time of Supervillains) Teen Fiction
Blaze is tired of spending her life on the sidelines. All she wants is for Mark the Soccer Stud to notice her. Not as Josh's weird sister who drives a turd-brown minivan. And not as that nerdy girl who draws comics...
The Real Prom Queens of Westfield High by LaurieBoyleCrompton
The Real Prom Queens of Westfield High Teen Fiction
5 News Press Release WESTFIELD Reality television is heading to high school! Watch the drama unfold as the three biggest nobodies in Westfield High's senior calls get a shot at becoming popular! Our hidden cameras...
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