Morgan Matson is a New York Times bestselling author. She received her MFA in writing for children from the New School and was named a Publishers Weekly Flying Start author for her first book, Amy & Roger's Epic Detour, which was also recognized as an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults. Her second book, Second Chance Summer, won the California State Book Award. She lives in Los Angeles. Visit her at MorganMatson.com.
"Matson's characters feel like familiar, comforting friends....
It's a sweet, leisurely read with a title that, thanks to Kelly
Clarkson, begs to be shouted out loud."--Publishers Weekly
"A winning blend of touching moments, memorable characters and situational humor takes readers to a surprising revelation at the story's end."--Kirkus
"Readers will root for Emily.... A thoroughly enjoyable book with a terrific romantic subplot and an ending that ties up the loose ends believably and satisfyingly."--School Library Journal
Morgan Matson "creates a time-and-space experience for teens that might actually interrupt their social media convos until they're finished reading."--Booklist
"Matson writes with humor and the rare ability to outline a character in a few, well-chosen words.... This engaging story is a solid choice for both school and public libraries."--VOYA
"We fell crazy in love with these characters."--Justine Magazine
"After reading Since You've Been Gone, I'm placing Morgan Matson on my list of Authors Whose Books I'll Always Read."--"Hello Giggles"