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Julie Buxbaum Books In Order

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Opposite of Love (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
After You (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tell Me Three Things (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
What to Say Next (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Coming from New York in the United States, the American author Julie Buxbaum has been an extremely successful one for quite some time now. Largely focusing on the young adult demographic, she is an author who clearly understands her audience, with a clear insight into the minds of her characters. Setting herself apart from other authors in her particular field, she has an idiosyncratic voice that really has created a niche within the industry, something which her many fans have come to appreciate.

Early and Personal Life

Born in New York in the United States of America, the author to be Julie Buxbaum grew up with a strong passion for the written word. Over the years she would nurture and harness this gift she had, honing and refining her skills constantly all the time. Taking in inspiration from the world around her, she started to become a lot more adept, making way for the writing career that she currently has today.

Attending Harvard Law School and graduating, she has had a first class education which has helped her to find her voice as a writer. Giving her the tools she needed, it has enabled her to discover who she is as an author and what it is that she wants to write about. Not only that, but her academia and learning also provided her with a greater degree of focus, something which she may not have had otherwise.

This then also lead to her becoming a highly successful lawyer prior to her writing career, something which also influenced her material. She would also feature in a number of publications as well, before turning to her career as a full-time novelist. As well as building a profile before she started on her career, she would also gain plenty of material from all of this too.

Currently living in Los Angeles with her two children and husband, she still continues to write to this very day. Living the family life along with writing full-time, she has developed a deep insight into both her material and her characters. This has allowed her to become a far more versatile author, something which her many fans have come to appreciate, and will continue to do so for years to come.

Writing Career

Writing her first book, ‘The Opposite of Love’, in 2008, Julie Buxbaum came onto the scene with her debut novel. Setting herself up as a writer, it managed to establish her presence as a fully fledged novelist, as readers begun to discover her work. It’s also the ideal starting point for anybody looking to get into her work and find out more on where she came from as an author.

Moving on to young adult novels recently as well, she is constantly branching out to new and diverse areas with her writing. Showing a clear talent for appealing to all demographics, she clearly knows her readers, as she is able to craft stories and characters that appeal to all ages. Her themes and ideas are also compelling as well, with many of them being universal in their approach to their subject matter.

Writing for a number of prestigious publications, including The New York Times, prior to becoming a novelist, she had already made a name for herself. With a lot of people fully aware of her and her work, it was then simply a case of releasing her novels to an ever eager public. This audience then grew over the following years to come, building upon both her overall fame and reputation.

Respected by both her peers and contemporaries alike, she has attracted not only the general public, but the critics as well. Garnering both praise and acclaim for her work, she has managed to gain positive attention for all her novels. With a whole host of reviewers praising her approach to the art-form, she has a whole world of opportunity and potential awaiting her.

With a strong online presence she has continually kept in contact with her fans, always engaging with them every step of the way. As well as that she keeps herself active with both her and her family, all the while continuing to write maintaining a regular level of output. This shows no signs of stopping any time soon, as her continues to grow from strength-to-strength on into the foreseeable future.

The Opposite of Love

Initially published in 2008 on the 29th of January, this was the first book to book to come from Julie Buxbaum as a writer. Originally released through ‘The Dial Press’ publishing label, it helped establish her career as an author. For any avid reader of her work it is a definite must, as it provides a great insight into the development of her work overall.

Breaking up with her long-term boyfriend, Emily Haxby feels a series of major changes are currently underway. With him on the verge of proposing as well, many feel she’s made a serious mistake, but it’s something she feels she needs to do. Facing a major lawsuit as well, she has to help her grandfather who isn’t what he once was, despite her father being emotionally distant and her mother being deceased. Will she be able to bring her family together? How will she deal with the lawsuit? Can she find the opposite of love?

Tell Me Three Things

First brought out through the Delacorte Press publishing house, this was originally released in 2016 on the 5th of April. Marking the first of her Young Adult novels, this is definitely a shift in tone and direction for Buxbaum as an author. It still offers something for her long-term readers, as her wit is still there brimming just under the surface of the narrative.

Facing a whole new world of junior high at a Los Angeles prep school, Jessie is feeling more than just a little intimidated. That’s when she’s offered help by someone calling themselves just SN, short for ‘Somebody/Nobody’, an offer she finds it difficult to turn down with everything else going on. With her mother having died just two years previously and her father relocating them to live with an awful stepmother and son, she’s trying her best to make it in this new life. Will she be able to survive? Is this mystery person’s intentions pure? What will happen when they ask her to tell me three things?

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