praise for BURRO HILLS
"Julia Lynn Rubin draws beautifully complicated characters and an utterly convincing world. This book is gritty, unflinching and full of heart."
—Meredith Miller, author of Little Wrecks
"A dark, disturbing, romantic, riveting debut."
—Caroline Bock, author of Lie
"Burro Hills is pure grit and heart….This struck deep in my guts and will resonate for quite some time. Brave, bold, wild and honest."
—Bonnie Pipkin, author of Aftercare Instructions
"A vivid portrait of one teen's search for acceptance.”
—Gillian French, author of The Lies They Tell
"Rubin's contemporary first novel brims with lively prose and authentic depictions of first love, teenage interactions, and the arbitrary social rules that in high school seem like absolute law." — Publisher's Weekly
advance praise for TROUBLE GIRLS
“A beautifully written and deeply thoughtful variation on the classic trope of the criminal duo on the run.” —Dana Mele, author of People Like Us
“Will grab you by the throat and pull you into the getaway car. A love story that sings with rage and resilience.” —Hannah Capin, author of Foul Is Fair
“A dark and delicious road trip . . . enthralling at every turn!” —Demetra Brodsky, author of Last Girls
“A powerful, beautifully-written gut punch. Fast-paced. Addictive.” —Sophie Gonzales, author of Only Mostly Devastated
“The prose is knife sharp, the characters’ edges honed through wonderfully interwoven backstory, and the plot draws blood with Rubin’s refusal to look away from the truth.” —Ashley Schumacher, author of Amelia Unabridged