About The Author

Simone Elkeles

Simone Elkeles (author of How to Ruin Trilogy, Leaving Paradise/ Return to Paradise, Perfect Chemistry Trilogy) is a New York Times Bestselling young adult author.

Simone starting writing in 2000, but she did not sign right away. After she completed “How to Ruin a Summer Vacation”, Elkeles began sending her book to agents.

After 5 years of searching, Elkeles finally found an agent who loved her novel and would be willing to sign her.


Wild Cards
Book #1 in Wild Cards Series
By Simone Elkeles

Also known as “Better Than Perfect” So, Elkeles is back and so is my enjoinment for her books. I had this fear for a second, that I was becoming a bit too old for her stories, but on a second thought: how can one be too old to have fun, right? That’s impossible! Or so I hope. I assume…

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Chain Reaction
Book #3 in Perfect Chemistry Series
By Simone Elkeles

Ay carajo! There are only so many times you can enjoy the same old story.. in my opinion it gets down to probably two. I loved the first book because of the characters, and the chemistry and the action and I enjoyed enormously the humor in the second one, but when it comes to this one… I am…

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Ruined Series
By Simone Elkeles

1. ‘How to Ruin a Summer Vacation‘ When I started reading this series I didn’t know the 2nd and 3rd were continuing the story form the 1st book (I just assumed this after reading PC series). So I was just enjoying this sweet love story, with lots of funny moments and at the end of the first book…

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Return to Paradise
Book #2 in Leaving Paradise Series
By Simone Elkeles

Sweet, fun, entertaining.. I’m glad I read it! After reading “Leaving paradise” I was so disappointed that I didn’t really want to read the sequel. The first book started so damn good but it was just ok by the middle (except some good parts), and then it ended in such a hurry – I understand why, but i still don’t…

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Rules of Attraction
Book #2 in Perfect Chemistry Series
By Simone Elkeles

Sometimes I wish I would have started by reading this book before “Perfect chemistry” because I am sure I would have liked this one a lot better.. and indeed this book is great. I must confess that I fell in love with “Perfect Chemistry” and now it’s so damn hard not to compare them, but I’ll give it a try.

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Perfect Chemistry
Book #1 in Perfect Chemistry Series
By Simone Elkeles

I loved it!It’s hard to rate a book that you love a lot, that made you laugh until your cheeks hurt, that made you feel like a teenager again, giggling like a fool at every scene between the 2 main characters, wishing for the next installment to come really quick.. and this book did all this very well.

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