Book Blitz: Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid (His Top 5 YA Authors + GIVEAWAY!)


Adi Alsaid’s Top 5 YA Authors

• John Green
• Leslye Walton
• David Levithan
• Corey Whaley
• E. Lockhart

“In the few years since I began reading young adult novels, I’ve taken a shotgun-blast approach when

choosing what to read next. Rather than focusing on one author’s work to fully explore, I’ve tried to get

my hands on as many different ones as possible. So, though I’ve only read one or two books by some

of these authors, they wrote the books I most enjoyed within the genre, and am looking forward to

reading more and more of their work. Three of them I only discovered this year while traveling to book

conferences, and all three of their books (Whaley’s Noggin, Lockhart’s We Were Liars, and fellow debut

author Leslye Walton’s The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender) are among my favorite

books overall that I’ve read in the past couple years.”

-Adi Alsaid



Five strangers. Countless adventures. One epic way to get lost. Four teens across the country have only one thing in common: a girl named LEILA. She crashes into their lives in her absurdly red car at the moment they need someone the most. There’s HUDSON, a small-town mechanic who is willing to throw away his dreams for true love. And BREE, a runaway who seizes every Tuesday—and a few stolen goods along the way. ELLIOT believes in happy endings…until his own life goes off-script. And SONIA worries that when she lost her boyfriend, she also lost the ability to love. Hudson, Bree, Elliot and Sonia find a friend in Leila. And when Leila leaves them, their lives are forever changed. But it is during Leila’s own 4,268-mile journey that she discovers the most important truth— sometimes, what you need most is right where you started. And maybe the only way to find what you’re looking for is to get lost along the way.

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Early Praise:

“Reminiscent of John Green’s Paper Towns and road trip novels that feature a teen paving the

way to adulthood, Alsaid’s debut is a gem among contemporary YA novels.” – School Library


“Five love stories, beautifully woven together by a special girl in search of adventure, hope, and

full appreciation of life’s simple pleasures. A do-not-miss. ” – Justine Magazine

“Moving and poignant.” – Glitter Magazine

“An entertaining and romantic road-trip debut.” – Kirkus

“Leila’s quest to find the Northern Lights takes readers on a captivating cross-country

journey, where four strangers’ adventures collide into one riveting tale of finding

yourself.” ―

“This will likely be a popular summer hit, especially for older teen about to embark on their own

journeys of self-discovery.” –Booklist



Adi Alsaid was born and raised in Mexico City, then studied at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. While in class, he mostly read fiction and continuously failed to fill out crossword puzzles, so it’s no surprise that after graduating, he did not go into business world but rather packed up his apartment into his car and escaped to the California coastline to become a writer. He’s now back in his hometown, where he writes, coaches high school and elementary basketball, and has perfected the art of making every dish he eats or cooks as spicy as possible. In addition to Mexico, he’s lived in Tel Aviv, Las Vegas, and Monterey, California. A tingly feeling in his feet tells him more places will eventually be added to the list. Let’s Get Lost is his YA debut.


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1 signed hard cover copy of Let’s Get Lost

1 Let’s Get Lost luggage tag

1 Harlequin TEEN notebook

1 Let’s Get Lost sachel

1 Harlequin TEEN tote bag

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