First foreign editions of The Next Together!

They’re finally here!!! The first foreign editions of The Next Together – První konec (“The First End”) out in the Czech Republic with CooBoo and Em Nossa Proxima Vida (“In Our Next Life”) out in Brasil with HarperCollins. I’m so excited to have these! My words are in DIFFERENT LANGUAGES. Coming soon: The Next TogetherContinue reading “First foreign editions of The Next Together!”

Special edition of The Last Beginning!

Exciting news! Scholastic Book Clubs have commissioned a special edition of The Last Beginning, which includes the short story set at Bletchley Park ‘Another Together‘ at the end. Hello, feels! The gorgeous finale to The Next Together, with an exclusive new short story! Romance plus reincarnation: who said undying love is a myth…? Sixteen yearsContinue reading “Special edition of The Last Beginning!”

New book announced!

I can finally share the news….. My third novel is a romantic psychological thriller set in space called The Loneliest Girl in the Universe, out with Walker Books in September 2017! It tells the story of Romy & J, who are both alone on ships travelling through space and start talking via email. The only problem?Continue reading “New book announced!”

Free e-novella ANOTHER TOGETHER released + a money chat

Happy Thursday! And happy Another Together publication day! This is a complete 10,000 word (50 page) short story, released on Kindle and eBook. It can be read without having read The Next Together – and it’s free, so you’ve got no excuse not to dive in! The prologue of The Last Beginning is also includedContinue reading “Free e-novella ANOTHER TOGETHER released + a money chat”

Cover reveal for The Last Beginning and SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

It’s time! I can finally share the cover for my second novel, The Last Beginning. Thank you to Maximum Pop!, littlebookwormig, the.literary.omnivore, prettybooks, sarahlikesbooks, pollyandbooks, mynovelexperience,, tilly-and-her-books and nikkireads for helping me do this reveal. You’re all stars. ❤ I’m not going to keep you waiting any longer. HERE IT IS. The epic conclusion toContinue reading “Cover reveal for The Last Beginning and SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!”

Competition + The Last Beginning cover reveal!

The cover of The Last Beginning is being revealed THIS TIME NEXT WEEK by some lovely Instagram and Tumblr bloggers. Whaaat!! If that isn’t enough, there’s also going to be a VERY EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT by the folks over at Maximum Pop! alongside the cover. Here’s a clue to what it’s about……do you have any guesses?  Continue reading “Competition + The Last Beginning cover reveal!”

We have lift off!

My second novel The Last Beginning is, as of today, available for preorder! (Amazon UK | Book Depository) The release date is 6th October! 179 days to go!! Here’s the blurb: The epic conclusion to Lauren James’ debut The Next Together about love, destiny and time travel. Sixteen years ago, after a scandal that rocked theContinue reading “We have lift off!”

🎉 Branford Boase Award nomination! 🎉

Exciting news today – my editor Annalie Grainger and I have been longlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2016! It’s such an unbelievably cool honour, and I can absolutely confirm that Annalie deserves it for the hard work she put into The Next Together with me. Annalie is nominated not only as an editor, but anContinue reading “🎉 Branford Boase Award nomination! 🎉”

US Book Deal announced!

THE NEWS IS OUT! The Next Together is being pub’ed in the US by Sky Pony Press, edited by Alison Weiss! I’m absolutely thrilled to bits. I’ve been keeping this a secret since MAY so I’m going to be talking about it a lot now that I finally can! I’m really excited to work with the wonderful Alison andContinue reading “US Book Deal announced!”