About the Author...
Alison Schaffir is a social media strategist and young adult author living in New York City. A lover of contemporary fiction, Alison developed her debut novel, Your Dream for Me, fusing two of her favorite interests, fashion and theater, together. She graduated from University of Richmond with a major in business marketing and a minor in psychology. When she’s not making up stories in her head, she loves indulging in Trader Joe’s lava cakes, belting early 2000s pop hits, and spending time with her friends and family.
About the Books...
Your Dream For Me (2023)
News and Reviews...
"Schaffir captures the sheer fun and passion of the emotional rollercoaster that is high school. 'Your Dream for Me' has humor, heart, romance, and characters to relate to and root for. Scarlett is the friend everyone needs. You're in for a treat."
—Julia DeVillers, bestselling author of How My Private, Personal Journal Became a Bestseller
“Alison Schaffir’s debut novel captures the delightfully awkward feeling of what it means to be a teenager. It’s a light-hearted story of friendship, family, fashion, and first love that deserves a round of applause.”
—Sarah Ainslee, author of That Wasn’t in the Script
“Thoroughly entertaining and heartfelt, Your Dream For Me is a poignant story of strong friendships and having the courage to ask yourself who you want to be. It's impossible not to root for Scarlett, whose genuine, spirited voice gives readers plenty of food for thought, as she navigates her junior year of high school. Her experiences are raw and relatable, and through her struggles and triumphs—stitched together with humor and heart--we can all begin to unpack what our dreams are...for ourselves and for those we care about.”
—Leah Dobrinska, author of the Mapleton novels & the Larkspur Library Mystery series
"Alison Schaffir creates a relatable, realistic journey through the changing complexities of both romantic and friend relationships in Your Dream for Me. Experience the emotional turmoil of teen-hood through Scarlet's eyes as she navigates her junior year of high school, learning some of life’s most challenging lessons. Tender moments and anxiety-riddled twists drive this hard-to-put-down dramatic tale."
—Micki Bare, author of the award-winning middle grade novel Society of the Sentinelia
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