Author Archive: Allen Zadoff

Allen Zadoff is the author of the new thriller series, The Unknown Assassin which earned starred reviews and has been optioned for a feature film by Sony Pictures and Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment. His YA novel, Food, Girls, and Other Things I Can't Have won the Sid Fleischman Humor Award and was a YALSA selection for Most Popular Paperbacks of 2012. His second novel was My Life, the Theater, and Other Tragedies, the story of a techie hiding from life after a family tragedy. His third novel Since You Left Me is set in Los Angeles and tells the story of a religious school student who doesn't believe. He also wrote the memoir for adults, Hungry:Lessons Learned on the Journey from Fat to Thin. Allen is a graduate of Cornell University and the Harvard University Institute for Advanced Theatre Training.

Review: I am the Weapon by Allen Zadoff

I haven’t read a book like this in a long time. I mostly read romance centered YA, in various genres, but this–this was something different. There were romantic elements, but it was all apart of a much bigger mystery, and I have to admit, I liked it.

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