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"Rubin is really funny, but like John Green, he manages to be poignant. . . . In other words, it's a keeper." - Bustle on Denton Little's Deathdate

You only live once - unless you're Denton Little!

Denton Little lives in a world exactly like our own except that everyone knows the day on which they will die. The good news: Denton has lived through his deathdate. Yay! The bad news: He's being chased by the DIA (Death Investigation Agency) , he can never see his family again, and he may now die anytime. Huh. Cheating death isn't quite as awesome as Denton would have thought. . . .

Lance Rubin's debut novel, Denton Little's Deathdate, showed readers just how funny and poignant imminent death could be. Now in this sequel, he takes on the big questions about life. How do we cope, knowing we could die at any time? Would you save someone from dying even if they were a horrible person? Is it wrong to kiss the girl your best friend is crushing on if she's really into you instead? What if she's wearing bacon lip gloss?

Praise for Denton Little's Deathdate:

"Highly original, fantastically entertaining, and laugh-out-loud funny, Denton Little's Deathdate is a wild romp through a night like no other." - Jennifer E. Smith, author of The Geography of You and Me

"Let's all pray the grim reaper is even half as witty (and wise) as the deadly talented Lance Rubin. Till then: skip this book at your own peril." - Tim Federle, author of Better Nate than Ever and The Great American Whatever



About the Author

Lance Rubin

Hey there, I'm Lance Rubin. My first book, DENTON LITTLE'S DEATHDATE, came out from Knopf in Spring 2015. I'm from New Jersey. It's a way better state than people give it credit for. I went to Brown University, and now I live in Brooklyn with my wife and son. They are delightful people. Before I became an author, I was primarily an actor. "Anything I'd recognize you from?" you might ask. Probably not, unless you watched the short-lived NBC hospital show MERCY, in which I guest-starred as a patient with a naked sleepwalking problem. By my late 20's, the acting business was making me sad, so I started to focus more on writing. Now I'm primarily a writer and it makes me incredibly happy. Harry Potter is one of my favorite things of all time. JK Rowling is a storytelling genius, I'm endlessly impressed by what she did there. AZKABAN is my favorite, if only because it has one of the most satisfying climaxes ever. And involves time travel. BACK TO THE FUTURE is my favorite movie. When I was younger, I dreamed about being Marty McFly. Now I dream about being an amalgam of Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale. I don't really dream that. But I love the screenplay they wrote. I also love Pixar, the New York Knicks, Joss Whedon, and the Before Sunrise Trilogy. Some last things: -I have a podcast with one of my best friends, Ray Munoz. Our guests are often people with careers in the arts. We talk about creativity and make jokes. Always 20 minutes or less. Listen on iTunes or here: -I often battle the demons of procrastination. In fact, I shouldn't be writing this bio right now. I'm supposed to be working on my second book, a companion to the first. I will get back to it in two minutes. I swear. -I am not a cat person, but I respect people who are. Kind of.-I am the voice of the Berenstain Bears audiobooks. -I am very bad at baseball. Thanks for reading. Reach out and say hello!



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