Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
Traveler

Traveler

L. E. DeLano

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Dreams and the real world collide in this twisting, time-bending fantasy about family, friendship, and how love can span every reality.

Jessa has spent her life dreaming of other worlds and writing down stories more interesting than her own, until the day her favorite character, Finn, suddenly shows up and invites her out for coffee. After the requisite nervous breakdown, Jessa learns that she and Finn are Travelers, born with the ability to slide through reflections and dreams into alternate realities. But it’s not all cupcakes, pirates, and fantasy lifestyles - Jessa is dying over and over again in every reality, and Finn is determined that this time, he’s going to stop it… This Jessa is going to live.

Chosen by readers like you for Macmillan's young adult imprint Swoon Reads, E.L. DeLano’s debut novel Traveler is a perfectly plotted fantasy, full to the brim with fantastical settings and a romance that will make your heart race

Praise for Traveler:

"Absorbing...DeLano has taken the love triangle and made it fresh again with inventive, paranormal twists and well-developed settings. With each new Jessa, readers will become intrigued with a different character's story even as they root for the original Jessa to stay safe. Featuring skillful world-building and carefully plotted suspense, this novel will leave readers eagerly awaiting the sequel." — School Library Journal

“Spicy, electric and unputdownable. LOVED IT.” —sfinnamore, reader on SwoonReads.com

“Ellie Delano does an incredible job in taking her readers on a whirlwind of a ride with Jess and Finn. Delano’s unique writing style coupled with an impassioned and topsy-turvy plot makes for one amazing read.” —Toni Gardner, reader on SwoonReads.com

“I LOOOVE Jessa and Finn. And I like the idea that Jessa will always be Jessa and Finn will always be Finn. Therefore, no matter what, they will always love each other.” —ronsharonron, reader on SwoonReads.com

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There are few things in the world that I find more painful than being forced to sit on a cold metal folding chair in front of a home improvement store selling candy for the Spanish...

Reviews

Praise for Traveler

Praise for Traveler:

"Absorbing...DeLano has taken the love triangle and made it fresh again with inventive, paranormal twists and well-developed settings. With each new Jessa, readers will become intrigued with a different character's story even as they root for the original Jessa to stay safe. Featuring skillful world-building and carefully plotted suspense, this novel will leave readers eagerly awaiting the sequel." — School Library Journal

"DeLano’s debut novel is full of mystery, action, and romance. DeLano’s masterful storyline will keep readers guessing until the very last sentence." —VOYA

"This is a stellar debut novel with something for everyone—action, mystery, romance... Overall, this is an excellent, engaging read that will appeal to fans of many genres." — School Library Connection

“Spicy, electric and unputdownable. LOVED IT.” —sfinnamore, reader on SwoonReads.com

“Ellie Delano does an incredible job in taking her readers on a whirlwind of a ride with Jess and Finn. Delano’s unique writing style coupled with an impassioned and topsy-turvy plot makes for one amazing read.” —Toni Gardner, reader on SwoonReads.com

“I LOOOVE Jessa and Finn. And I like the idea that Jessa will always be Jessa and Finn will always be Finn. Therefore, no matter what, they will always love each other.” —ronsharonron, reader on SwoonReads.com

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About the author

L. E. DeLano

L.E. DeLano is a blogger and autism advocate under her alternate moniker, Ellie DeLano. She comes equipped with a "useless" Theatre degree that has opened doors for her in numerous ways. Though mostly raised in New Mexico, she now calls Pennsylvania home. When she's not writing, which is almost never, she's binge-watching Netflix and trying her best not to be an unwitting pawn her cat's quest for world domination. Traveler is her debut novel.

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