Nicola Yoon is a Jamaican-American author. She is best known for writing the 2015 young adult novel Everything, Everything, a New York Times best seller and the basis of a 2017 film of the same name. In 2016, she released The Sun Is Also a Star, a novel that was adapted to a film.
8 books on the list
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All My Rage
In this poignant and tender contemporary young adult novel, love and loss, family and forgiveness come together in a sweeping tale that takes readers from Lahore, Pakistan to Juniper, California. Misbah and Toufiq come to the US to start anew after tragedy strikes, opening the Cloud's Rest Inn Motel. Years later, Salahudin and Noor, once inseparable friends now torn apart by a devastating fight, must confront their pasts and monsters to rediscover what friendship truly means. From a beloved and bestselling YA author, this unforgettable story will leave you breathless.
I got a chance to read an early version of this book and it is really, truly incredible. – source
Also recommended byAshley C. Ford
The Soulmate Equation
Looking for a new twist on the classic love story? Look no further than this heartwarming romance that explores the world of DNA-based matchmaking. When Jess, a single mom and number-crunching expert, is paired with the stuck-up and stubborn founder of a new dating company, she's skeptical - until she starts to realize there might be more to the science of soulmates than she ever thought possible. Full of humor, warmth, and relatable characters, this story proves that love can never be calculated.
This book is sweet and funny and sexy and sooo good! – source
You Love Me
A You Novel
A highly anticipated new thriller in a bestselling series, featuring the infamous Joe Goldberg. He's done with cities, done with love, and ready to start a family on a cozy island in the Pacific Northwest. But when he meets the town librarian, Mary Kaye, he'll stop at nothing to win her over, even if it means meddling in her already busy life. Can true love triumph for these two, or will Joe's obsession lead to his demise? Get ready for a gripping ride full of twists, turns, and unexpected outcomes.
This book is ridiculously good you guys. So. Good. – source
Also recommended byJenny LawsonKaren Rivers
This book and this cover are both incredible. – source
Love Is a Revolution
"Love Is a Revolution" is a refreshing YA novel that explores self-discovery and falling in love with who you really are. Follow Nala as she navigates a summer love with Tye, an activist who challenges her to become a better version of herself. As Nala falls deeper into a web of lies to impress Tye, she learns that self-love is revolutionary. Perfect for fans of romance and inspiring coming-of-age stories.
Happiest of pub days to wonderful @reneewauthor & #LoveIsARevolution. I really loved this book. – source
You Should See Me in a Crown
Small town girl Liz Lighty dreams of escaping her hometown by attending the prestigious Pennington College and becoming a doctor. But when her financial aid falls through, Liz must compete for a prom king and queen scholarship. Despite her fear of the spotlight, Liz is willing to do whatever it takes to win and achieve her dreams. Along the way, she develops a relationship with the new girl in school, Mack, who is also in the running for queen. Will Liz's crush on her competition get in the way of her goals or help her reach them?
I know I’m late to this party, but I finished reading this book a few days ago and just loved it! Irrepressible happiness in book form. #YouShouldSeeMeInACrown @byleahjohnson – source
Also recommended byDonalyn Miller
This stunning debut novel tackles American race relations through the story of a good kid, an honor student, and always there to help a friend who despite leaving his rough neighborhood behind can't escape prejudice. Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for answers and starts a journal to him to find out. When he goes driving with his best friend, everything changes. A must-read for anyone seeking to understand the realities of social injustice.
OK, I have to break my twitter hiatus to completely gush about a book I loooooooved: DEAR MARTIN by the brilliant @getnicced 1/3 – source
We Are Okay
A beautifully crafted novel that offers a raw, honest portrayal of grief, loneliness, and the power of love. When Marin leaves everything behind, she finds herself struggling to outrun tragedy and the pain of her past. Months later, she's alone in a dorm waiting for her best friend to visit and finally confront the unsaid. This moving, poignant story is a must-read for anyone who's ever felt lost or alone. Praise for the novel's exquisite writing, emotional impact, and profound beauty makes We Are Okay a moving portrait of healing and resilience.
Soooo, I'm gonna gush for a few tweets about a book that I truly and completely adored: WE ARE OKAY by @nina_lacour 1/? – source