The secret admirer.
The fake relationship.
A swoon-worthy collection of stories of first love, unrequited love, love that surprises, love that’s been there all along. Ten of the brightest and award-winning authors writing YA have taken on some of your favourite romantic tropes, embracing them and turning them on their heads. Readers will fall for this collection of stories that celebrate love at its most humorous, inclusive, heart-expanding, and serendipitous.
Edited by Marissa Meyer, contributors include: Elise Bryant (Happily Ever Afters), Elizabeth Eulberg (The Lonely Hearts Club), Leah Johnson (You Should See Me in a Crown), Anna-Marie McLemore (When the Moon Was Ours), Marissa Meyer (the Lunar Chronicles), Sandhya Menon (Dimpleverse books), Julie Murphy (Dumplin’), Caleb Roehrig (Last Seen Leaving), Sarah Winifred Searle (Sincerely Harriet) and Abigail Hing Wen (Loveboat, Taipei).
‘Marissa Meyer rocks the fractured fairytale genre.’
‘Cinder is a bewitching and engrossing sci-fi retelling of the familiar Cinderella fairytale, and hands-down one of the best books I will read this year.’
‘Takes the classic to a whole new level.’
’Something for everyone…[These stories] got me out of a reading slump and left me smiling! What more could a reader want?’
‘[A] playful, inclusive anthology…[Readers] will find comfort in these pages, telling stories of young people falling in love despite the odds.’
‘YA readers will love this collection of fresh and sweet stories that celebrate all different types of love from funny, heart-warming, inclusive and even serendipitous.’