Summer vacation means more than a break from school to the characters in these books for young adults. Thanks to a chance encounter or freak accident, summer marks the beginning of these teenagers’ real education in life and maturity.
Emily Henry writes stories about love and family for both teens and adults. She studied creative writing at Hope College and the now-defunct New York Center for Art & Media Studies and now spends most of her time in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the part of Kentucky just beneath it.
S J Crabb lives in the UK in the South of England and when she isn’t writing feels pressured to go to the nearby Zumba class because apparently, that’s what you should do these days. She loves Krispy Kreme doughnuts, shopping and Florida.
Paige Toon is the 1.5 million bestselling author of fourteen women’s fiction novels, three books for young adults and three short story ebook sequels. She writes contemporary love stories about relatable characters in often extraordinary circumstances and is one of the highest-rated romance authors on Goodreads.
Beth Reekles is the YA author behind the 2018 Netflix smash hit movie, The Kissing Booth. Beth first published The Kissing Booth on Wattpad in 2010, at age 15, accumulating almost 20 million reads before it was published by (Penguin) Random House in 2012, along with her other YA novels, Rolling Dice and Out of Tune. She has also published a short story with Accent Press called Cwtch Me If You Can.
Rebecca Serle is an author and television writer who lives in New York and Los Angeles. Serle developed the hit TV adaptation of her YA series Famous in Love, and is also the author of The Dinner List, and YA novels The Edge of Falling and When You Were Mine. She received her MFA from the New School in NYC.
Following the Mackenzie and Diamond families in the That Boy Series, including the collection of the next generation of the families from book six.
Jennifer Niven is the Emmy Award-winning, #1 New York Times and International bestselling author. She also oversees Germ, a literary and lifestyle web magazine for girls and boys age high school and beyond that celebrates beginnings, futures, and all the amazing and agonizing moments in between. Her previous works include four novels for adults, as well as three nonfiction books. She divides her time between Los Angeles and coastal Georgia with her husband, kids, and literary cats.
Rachael Brownell is an Amazon bestselling author of contemporary, New Adult, and YA romance. She lives in Michigan with her husband, son, snuggly dog, and hateful cat. She moonlights as a bartender a few days a week (her excuse to get out of the house and socialize) and writes full time.
Sophie Kinsella is a writer and former financial journalist. She is the number one bestselling author and lives in the UK with her husband and family. She is also the author of the children’s series Mummy Fairy and Me / Fairy Mom and Me, and several bestselling novels under the name of Madeleine Wickham. Visit her website at www.sophiekinsella.co.uk.