Sarah Suk’s six must read YA rivals to lovers stories

This post was kindly written by Sarah Suk, author of Made in Korea Ah, rivals to lovers. One of my all-time favorite tropes and arguably the most elite romance trope of all (though catch me on another day and you may find me saying the same of friends to lovers and fake dating. What can I say? I love them all too much to choose. But I digress). My own debut novel, Made in Korea, features a rivals to lovers dynamic in the main characters, Valerie and Wes, who run competing K-beauty businesses at…


Joya Goffney on list making and her debut novel, Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry

This guest post was kindly written by Joya Goffney, author of Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry. Lists calm me. Emotions and tasks and memories take up so much space in my head—they’re heavy. So when I can’t hold them in anymore, I write lists of all the things I need to do, lists of everything in my past that I need to heal from, lists of everything in my present that won’t let me sleep. Then, eventually, I get to work. Back in high school, I would write one ultimate list per year of all the…

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Kristy Boyce’s debut YA novel, Hot British Boyfriend is a sweet and swoony read about finding love and more importantly, yourself.

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Monica Gomez-Hira’s Once Upon a Quinceañera is a second-chance romance filled with sunshine, dance, crushes and drama that will make you smile from ear to ear.

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