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Published by Dutton (2010)

Anna and the French Kiss

Can Anna find love in the City of Light?

Anna is happy in Atlanta. She has a loyal best friend and a crush on her coworker at the movie theater, who is just starting to return her attention. So she's less than thrilled when her father decides to send her to a boarding school in Paris for her senior year. But despite not speaking of word of French, Anna meets some cool new people, including the handsome Étienne St. Clair, who quickly becomes her best friend. Unfortunately, he's taken—and Anna might be, too. Will a year of romantic near misses end with the French kiss she's been waiting for?

♥ International Bestseller
♥ NPR's Year's Best Teen Reads, 2010
♥ NPR's 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels, #53
♥ Cybils Award Finalist for Young Adult Fiction, 2011
♥ YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012 list
♥ YALSA's Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults: Forbidden Romance, 2012
♥ TAYSHAS Reading List, 2012
♥ Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers, Honor, 2012-13

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"From the magical streets of Paris to its charming narrator, Anna and the French Kiss has it all. A wonderfully winning book!"

—ROBIN BENWAY, author of Audrey, Wait! and The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May & June

"Perkins' debut, narrated in Anna's likable, introspective voice, is an absorbing and enjoyable read."


"No one captures the exhilarating and exhausting 'but-does-he-like-me?!' question better than Stephanie Perkins. A scrumptious read."

—JUSTINA CHEN, author of North of Beautiful

"Magical. Anna and the French Kiss really captures the feeling of being in love."

—CASSANDRA CLARE, NYT bestselling author of The Mortal Instruments series

"Tantalizing pacing, sparkling repartee, vibrant supporting characters . . ."

—GAYLE FORMAN, NYT bestselling author of If I Stay and Where She Went

"Very sly. Very funny. Very romantic. You should date this book."

—MAUREEN JOHNSON, NYT bestselling author of 13 Little Blue Envelopes and Scarlett Fever

"Smart dialogue, fresh characters and plenty of tingly interactions . . . Sarah Dessen fans will welcome another author who gracefully combines love and realism."

—KIRKUS REVIEWS, starred review

"Smart and sensual, Anna and the French Kiss is everything your heart is longing for. You'll want to live inside this story forever."

—LISA MCMANN, NYT bestselling author of the Wake trilogy

"Anna and the French Kiss charms [readers] with its Parisian setting and a très bien boy."


"Imagine a mug of rich, thick hot chocolate. Now add a swirl of sweet whipped cream. Yummy? Oui. Well, Anna and the French Kiss is richer, sweeter, and—yes—even hotter. You're in for a very special treat."

—LAUREN MYRACLE, NYT bestselling author of Peace, Love, & Baby Ducks and Let It Snow

"Anna's richness of character and clever turns of phrase will endear her to any reader."


"Perkins has written a delightful debut novel with refreshingly witty characters."


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Published by Dutton (2011)

Lola and the Boy Next Door

Could the boy from her past be the love of her future?

Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn't believe in fashion . . . she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit—the more sparkly, more fun, more wild—the better. And life is pretty close to perfect in Lola's world, especially with her hot rocker boyfriend. That is, until the dreaded Bell twins, Calliope and Cricket, return to the neighborhood and unearth a past of hurt and anguish that Lola thought was long buried. When talented inventor Cricket steps out from his twin sister's shadow and back into Lola's life, she must finally reconcile a lifetime of feelings for the boy next door.

♥ International Bestseller
♥ YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012 list
♥ ALA's Rainbow Book List, 2013

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"Perkins skillfully shows that learning to let one's authenticity shine through is what true love can make happen."


"Stephanie Perkins knows how to connect with her readers."


"A delectable companion to her debut hit, Anna and the French Kiss (2010). And steamy kisses and tingly touches? There are still plenty of those, too."


"You're going to fall in love with Lola and the Boy Next Door. Madly in love! Every page sparkles."

—SARAH MLYNOWSKI, author of Bras & Brookmsticks and Ten Things We Did (And Probably Shouldn't Have)

"With a swoonworthy romance and a cast of unforgettable characters, Lola and the Boy Next Door is another unputdownable read from Stephanie, who clearly excels at imagining teens that are anything but caricatures."


"Snappy dialogue and sexy love interests . . . [Lola's] self-deprecating sense of humor and Perkins's skill at capturing Lola's seesawing emotions make for a lively romance."


"Very modern, very funny and full of controversial questions."


"Step back—it's going to fly off the shelves."


"It [isn't] just a love story. It [is] a story about friendship, growing up, and making hard decisions."


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Published by Dutton (2014)

Isla and the Happily Ever After

Love ignites in the City That Never Sleeps, but can it last?

Hopeless romantic Isla has had a crush on introspective cartoonist Josh since their first year at the School of America in Paris. And after a chance encounter in Manhattan over the summer, romance might be closer than Isla imagined. But as they begin their senior year back in France, Isla and Josh are forced to confront the challenges every young couple must face, including family drama, uncertainty about their college futures, and the very real possibility of being apart.

Featuring cameos from fan-favorites Anna, Étienne, Lola, and Cricket, this sweet and sexy story of true love—set against the stunning backdrops of New York City, Paris, and Barcelona—is a swoonworthy conclusion to Stephanie Perkins's beloved series.

New York Times Bestseller

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"It's hard to imagine a more romantic tale than Isla and the Happily Ever After."

—BOOKPAGE, Teen Top Pick

"Engaging teen characters with page-turning love lives offer ample vicarious pleasures . . . A satisfying dose of first love's physical and emotional thrall."


"Stephanie Perkins is the Jane Austen of our generation. Her stories ache, soothe, and leave you breathless with joy; there's true magic in these pages—it's an experience you won't soon forget."

—TAHEREH MAFI, NYT bestselling author of the Shatter Me series

"Stephanie Perkins's characters fall in love the way we all want to, in real time and for good."

—RAINBOW ROWELL, award-winning, NYT bestselling author of Eleanor & Park and Fangirl

"Dazzling and full of raw emotion, Isla and the Happily Ever After is a stunning and passionate novel."

—RT BOOK REVIEWS, 4.5 star review (highest rating)

"Realistic characters, spot-on dialogue, and a truly delightful romance make for a novel that will delight the author's fans and win her legions of new ones."


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Coming from St. Martin's Griffin (2014)

My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories

RELEASE DATE: 14 October 2014

PUBLISHER: St. Martin's Griffin

DESCRIPTION: If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you're going to fall in love with My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by twelve bestselling young adult writers, edited by international bestselling author Stephanie Perkins.

Stories by: Holly Black, Ally Carter, Matt de la Peņa, Gayle Forman, Jenny Han, David Levithan, Kelly Link, Myra McEntire, Rainbow Rowell, Stephanie Perkins, Laini Taylor, and Kiersten White.

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"Rich language and careful, efficient character development make the collection an absorbing and sophisticated read, each story surprisingly fresh despite the constraints of a shared theme. It's that rarest of short story collections: There's not a single lump of coal."

—KIRKUS REVIEWS, starred review

"Stunning and diverse, this holiday anthology is pure magic. Perkins' sharp editing ensures each story flows seamlessly alone and within the collection. Her own contribution, 'It's a Yuletide Miracle, Charlie Brown,' is the highlight of the set. This is what all anthologies should aspire to be."

—RT BOOK REVIEWS, 4.5 star review (highest rating)

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DESCRIPTION: From Publisher's Weekly: "A [YA] horror novel in the vein of the movie Scream in which a cadre of high school students are being stalked and attacked by a mysterious killer with no obvious motive."

From my blog: "Yes, it's a contemporary. The killer is not a supernatural creature. I'm talking about ye old traditional knife-wielding maniac. Yes, it will be bloody. Yes, it will be sexy. Yes, it will be scary."

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