If you’re into the Heartstopper series (and if you’re not, I strongly recommend that you become so!), you’ll want — you’ll need — this novella about love and doubt and growing up. Recommended By Lucinda G., Powells.com
Synopses & Reviews
From the mega-bestselling creator of Heartstopper
, a must-have novella in which Heartstopper's
lead characters, Nick and Charlie, face one of their biggest challenges yet.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder... right?
Everyone knows that Nick and Charlie love their nearly inseparable life together. But soon Nick will be leaving for university, and Charlie, a year younger, will be left behind. Everyone's asking if they're staying together, which is a stupid question... or at least that's what Nick and Charlie assume at first.
As the time to say goodbye gets inevitably closer, both Nick and Charlie start to question whether their love is strong enough to survive being apart. Charlie is sure he's holding Nick back... and Nick can't tell what Charlie's thinking.
Things spiral from there.
Everyone knows that first loves rarely last forever. What will it take for Nick and Charlie to defy the odds?
"With all the blushing and awkward glances, it's difficult not to be charmed... The romance and realistic fiction will draw readers in to this sweet story." Booklist
"Incredibly lovable from start to finish." Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)
"Realistic yet uplifting, this tale of self-discovery will make readers' hearts skip a beat." School Library Journal
About the Author
Alice Oseman was born in 1994 in Kent, England, and is a full-time writer and illustrator. She is the creator of the popular Heartstopper series, which is now streaming on Netflix as a live-action TV show. Alice is also the author of four YA novels: Solitaire, Radio Silence, I Was Born for This, and Loveless.