Fools In Love: Fresh Twists on Romantic Tales (Hardcover)
Join fifteen bestselling, award-winning, and up-and-coming authors as they reimagine some of the most popular tropes in the romance genre.
Fake relationships. Enemies to lovers. Love triangles and best friends, mistaken identities and missed connections. This collection of genre-bending and original stories celebrates how love always finds a way, featuring powerful flora, a superhero and his nemesis, a fantastical sled race through snow-capped mountains, a golf tournament, the wrong ride-share, and even the end of the world. With stories written by Rebecca Barrow, Ashley Herring Blake, Gloria Chao, Mason Deaver, Sara Farizan, Claire Kann, Malinda Lo, Hannah Moskowitz, Natasha Ngan, Rebecca Podos, Lilliam Rivera, Laura Silverman, Amy Spalding, Rebecca Kim Wells, and Julian Winters this collection is sure to sweep you off your feet.
Rebecca Podos' debut novel, The Mystery of Hollow Places, was a Junior Library Guild Selection and a B&N Best YA Book of 2016. Her second book, Like Water, won the 2018 Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Children's and Young Adult. The Wise and The Wicked, her third novel, was recently released. A graduate of the Writing, Literature and Publishing Program at Emerson College, she's an agent at the Rees Literary Agency in Boston by day.
"From meet-cutes to frenemies to long-gestating feelings, this anthology offers a pleasurable assortment of love connections. Delightful, romantic fun."—Kirkus
For readers with a fear of commitment to a long story or those who like to play the field before settling down, these anthologies offer a sampling of romance tropes from some of YA’s best-loved authors.
This was an entertaining read with great diversity and inclusion. What’s not to like?!—Teen Librarian Toolbox