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Adam Silvera

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Adam Silvera was born and raised in the Bronx, New York and is tall for no reason. He was a bookseller before shifting to childrens publishing where he worked at a literary development company, a creative writing website for teens, and as a book reviewer of childrens and young adult novels. He lives in New York City.

Genres: Young Adult Romance, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult Fiction

Adam Silvera recommends
The Hate U Give (2017)
(Carter Family , book 1)
Angie Thomas
"This is tragically timely, hard-hitting, and an ultimate prayer for change. Don't look away from this searing battle for justice. Rally with Starr."
Ramona Blue (2017)
Julie Murphy
"Julie Murphy delivers a fresh and glorious love story that addresses all the complexities of one's heart. Ramona Blue’s discovery of limitless love is total beauty."
Down and Across (2018)
Arvin Ahmadi
"Arvin Ahmadi's voice will be a dynamic entry into YA literature. Down and Across is a thrilling game-changer that touches on the universal journey of self-discovery with a deft hand and riotous humor."
The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik (2018)
David Arnold
"The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik is an epic wonder that only David Arnold could have dreamed up. You'll marvel at every glowing page as powerhouse Arnold tells a blazing, transporting story of love and history and mystery and more."
Black Wings Beating (2018)
(Skybound Saga, book 1)
Alex London
"Epic thrills, heart-punching romance, and a marvel of a hero."
Odd One Out (2018)
Nic Stone
"Radiant masterpiece!."
This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story (2018)
Kacen Callender
"This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title."
The Gravity of Us (2019)
Phil Stamper
"A grounded romance that shapes into its own lovely constellation."
Frankly in Love (2019)
David Yoon
"I fell fast for David Yoon's masterful debut that's big-hearted, honest, hilarious, and achingly romantic. I smiled, I laughed, I cried, and I closed this book wiser. Get ready to fall in love with Frank, world!"
How to Be Remy Cameron (2019)
Julian Winters
"I always smile my way through a Julian Winters book. Remy's story of self-discovery is empowering and lovely."
Hurricane Summer (2021)
Asha Bromfield
"Hurricane Summer is a gorgeous story that radiates with resilience and bravely drops hard truths. Asha Bromfield will take readers by storm in her captivating debut about discovering yourself when your world is out of control."
Lulu and Milagro's Search for Clarity (2022)
Angela Velez
"There's SO MUCH HEART in these pages. This outstanding debut is hard-hitting and hilarious. I'm so hyped for more Angela Velez stories."
All My Rage (2022)
Sabaa Tahir
"All My Rage is an unflinching, profound force that will rattle your heart and toughen your soul. Sabaa Tahir's razor-sharp writing never shies away from the world's harshness while always finding the light in the dark for our special, unforgettable narrators."
If You Change Your Mind (2022)
Robby Weber
"A romantic hero's journey with a happy ending that will leave you smiling and swooning. If You Change Your Mind shows readers they have the power to write their own stories, even when their hearts are pulling them in different directions. I loved it!"
Lightlark (2022)
(Lightlark, book 1)
Alex Aster
"If The Hunger Games was a dark fairy tale, you'd get the vicious and enchanting Lightlark. Get ready to be transported into a dazzling world where love is a death sentence and the romances between competitors are even fiercer than the curses plaguing the islands."
This Is Why They Hate Us (2022)
Aaron H Aceves
"Legit instant love for This Is Why They Hate Us. This remarkable debut is told in an unfiltered voice that's hilariously chaotic and profound. I genuinely wish I could've read this queer Latine book as a teen, and I'm so happy it exists for this generation and beyond."

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