How to End a Love Story: A Reese's Book Club Pick

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Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Avon Books
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.8 X 1.0 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780063310681

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About the Author

Yulin Kuang is a screenwriter and director, whose credits include The CW's I Ship It and Hulu's Dollface. She was once fired from a Hallmark movie for being 'too hip for Hallmark' and is the adapting screenwriter of Emily Henry's People We Meet On Vacation, as well as the writer/director of the forthcoming Beach Read film for 20th Century Studios. She lives in Pasadena with her husband Zack and their orange cat, Eloise.

Reviews

"How to End a Love Story is one of the sexiest, smartest, funniest, and most effective novels I've read in a long time. Yulin Kuang's voice is strong, sure, and singular--I'll read anything she writes. An absolute star."
-- Emily Henry, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

"I was hooked on the very first page of How to End a Love Story, the absurdly delicious debut from Yulin Kuang. The chemistry between Helen and Grant is pure magic, as is Yulin's gorgeous writing. I need seven other books from her ASAP. Don't miss this one!" -- Carley Fortune, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

"An utterly compelling debut complete with romance secret sauce--a couple with a real reason to stay apart...and simply can't. Emotional, relatable and binge-worthy." -- Tessa Bailey, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

"This captivating novel is a sexy and emotional read that deals with the aftereffects of trauma in a realistic and heartrending way. Readers looking for a contemporary romance with a passionate and grand love story, characters that leap off the page, and an original storyline will relish screenwriter and director Kuang's debut novel." -- Library Journal (starred review)

"Screenwriter and director Kuang will break readers' hearts and then put them back together with her brilliantly written debut romance... an exceptional love story replete with all the witty banter and electric chemistry any romance reader could ever crave." -- Booklist (starred review)

"[A] mature, compelling and relatable story of healing that resists simplifying its characters at every turn. ... Kuang's own experiences as a screenwriter shine through on every page. Her depictions of writer's rooms and meetings with executives are lush, smart and visual, with each sentence packed full of insightful nuances and quiet moments of reflection. These are characters who have battled their demons and come out the other side, stronger than before. Were this a movie, it would be Oscar-worthy." -- BookPage (Starred Review)

"Screenwriter Kuang's debut beautifully probes the lingering effects of grief and guilt while offering readers a glimpse behind the curtain of Hollywood glamour. ... Kuang handles her characters' complex emotions with sensitivity and skill, and makes the chemistry between Helen and Grant leap off the page. Readers will have no trouble rooting for these two." -- Publishers Weekly

"Alternating between Helen's and Grant's perspectives, How to End a Love Story is a poignant and charming enemies-to-lovers romance that gracefully explores grief, forgiveness, and growth." -- Bustle

"A bond that starts with a tragic death transforms into love ... in her debut romance novel [Yulin Kuang] starts with high stakes." -- Kirkus Reviews

"This is without doubt one of my favourite romance novels of the year. It's so smart, rich and emotional, so beautifully written - I can't rave about it enough. I truly adored it." -- Beth O'Leary, Sunday Times Bestselling Author

"Yulin Kuang's How to End a Love Story is a smart, sexy, and powerful page-turner. The insider's look at Hollywood is just as fascinating as the complicated characters who work in the writers room. I couldn't put this book down--but also didn't want it to end!" -- Jill Santopolo, New York Times Bestselling Author

"Two complicated people in an impossibly complicated situation, drawn to each other in spite of a deeply complicated past: How to End a Love Story is moving, compelling, and heart-flutteringly sexy. Yulin Kuang writes with a sure-footed confidence here, with impeccable knowledge of who her characters are...and how to get them to their hard-won happy ending." -- Kate Clayborn, author of Georgie, All Along

"Yulin Kuang has a wonderful voice, poignant and funny, she grabbed me from the first paragraph. I stayed up way too late reading this!" -- Jill Shalvis, New York Times bestselling author

"How to End a Love Story is a sharp, sexy debut. Fans of Emily Henry and Colleen Hoover will love Yulin Kuang's wistful second chance romance." -- Elissa Sussman, bestselling author of Funny You Should Ask

"How to End a Love Story is everything you need in a romance novel: Complex characters, hilariously witty banter, and that spice level? Off the charts! If you need me, I'll just be over here dousing myself with cold water. And then reading it again." -- Colleen Oakley, USA Today bestselling author of The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise

"Impossibly tender, funny, sexy, and heart-wrenching, How to End a Love Story is a gorgeously original romance -- and so much more -- that will leave you laughing, sobbing, and desperately wishing that it would never end. This is the kind of glorious gut-punch of a book that you'll want to share with all your friends, and reread over and over. I fell in helpless love with Helen and Grant's unforgettable story, and I wouldn't have it any other way." -- Lana Harper, New York Times Bestselling Author