I Kissed Shara Wheeler


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$19.99  $18.59
Wednesday Books
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5.6 X 8.5 X 1.4 inches | 0.95 pounds
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About the Author

CASEY MCQUISTON is the New York Times bestselling author of One Last Stop, Red, White, & Royal Blue, and I Kissed Shara Wheeler, as well as a pie enthusiast. Born and raised in southern Louisiana, Casey now lives in New York City with Pepper, a poodle mix and semipro personal assistant.


Praise for I Kissed Shara Wheeler:

The #1 Spring 2022 Kids' Indie Next Pick
One of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of the Summer
Good Housekeeping's May Book Club Pick
Now & Gen's May Book Club Pick

A Most Anticipated Book of the Year for-
Marie Claire * Parade * Seventeen * The Washington Post * The Nerd Daily * Buzzfeed * PopSugar * Book Riot * She Reads * Bookish * Bustle * Insider * Goodreads * Epic Reads * and more!

This one has it all: rivals who share a shocking kiss, a mysterious disappearance, an unexpected alliance and the kind of page-turning drama that makes McQuiston one of the best in the game. You won't want to miss this one. - Good Housekeeping

Funny and compassionate. - Time

[A] charming queer romance...Like Dua Lipa once sang, one kiss is all it takes. - Entertainment Weekly

An absolute must-read. - Book Riot, 10 Queer Romcoms That Will Make You Swoon

Get me to a beach because I'm ready to pick this book up and not put it down. - Genevieve Padalecki

I Kissed Shara Wheeler is a love letter to all of us queer kids who were high schoolers in the '90s. Especially those of us who lived in small towns and whose social scenes revolved around Friday night football games and church on Sunday. [An] unexpected mystery and love story all in one. - Bust

McQuiston says that love is indomitable, and when I'm lost in their worlds, I really believe it. - Autostraddle

Chosen family and LGBTQIA+ elders are given weight to the central romantic story lines in this thoughtful meditation on LGBTQIA+ identity, pride, popularity, academic success, jealousy, and idolization. - Booklist (starred review)

I Kissed Shara Wheeler assures readers that although hurt is real, love is complicated and friends can let you down, the world is wide and nothing is impossible. - BookPage (starred review)

Brimming with classic YA plotlines, crisp writing, humorous asides, and fully fleshed characters and relationships--many queer--keep things fresh, leading to a genuinely hopeful ending that centers themes of authenticity and autonomy. - Publishers Weekly (starred review)

...classic and familiar, and yet, something genuinely new and exciting all on its own...the perfect recipe whipped up into a movie-ready story. - Joey from Joey's Nook, Buzzfeed

In every possible way, I Kissed Shara Wheeler is the perfect YA novel...If future YA novels read anything like I Kissed Shara Wheeler, I can assure you I will be reading them. - The Michigan Daily

[A] sweet story about friendship, found family, and figuring out who you are... - Paste Magazine

Quirky, fun, revealing. Lesson: everyone can learn; everyone can grow. - Lavender Magazine

I really can't wait for this one...I can already see [a] movie being made. - Betches

Raise your hand if you've been personally victimized by this funny, weird, razor-sharp, intensely compassionate, subversive, sweet, electrifyingly romantic knockout of a book. Casey freaking McQuiston, you've done it again." - Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of Kate in Waiting and Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Praise for One Last Stop:

Absolutely brilliant. - The New York Times

One Last Stop is an earnest reminder that home - whether that means a time, a place, or a person - is worth fighting for. - New York Magazine

The story of August and Jane's chance meeting is swoony, thoughtful, and one of those big-hearted romances you'll gush about long after finishing. - Hello Sunshine

This delightful love story is everything you need for a feel-good day of beach reading. - Elle

Casey McQuiston has done it again. - Hypable

One Last Stop is an electrifying romance that synapses into the dreamy Hot Person Summer kind of story you wish you were a part of. McQuiston is leading the charge for inclusive happy-ever-afters, radiant with joy and toe-curling passion, and bursting with the creative range to make anything from electricity to social activism sound sexy. - NPR

A dazzling romance, filled with plenty of humor and heart. - Time

A funny, modern, and entertaining novel, One Last Stop will have you rooting for love that makes people feel free to be their truest selves. - Shondaland

Praise for Red, White & Royal Blue:

[An] exquisite debut... It's hard to watch [Alex] fall in love with Henry without falling in love a bit yourself with them, and with this brilliant, wonderful book. - The New York Times Book Review

[A] fireworks in the sky, glitter in your hair joyous royal romance that you'll want to fall head over heels in love with again and again. A+ - Entertainment Weekly

A rivalry between the son of a U.S. president and the Prince of Wales turns into a whirlwind romance in this charming story about true love. - Us Weekly

[An] escapist masterpiece... It's a truly glorious thing to live inside the world of this book and to imagine it becoming reality, too. - Vogue

The super specific love story you never knew you needed. - Cosmopolitan

Effervescent and empowering on all levels, Red, White & Royal Blue is both a well-written love story and a celebration of identity. McQuiston may not be royal herself, but her novel reigns as must read rom-com. - NPR