Nothing Burns as Bright as You

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Versify
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.79 X 8.52 X 1.13 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780358655350

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About the Author

Ashley Woodfolk has loved reading and writing for as long as she can remember. She graduated from Rutgers University and worked in children's book publishing for over a decade. Now a full-time mom and writer, Ashley lives in a sunny Brooklyn apartment with her cute husband, her cuter dog, and the cutest baby in the world. Her books include The Beauty That Remains, When You Were Everything, and the Flyy Girls series. Find her on Twitter or Instagram @ashwrites.

Reviews

Unapologetically shows the more challenging elements of falling--and staying--in love... This book has completely transformed the way I think about what it means to love unconditionally.--Nic Stone, #1 New York Times best-selling author of Odd One Out
Nothing Burns as Bright as You is a beautiful exploration of first love with the emotional resonance that only an Ashley Woodfolk novel can bring. Exquisite from beginning to end.--Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Hate U Give
Nothing Burns as Bright as You is utterly captivating, brimming with passion and heartbreak and the beautiful complexity of the human heart.--Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Sun Is Also a Star and Instructions for Dancing
Wildly ambitious, fearlessly honest, and crackling with the top volume feelings of messy first love. Ashley Woodfolk is a virtuoso. Consider my breath fully taken.--Becky Albertalli, #1 New York Times best-selling author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and Leah on the Offbeat
This highly original story is both heart-wrenching and hopeful. Ashley Woodfolk takes chances with form that make this verse novel captivating. Her skill as a writer has never burned so bright. Pure fire!--Kwame Alexander, New York Times best-selling author
There is something sacred in the way Woodfolk bears witness to the scariest, most vulnerable parts of an untamable heart. A fierce, wrenching, deeply honest look at first love--I invite Ashley Woodfolk to break my heart with a book like this anytime.--Leah Johnson, author of the Stonewall Honor book You Should See Me in a Crown
A loving ode to the queer twin flame relationships of our adolescence that smolder quietly in so many of us. These characters, like Woodfolk's dazzling and soulful lyrical prose, are both limitless and full of complexity. An exhilarating and quixotic read.--Junauda Petrus, author of the Coretta Scott King Honor book The Stars and the Blackness Between Them
The rich language describing the way the two love each other is magnificent... A beautiful, emotionally charged novel.--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"A tautly written, fast-moving novel... that captures the unbalanced experience of an all-consuming love."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
All of Woodfolk's choices--every line break, indentation, and italicization... Even the blank space on the page helps to carry this piece to its full potential as a feverishly gripping, immersive, and emotional ride that will stick with readers for a long time... A masterfully crafted love letter to tumultuous, young, queer love and its lessons.--School Library Journal (starred review)