The Upside of Unrequited
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About the Author
Becky Albertalli is the author of the acclaimed novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and The Upside of Unrequired, among others. She is a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with children and teens. She also served for seven years as the coleader of a support group for gender-nonconforming children in Washington, DC.
'If you're in the mood for a snappy romance to vicariously bathe you in the pain and elation of first love, Becky Albertalli's The Upside of Unrequited provides." -- NPR.org
"While first kisses, first loves, and even first sexual experiences have all been dealt with in some form or another, she tackles these big milestones head-on and with aplomb." -- Entertainment Weekly
★ "Readers will fall in love with this fresh, honest, inclusive look at dating, families, and friendship. A top purchase for all YA collections." --
"In her second, relationship-rich novel, Albertalli's take on the agonies and ecstasies of adolescent love are spot-on." -- ALA Booklist
"Heart-fluttering, honest, and hilarious. I can't stop hugging this book." -- Stephanie Perkins, New York Times bestselling author of ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS
"I have such a crush on this book! Not only is this one a must read, but it's a must re-read." -- Julie Murphy, New York Times bestselling author of DUMPLIN'
"This book is absolutely adorable and has so much diversity! I fail to see how anyone cannot love this book and its characters." A Best Book of 2017 -- Brightly