Three Sides of a Heart: Stories about Love Triangles
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About the Author
Brandy Colbert is the award-winning author of several books for children and teens, including Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, which was the winner of the 2022 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction and a finalist for the American Library Association's Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction Award. Her other acclaimed books include Pointe, The Voting Booth, The Only Black Girls in Town, and the Stonewall Book Award winner Little & Lion. A member of the faculty at Hamline University's MFA program in writing for children, Brandy lives in Los Angeles. You can find her online at www.brandycolbert.com.
Sabaa Tahir is the author of the acclaimed young-adult fantasy novels of An Ember in the Ashes series, which has been translated into over thirty-five languages. Visit her online at SabaaTahir.com and follow her on Instagram and Twitter @SabaaTahir.
Alaya Dawn Johnson's short story Love Will Tear Us Apart was included in the Zombies vs. Unicorns anthology edited by Justine Larbalestier and Holly Black. The Summer Prince is her first young adult novel. She lives in New York City.
Rae Carson is the author of two bestselling and award-winning trilogies, as well as the acclaimed stand-alone novels Any Sign of Life and The Empire of Dreams. Her debut, The Girl of Fire and Thorns, was named a William C. Morris Award finalist and an Andre Norton Award finalist. Walk on Earth a Stranger was longlisted for the 2015 National Book Award and won the Western Writers of America Spur Award. Her books tend to contain adventure, magic, and smart girls who make (mostly) smart choices. Originally from California, Rae Carson now lives in Ohio with her husband. www.raecarson.com
Katie Cotugno is the New York Times bestselling author of Birds of California and Meet the Benedettos as well as eight novels for young adults. She is also the coauthor (with Candace Bushnell) of Rules for Being a Girl. She lives in Boston with her family.
Tessa Gratton wanted to be a paleontologist or a wizard since she was seven. She was too impatient to hunt dinosaurs, but is still searching for someone to teach her magic. After traveling the world with her military family, she acquired a BA in gender studies and went graduate school, but halfway through ditched the program to focus on writing fiction. She doesn't have a master's degree, but did translate her own version of Beowulf. She lives in Kansas with her partner.
Justina Ireland is the New York Times bestselling author of Dread Nation and its sequel, Deathless Divide, as well as Vengeance Bound and Promise of Shadows. She is also one of the creators of the Star Wars High Republic series and is the author of the Star Wars adventures A Test of Courage, Out of the Shadows, and Mission to Disaster. She lives with her family in Maryland, where she enjoys dark chocolate and dark humor and is not too proud to admit that she's still afraid of the dark. You can visit her online at justinaireland.com.
The less cool things about Kate are that she's from a small town in southwestern Ontario, she spends a lot of time crying over books in random coffee shops, and she can't play as many musical instruments as she wishes she could. The Story of Owen is Kate's first novel. Visit her online at ekjohnston.ca.
Julie Murphy lives in North Texas with her husband, who loves her, and her cats, who tolerate her. When Julie isn't writing, she can be found planning her next great travel adventure. She is the author of middle grade novels Dear Sweet Pea and Camp Sylvania as well as the young adult novels Ramona Blue, Side Effects May Vary, the Faith series, Pumpkin, Puddin', and Dumplin' (now a Netflix original film). You can visit Julie at imjuliemurphy.com.
Veronica Roth is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Four: A Divergent Collection, and Carve the Mark. Ms. Roth and her husband live in Chicago. You can visit her online at www.veronicarothbooks.com.
Brenna Yovanoff was raised in a barn, a tent, and a tepee, and was homeschooled until high school. She spent her formative years in Arkansas, in a town heavily populated by snakes, where turkeys would sometimes drop out of the sky, before moving to Colorado when she was five. Her short fiction has appeared in Chiaroscuro and Strange Horizons. She holds an MFA in fiction from Colorado State University and is the New York Times bestselling author of The Replacement and The Space Between. She currently lives in Denver with her husband.
Renee Ahdieh is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In her spare time, she likes to dance salsa and collect shoes. She is passionate about all kinds of curry, rescue dogs, and college basketball. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband and their tiny overlord of a dog.
"Skillfully crafted. Even readers who think they dislike love triangles will find something to enjoy here."--Kirkus Reviews
"A volume that has something for readers of all genders and orientations."--Publishers Weekly
★ "An engaging short story collection. The authors use unique strategies for weaving together sexuality and relationships in their love triangle-themed prose. The depiction of various identities and romantic choices make this collection an inclusive, relevant one that is likely to foster acceptance."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"[An] excellent anthology that upends expectations and poses 'questions about self-determination and what it means to embrace the power of choice.'"--USA Today