You Know Me Well

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$10.99  $10.22
Wednesday Books
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5.3 X 8.2 X 0.8 inches | 0.5 pounds

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About the Author

NINA LACOUR is the Michael L. Printz award-winning and nationally bestselling author of Watch Over Me, We Are Okay, Hold Still, and Everything Leads to You. She hosts the podcast Keeping a Notebook and teaches for Hamline University's MFA in writing for Children and Young Adults program. A former indie bookseller and high school English teacher, she lives with her family in San Francisco.

DAVID LEVITHAN is the author of many award-winning and bestselling YA novels, including Boy Meets Boy, Two Boys Kissing, and Every Day. His collaborations include Will Grayson, Will Grayson (written with John Green) and Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist and the Dash & Lily series (both with Rachel Cohn). He lives in New Jersey and can be found on his website and on Twitter.

A Publishers Weekly Staff Pick for Best Summer Book of 2016!
A Bustle Summer 2016 YA Summer Reading Guide Pick!
A PopSugar Best Book of June
A New York Daily News Summer Pick for Teens

A Seventeen Magazine Best YA Book of 2016

You Know Me Well perfectly encapsulates those fraught, end-all-be-all feelings of high-school romance and graduation. The raw emotion of this novel will delight fans of Rainbow Rowell and John Green. -BookPage

Both authors excel at writing smart, funny, and realistic dialogue. These are characters to whom readers will relate and want to get to know. -School Library Journal

...incisively explore(s) the excitement and costs of change, and the importance of friends in figuring out what to keep and what to jettison. -Publishers Weekly

The pacing and voices of LaCour's and Levithan's alternating points of view are on point, keeping this sweet...tale moving gladly forward. -Kirkus Review

"Often subtle and always absorbing examination of fraught relationships...popular authors LaCour and Levithan tell their heartfelt story seamlessly in chapters that alternate between Mark's and Kate's respective points of view and invite readers' emotional engagement with these two empathetic teens." -Booklist

"A perfect read for the bolter in all of us... LaCour and Levithan join together to give an honest view of the anxious teenage psyche." -Romantic Times

Two powerful forces in YA lit team up to tell one unique story in You Know Me Well. -Bustle

Teens, queer or straight, are often dramatic and unsure of themselves, and by moving its characters beyond the coming-out trope and giving them other questions to focus on, this book gives them room to be. -Horn Book Review

LaCour and Levithan are both dab hands at utopian romance. -The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Nina LaCour and David Levithan are two of the best YA authors working right now, and this story is further proof. This fun, sweet novel beautifully captures the power of romantic and platonic love alike. -Seventeen Magazine Top 10 YA Book of 2016

Few literary titles have been able to portray adult romance as honestly and believably as LaCour and Levithan manage to in this irresistible teenage tale. I can only hope this isn't the last we hear from Kate and Mark. -Edge Media

Levithan and LaCour beautifully capture what it's like to have a romance against the backdrop of the cool grey city of love. There is something about this place that renders everything full of magic. -Forever Young Adult

A sweet, hopeful story about finding the courage to live your truth -- whatever it may be. And of course, it's a story about the friends who guide us through it all. -Bustle's Beach Reads