Becky Albertalli is the author of the acclaimed novels Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, The Upside of Unrequited, and Leah on the Offbeat. A former clinical psychologist who specialized in working with children and teens, Becky lives with her family in Atlanta. You can visit her online at www.beckyalbertalli.com.
"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 "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' "Readers will fall in love with this fresh, honest, inclusive look at dating, families, and friendship. A top purchase for all YA collections."-- "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 '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