It Ends with Us
by Colleen Hoover
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Atria Books (August 5, 2014)
Lily Bloom is a transplant to Boston on her search for the perfect rooftop for reflection when she meets Ryle Kincaid. Where will their intense mutual attraction lead? Will Lily’s painful past infiltrate her future?
Characteristics consistent with the New Adult genre
- Themes include life experiences relevant to those starting their adult lives; romance, first jobs, etc.
- Story contains some heavy or dark elements, plot is dramatic
- Sexuality is portrayed unapologetically
- Often self-published books gain a following which leads the author to a conventional book deal
- Character driven stories, often introspective, characters experience interior growth
- Focus age 18-26
- Can extend to many sub-genres such as New Adult Fantasy, New Adult Science Fiction, New Adult Romance, New Adult Horror, etc.
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