Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.
Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, these romantic novels feature teens living with disease and disability, courageous enough to love despite overwhelming odds.
Eighteen-year-old twins Adina, a viola prodigy, and Tovah, a future surgeon, find their relationship tested when they learn that one of them will develop Huntington's, the degenerative disease ravaging their mother
Having a rare disease that makes her dangerously allergic to sunlight, 17-year-old Katie is forced to live in virtual seclusion by day and ventures out at night to play guitar at the local train station, where she bonds with her crush, a former all-star athlete who is navigating a crossroad in his own life. By the author of Outward Blonde.
Lizzy Swift is a senior in high school, shyly emerging from her nerd chrysalis to take her first gamble on the Argyll social scene. She braves a relationship with her longtime crush, Matt Ashley, and befriends the reckless, enigmatic senior transfer, Claire Reynolds, who introduces Lizzy to downtown Philadelphia—its clubs, street life, and vibrant art scene. Soon art and passion take priority over homework, after-school jobs, and her longstanding Ivy League ambitions.
In his long-awaited return, the author of #1 best-selling The Fault in Our Stars shares the story of Aza Holmes, a young woman navigating daily existence within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.
Sharing a best friendship forged over respective interests, Clover and Danny find their bond tested when Danny suddenly falls ill from a mysterious malady that requires numerous visits to the doctor, while Clover uses the scientific method to catalog Danny's symptoms and prove her usefulness toward his recovery.
Living in isolation at a children's hospital in Belarus because of a terminal illness, an intellectually gifted 17-year-old falls in love with a charismatic and challenging new fellow patient whose life he resolves to save.
Receiving an out-of-print cult classic from a beloved teacher, Nanette, a dutiful student and star athlete, discovers her inner rebel and pursues new relationships before discovering the downside of a rebellious life.
Suffering from a rare form of progeria that causes her to age at ten times the normal rate and has given her only weeks to live, Agnes teams up with plus-sized Goth protector Moira while reconnecting with a boy from their past.
Believing himself to be a romantic despite never having been in love himself, high school senior Henry falls for newcomer Grace, a remarkable girl with a disability who is chosen as his co-editor for the school paper.
Demanding to be treated the same as everyone else in spite of her blindness, Parker doles out tough-love advice to her peers, refuses to cry after losing her father and stubbornly shuns a boy who broke her heart years earlier.
Meeting on the ledge of their school's bell tower, misfit Theodore Finch and suicidal Violet Markey find acceptance and healing that are overshadowed by Finch's fears about Violet's growing social world.
Confronting a grim prognosis after being diagnosed with leukemia, 16-year-old Alice creates a take-no-prisoners bucket list that triggers irreparable consequences, a situation that is further shaped by Alice's unexpected remission.
A U.S. release of an award-winning book from Australia follows the relationship between a leukemia survivor and the not-so-stoic cancer patient new friend whom he cannot forget after they are released from the hospital. 20,000 first printing.
When the emotional strain of her father's accidental death is exacerbated by her boyfriend's infidelity, Alex refocuses on her family life only to learn that her best friend, Becca, is dying of cancer, a situation that compels Alex to help Becca complete a bucket list. By the author of Don't Stop Now.
Rebecca Blue is a rebel with an attitude whose life is changed by a chance encounter with a soon-to-be dead girl when Rebel (as she's known) decides to complete the dead girl's bucket list to prove that choice, not chance, controls her fate. By the author of Welcome, Caller, This Is Chloe.
Reluctantly agreeing to launch a summertime musical envisioned by her recently deceased best friend, drama-hating Cass takes a cross-country bike trip before joining the backstage crew painting sets, a grueling job during which she unexpectedly falls for Heather, the production's star and a former middle-school nemesis.