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“A  blazing, prismatic explosion of color. Ingenious . . . To read it is a coming-of-age experience in itself.”

 — Entertainment Weekly

“A WILD, BEAUTIFUL, and profoundly MOVING novel. Jandy Nelson’s writing is so ELECTRIC, so ALIVE, her pages practically GLOW IN THE DARK.”

 — Ransom Riggs, New York Times bestselling author of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and Hollow City

“Jandy Nelson is a RARE, EXPLOSIVE talent. Her prose is VIVID, BREATHTAKING, and DRENCHED IN PASSION, and her stories remind me why WORDS CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.”

—Tahereh Mafi, New York Times bestselling author of the Shatter Me series

“An extraordinary book! I’ve never read anything like it. Lyricaluniquepassionatemagicaltragichopeful – Nelson’s characters will fly off the page and into your heart.”

—Nancy Garden, author of Annie on My Mind


—Nova Ren Suma, Author of Imaginary Girls and 17 & Gone

  • Winner of the 2015 Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature
  • A 2015 Stonewall Honor Book
  • Winner of Bank Street’s 2015 Josette Frank Book Award
  • Winner of the NCIBA and the NCBA and the James Cook Award
  • Winner of Australia’s Silver Inky Award
  • Shortlisted for the UK’s Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize
  • YALSA Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults
  • Rainbow List Top Ten 2015
  • A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
  • A Time Magazine Top Ten YA of the Year (#3)
  • An NPR Great Reads of the Year
  • Apple iBooks’ Best Teen Fiction of the Year
  • A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
  • A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
  • A Booklist Editor’s Choice Book of the Year
  • An Amazon Best Book of the Year
  • A Boston Globe Best YA Book of the Year
  • Five starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, School Library Journal, BCCB, LMC, and a perfect score of 10 from Voya
  • A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year
  • A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year
  • A Chicago Public Library Best Book of the Year
  • A Best YA of the Year (#2)
  • Winner of the 2014 Bookbrowse Award for Best Young Adult Novel
  • A kobo Best Book of the Year
  • #1 on Autumn 2014 Indie Next List
  • Optioned by Warner Brothers with Denise Di Novi and Allison Greenspan to produce
  • Debuted on New York Times Best Seller List at #8
  • Tayshas Reading List: Top Ten of the Year
  • Entertainment Weekly One of Five YA Novels to Watch Out For
  • Already licensed in 33 countries
  • One of Apple iBooks Ten Best Novels of September
  • One of Amazon’s Big Fall Books and Best Books of September (the Spotlight Pick of the month)
  • One of the The Hollywood Reporter‘s Fall’s 10 Buzziest Books
  • Goodreads top six Best Books of the Month
  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
  • Junior Library Guild Selection

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The Denver Post

“Unusually RICH with both INSIGHT and BREATHLESS ROMANCE.”

Los Angeles Times

“This is a PASSIONATE, VULNERABLE, wonderfully complete and IRRESISTIBLE book.”

VOYA, Starred Review

“Those who think young-adult books can’t be as LITERARY, RICH, and MATURE as their adult counterparts will be disabused of that notion after reading The Sky Is Everywhere.”

The Daily Beast


—Gayle Forman, New York Times bestselling author of If I Stay.

“An intimate story about coping with loss, Nelson’s first novel is tender, romantic, and loaded with passion.”

Horn Book

  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults
  • Numerous Best of the Year Lists including Horn Book Fanfare, Bank Street, Bulletin, ABC New Voices, NPR, Chicago Public Library
  • Optioned by Warner Brothers with Allison Greenspan and Denise Di Novi to produce.
  • Starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Voya, BCCB
  • Indie Next List Top Ten
  • A Publisher’s Weekly Flying Start
  • Winner of the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Award for best teen literature
  • Published in over 27 countries
  • Junior Library Guild Selection

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