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“A blazing, prismatic explosion of color. Ingenious . . . that rare, immersive teen novel: 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. Lyrical-unique-passionate-magical-tragic-hopeful—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

  • #1 on Autumn 2014 Kids’ 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
  • Entertainment Weekly One of Five YA Novels to Watch Out For
  • Already licensed in 21 countries
  • Starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, School Library Journal
  • 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
  • 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 20 countries
  • Junior Library Guild Selection

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