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The Sun Is Also a Star
by Nicola Yoon


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Soon to be a major motion picture The #1 New York Times bestseller and National Book Award Finalist from the bestselling author of Everything, Everything (streaming now ) will have you falling in love with Natasha and Daniel as they fall in love with each other

Natasha: I'm a girl who believes in science and facts.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Soon to be a major motion picture The #1 New York Times bestseller and National Book Award Finalist from the bestselling author of Everything, Everything (streaming now ) will have you falling in love with Natasha and Daniel as they fall in love with each other

Natasha: I'm a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I'm definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him won't be my story.

Daniel: I've always been the good son, the good student, living up to my parents' high expectations. Never the poet. Or the dreamer. But when I see her, I forget about all that. Something about Natasha makes me think that fate has something much more extraordinary in store--for both of us.

The Universe: Every moment in our lives has brought us to this single moment. A million futures lie before us. Which one will come true?

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The #1 New York Times Bestseller
A National Book Award Finalist
A 2017 Michael L. Printz Honor Book
A New York Times Notable Book
A BuzzFeed Best YA Book of the Year
A POPSUGAR Best Book of the Year
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
A Booklist Editor's Choice
A New York Public Library Best Book for Teens
Recipient of the John Steptoe New Talent Award
A Walter Award Honor Book

"Beautifully crafted."--People Magazine

"A book that is very much about the many factors that affect falling in love, as much as it is about the very act itself . . . fans of Yoon's first novel, Everything Everything, will find much to love--if not, more--in what is easily an even stronger follow up." --Entertainment Weekly

"Transcends the limits of YA as a human story about falling in love and seeking out our futures." --POPSUGAR.com



 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780553496680
  • ISBN-10: 0553496689
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press
  • Publish Date: November 2016
  • Page Count: 384
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.6 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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BookPage Reviews

Kismet on a New York City night

BookPage Teen Top Pick, November 2016

Meant to be doesn’t have to mean forever.” That’s the sentiment that runs through nearly every page of Nicola Yoon’s new novel about a chance meeting between two strangers, which delivers repercussions not only in their lives, but also in the lives of perhaps countless others.

When Natasha was 8, her family moved to New York City from Jamaica. More than anything, she longs to stay in this country, go to college and study science. Daniel, on the other hand, isn’t sure whether he wants to go to college at all. The son of Korean immigrants, he feels immense pressure to go to an Ivy League school and study medicine, but all he wants to do is make sense of the world by writing poetry.

When the two meet and start to talk, both feel an undeniable connection, even if Natasha is skeptical about Daniel’s insistence that their meeting is destined, even if she feels compelled to push him away because she’s an undocumented immigrant and her dad’s recent arrest for a DUI has resulted in the family’s deportation. Imminently. As in, that night.

The Sun Is Also a Star, with its condensed chronology, NYC setting and rapid-fire love story, may remind some readers of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, but here the stakes are higher. Suspense builds, not only surrounding Daniel and Natasha’s romance, but also concerning their individual futures, which, like everything else in this satisfying story, are shaped by the power of love.

 

RELATED CONTENT: Read a Behind the Book essay by Nicola Yoon on The Sun Is Also a Star.

This article was originally published in the November 2016 issue of BookPage. Download the entire issue for the Kindle or Nook.

 
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