Malorie Blackman brings together the best teen writers of today in a stunningly romantic collection about love against the odds. Featuring short stories and extracts - both brand-new and old favourites - about modern star-crossed lovers from stars such as Gayle Forman, Markus Zusak, Patrick Ness and Andrew Smith, and with a new story from Malorie Blackman herself, Love Hurts looks at every kind of relationship, from first kiss to final heartbreak.
- Paperback | 576 pages
- 129 x 198 x 34mm | 394g
- 29 Jan 2015
- Penguin Random House Children's UK
- Corgi Childrens
- London, United Kingdom
A beautiful collection of new and old stories that come together perfectly . . . the brand-new short stories are original and inventive . . . all about overcoming adversity and how nothing will stand in the way of true love
A beautiful collection of new and old stories that come together perfectly . . . the brand-new short stories are original and inventive . . . all about overcoming adversity and how nothing will stand in the way of true love * Guardian Children's * A gorgeously romantic treat of an anthology -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller *
About Malorie Blackman
Malorie Blackman has written over seventy books for children and young adults, including the Noughts & Crosses series, Thief and a science-fiction thriller, Chasing the Stars. Many of her books have also been adapted for stage and television, including a BAFTA-award-winning BBC production of Pig-Heart Boy and a Pilot Theatre stage adaptation by Sabrina Mahfouz of Noughts & Crosses. There is also a major BBC production of Noughts & Crosses, with Roc Nation (Jay-Z's entertainment company) curating the soundtrack as executive music producer. In 2005 Malorie was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her distinguished contribution to the world of children's books. In 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children's literature, and between 2013 and 2015 she was the Children's Laureate. Most recently Malorie wrote for the Doctor Who series on BBC One, and the fifth novel in her Noughts & Crosses series, Crossfire, was published by Penguin Random House Children's in summer 2019.