Serendipity : Ten Romantic Tropes, Transformed

3.26 (3,064 ratings by Goodreads)
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3.26 (3,064 ratings by Goodreads)

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The secret admirer.

The fake relationship.

The matchmaker.

A swoon-worthy collection of stories of first love, unrequited love, love that surprises, love that's been there all along. Ten of the brightest and award-winning authors writing YA have taken on some of your favourite romantic tropes, embracing them and turning them on their heads. Readers will fall for this collection of stories that celebrate love at its most humorous, inclusive, heart-expanding, and serendipitous.

Edited by Marissa Meyer, contributors include: Elise Bryant (Happily Ever Afters), Elizabeth Eulberg (The Lonely Hearts Club), Leah Johnson (You Should See Me in a Crown), Anna-Marie McLemore (When the Moon Was Ours), Marissa Meyer (the Lunar Chronicles), Sandhya Menon (Dimpleverse books), Julie Murphy (Dumplin'), Caleb Roehrig (Last Seen Leaving), Sarah Winifred Searle (Sincerely Harriet) and Abigail Hing Wen (Loveboat, Taipei).
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 153 x 234mm
  • The Text Publishing Company
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • English
  • 1922458317
  • 9781922458315
  • 816,411

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'Marissa Meyer rocks the fractured fairytale genre.' * The Seattle Times on the Lunar Chronicles * 'Cinder is a bewitching and engrossing sci-fi retelling of the familiar Cinderella fairytale, and hands-down one of the best books I will read this year.' * Leanne Hall on Cinder * 'Takes the classic to a whole new level.' * NPR on Cinder * 'Something for everyone...[These stories] got me out of a reading slump and left me smiling! What more could a reader want?' * ReadPlus Reviews * '[A] playful, inclusive anthology...[Readers] will find comfort in these pages, telling stories of young people falling in love despite the odds.' * Age * 'YA readers will love this collection of fresh and sweet stories that celebrate all different types of love from funny, heart-warming, inclusive and even serendipitous.' * Magpies *
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About Marissa Meyer

Marissa Meyer is the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Lunar Chronicles series-Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, Fairest, Winter-the New York Times-bestselling Renegades trilogy, as well as the graphic novel Wires and Nerve. Her first standalone novel, Heartless, was also a #1 New York Times bestseller. Her contemporary romance, Instant Karma, was a #1 Indie Bestseller. She lives in Tacoma, Washington, with her husband and their two daughters.
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Rating details

3.26 out of 5 stars
- 3,064 ratings
5 11% (328)
4 28% (873)
3 41% (1,258)
2 16% (483)
1 4% (122)
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