Praise for Blackout:
‘Perfect summer reading’ – The Stylist
’A moving story of black teenage love. Perfect for bringing a taste of romance and American city life to your staycation’ – The Times
‘Blackout is a novel of a moment in time, capturing the radiance, joy and possibility of teen romance’ – Time magazine
‘YA’s biggest stars have written the collab of the year with Blackout’ – Entertainment Weekly
“★★★★★ A delightful, sprawling, warm and funny YA novel” – Culture Fly
‘Not one, not two, but six bestselling and award-winning authors come together to write a moving story of Black teen love, set against the backdrop of New York City in the summer.’ – Buzzfeed
‘Young Black love glows throughout this collaboration.’ Publishers’ Weekly STARRED REVIEW
“This beautiful collaboration hits different from your typical romance novel, ultimately evoking the warmth of greater connection, community, and belonging. Each of these six powerhouse authors would draw a crowd on her own; together, watch out.”―Booklist STARRED REVIEW
Curl up with the Christmas YA romance novel of 2022 celebrating Black teen love!
About the Author
DHONIELLE CLAYTON is the New York Times bestselling author of The Belles series and the co-author of the Tiny Pretty Things duology (soon to be a Netflix original series). She is COO of the non-profit We Need Diverse Books, and owner and co-founder of CAKE Literary.
TIFFANY D. JACKSON is the New York Times bestselling author of Grown; Allegedly; Monday’s Not Coming, a Walter Dean Myers Honor Book and Coretta Scott King New Talent Award winner; and Let Me Hear a Rhyme.
NIC STONE is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of William C. Morris Award finalist Dear Martin, Dear Justyce, Odd One Out, Jackpot, and Clean Getaway, and the Shuri novel series with Marvel Comics
ANGIE THOMAS’s award-winning, acclaimed debut novel, The Hate U Give, is a #1 New York Times bestseller and major motion picture from Fox 2000. She is also the author of On the Come Up and Concrete Rose.
ASHLEY WOODFOLK worked in children’s book publishing before becoming an author full-time. Her novels include the highly-acclaimed The Beauty that Remains and When You Were Everything.