The Sun Is Also a Star

Category: Book
By (author): Yoon, Nicola
Subject:  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / General
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / New Experience
Audience: young adult
Publisher: Penguin Random House Canada Teen
Published: March 2019
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.19in x 5.50in x 0.83in
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*#1 New York Times bestselling author Nicola Yoon is back with her second book, and just like Everything, Everything, it's an instant classic with a love story that's just as intense as Maddy and Olly's--get ready for Natasha and Daniel.

This book is inspired by Big History (to learn about one thing, you have to learn about everything). In The Sun is Also a Star, to understand the characters and their love story, we must know everything around them and everything that came before them that has affected who they are and what they experience.

Two teens--Daniel, the son of Korean shopkeepers, and Natasha, whose family is here illegally from Jamaica--cross paths in New York City on an eventful day in their lives--Daniel is on his way to an interview with a Yale alum, Natasha is meeting with a lawyer to try and prevent her family's deportation to Jamaica--and fall in love.
Review Quote*PRAISE FOR The Sun Is Also a Star

"[C]arefully plotted and distinctly narrated [...] It's lyrical and sweeping, full of hope, heartbreak, fate, and free will." --Starred Review, Booklist

"A moving and suspenseful portrayal of a fleeting relationship." --Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

"With appeal to cynics and romantics alike, this profound exploration of life and love tempers harsh realities with the beauty of hope in a way that is both deeply moving and satisfying." --Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews

"[A]n exhilarating, hopeful novel [...] It's about seeing and being seen, interconnectedness and the possibility of love... and it shines."--Starred Review, Shelf Awareness

"The teens' alternating first-person narrations are fresh and compelling, and interspersed throughout are relevant third-person omniscient musings on various histories, from the past and future histories of some of the book's secondary characters to the chemical history of love to a quantum theory of multiverses." --Starred Review, Horn Book Magazine

PRAISE FOR Everything, Everything:

"Transcends the ordinary by exploring the hopes, dreams, and inherent risks of love in all of its forms." --Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews

"I give all the stars in the sky to Nicola Yoon's sparkling debut. Everything, Everything is everything, everything--powerful, lovely, heart-wrenching, and so absorbing I devoured it in one sitting. It's a wonder. The rare novel that lifts and shatters and fills you all at once." --Jennifer Niven, New York Times bestselling author of All the Bright Places
Biographical NoteNICOLA YOON is the author of the instant New York Times #1 bestseller, EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING. She grew up in Jamaica and Brooklyn. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and their daughter, both of whom she loves beyond all reason. Visit and follow @NicolaYoon on Twitter. The author lives in Los Angeles, CA.