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My True Love Gave to Me

My True Love Gave to Me

Twelve Holiday Stories

Edited and with a Story by Stephanie Perkins; Rainbow Rowell, David Levithan, Holly Black, Kelly Link, Gayle Forman, Myra McEntire, Kiersten White, Mathew de la Pena, Jenny Han, Ally Carte, and Laini Taylor

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Twelve romantic holiday stories by twelve bestselling young adult authors edited by Stephanie Perkins.

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Praise for My True Love Gave to Me

“Rich language and careful, efficient character development make the collection an absorbing and sophisticated read, each story surprisingly fresh despite the constraints of a shared theme. It's that rarest of short story collections: There's not a single lump of coal.” —Kirkus (starred review)

“There's no shortage of cozy setups for holiday romance in this captivating collection of short stories…a rare seasonal treat.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Holiday canoodling stories by twelve of the top YA authors? It's a Christmas miracle! This is the substantive stuff of dream stockings: a rollicking, blush-inducing, memorable holiday collection of breezy, bite-sized stories perfect a snug evening next to the fire.” —Booklist (starred review)

“Never mind the winter holidays; booktalk this title all year round.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

“Stunning and diverse, this holiday anthology is pure magic. This is what all anthologies should aspire to be.” —RT Book Review, 4.5 stars, "Top Pick"

“This collection of holiday stories reminds readers that while the season can be painful, it's also a time of hope. It's a marvelous collection, certain to earn a treasured spot on many Y.A. shelves.” —The New York Times Book Review

My True Love Gave to Me is a plummy treat… Its best stories are worth savoring long past the seasonal expiration date and even beyond the teen years.” —The Washington Post

“Satisfying and just sweet enough, like a good Chri… More…

“Rich language and careful, efficient character development make the collection an absorbing and sophisticated read, each story surprisingly fresh despite the constraints of a shared theme. It's that rarest of short story collections: There's not a single lump of coal.” —Kirkus (starred review)

“There's no shortage of cozy setups for holiday romance in this captivating collection of short stories…a rare seasonal treat.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Holiday canoodling stories by twelve of the top YA authors? It's a Christmas miracle! This is the substantive stuff of dream stockings: a rollicking, blush-inducing, memorable holiday collection of breezy, bite-sized stories perfect a snug evening next to the fire.” —Booklist (starred review)

“Never mind the winter holidays; booktalk this title all year round.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

“Stunning and diverse, this holiday anthology is pure magic. This is what all anthologies should aspire to be.” —RT Book Review, 4.5 stars, "Top Pick"

“This collection of holiday stories reminds readers that while the season can be painful, it's also a time of hope. It's a marvelous collection, certain to earn a treasured spot on many Y.A. shelves.” —The New York Times Book Review

My True Love Gave to Me is a plummy treat… Its best stories are worth savoring long past the seasonal expiration date and even beyond the teen years.” —The Washington Post

“Satisfying and just sweet enough, like a good Christmas cookie, this will obviously appeal to those readers who get out the holiday decorations the day after Halloween, and it may even convert a Scrooge or two.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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Edited and with a Story by Stephanie Perkins; Rainbow Rowell, David Levithan, Holly Black, Kelly Link, Gayle Forman, Myra McEntire, Kiersten White, Mathew de la Pena, Jenny Han, Ally Carte, and Laini Taylor

New York Times best selling young adult author Laini Taylor contributed to My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories.

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