Heartstopper #5: A Graphic Novel (Paperback)
*Now an acclaimed live-action Netflix series!*
Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. The bestselling LGBTQ+ graphic novel about life, love, and everything that happens in between: this is the fifth volume of the much-loved HEARTSTOPPER series, featuring gorgeous two-color artwork.
Nick and Charlie are in love. They’ve finally said those three little words, and Charlie has almost persuaded his mum to let him sleep over at Nick’s house. He wants to take their relationship to the next level... but can he find the confidence he needs? And with Nick going off to university next year, is everything about to change?
By Alice Oseman, winner of the YA Book Prize, Heartstopper encompasses all the small moments of Nick and Charlie’s lives that together make up something larger, which speaks to all of us.
Contains discussions around mental health and eating disorders, and sexual references.
Alice Oseman was born in 1994 in Kent, England, and is a #1 New York Times bestselling writer and illustrator. As well as writing and illustrating Heartstopper, Alice is the author of two Heartstopper novellas, Nick and Charlie and This Winter, and four YA novels: Solitaire, Radio Silence, I Was Born for This, and Loveless, winner of the YA Book Prize. She also writes and executive produces the Emmy Award–winning television adaptation of Heartstopper. Visit her online at aliceoseman.com.
Praise for the Heartstopper series:
New York Times Bestseller
USA Today Bestseller
National Indie Bestseller
American Booksellers Association Indie Next Pick
YALSA Great Graphic Novels Selection
YALSA Quick Pick for Young Adult Readers
★ "Incredibly lovable from start to finish." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Oseman allows the characters' relationship to develop in a natural, relatable way, delivering a warm, comfortable story of fledgling love starring two shippable leads." -- Publishers Weekly
"Realistic yet uplifting, this tale of self-discovery will make readers' hearts skip a beat." -- School Library Journal
"With all the blushing and awkward glances, it's difficult not to be charmed… The romance and realistic fiction will draw readers into this sweet story." -- Booklist
"Will win readers with its sweet romance, its queer-friendly storyline, and its light-touch relationship drama… This graphic novel lives up to its heart-stopper title." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
“The queer graphic novel we wished we had at high school.” -- Gay Times
"I was blown away. It's very tender, real, and wholesome. I read each book in one sitting." -- The Nerd Daily
"Absolutely delightful. Sweet, romantic, kind. Beautifully paced. I loved this book." -- Rainbow Rowell, author of Carry On
"You'll smile watching Charlie and Nick open up to one another, and sigh as they tiptoe into romance… falling in love doesn’t get more charming than this." -- Ngozi Ukazu, New York Times bestselling author of Check, Please!