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Colleen Hoover

Colleen Hoover is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty-three novels, including It Starts with Us , It Ends with Us , All Your Perfects , Ugly Love , and Verity . Colleen lives in Texas with her husband and their three boys. For more information, please visit

Colleen Hoover Books FAQs

Colleen Hoover is an American contemporary women's fiction writer who primarily writes adult romance books and young adult fiction novels. Some of her novels are serials, while others are stand-alone.

Colleen Hoover's books are considered new adult romance books, which are generally considered books written for college-age audiences. Books by Colleen Hoover have mature content that may be explicit and darker in nature, which is why they're usually recommended for an audience over 18 years old.

That said, if your teen is interested in Colleen Hoover books and you're okay with them reading the content, then they can read them too. Some of her books may be appropriate for ages 14 and up.

As always, it's up to the parent to decide what their teens should be reading, but it's a good idea to check the classification of any of the Colleen Hoover book series and stand-alone books before purchasing.

Colleen Hoover's most popular book of her career is It Ends With Us, a story about how the main character deals with the trauma of an abusive childhood and how it affects her ability to form a healthy relationship.

Other popular books by Colleen Hoover include:

  • Slammed: A story about Layken, a girl who becomes the core support for her family after the unexpected death of her father and the relationship she forms with Will.
  • Point of Retreat: The second book in the Slammed series and continues the story of Layken and Will.
  • This Girl: The third book in the Slammed series that follows Layken's desire to know more about Will's past.
  • Hopeless: Follows the story of a high school senior, Sky, who meets her match in Dean and goes on a quest to find out more about him.

There are multiple Colleen Hoover book series for young adults and adults. It really comes down to your reading preferences. The Slammed series is aimed at teens, while the It Ends With Us series is a good starting point for adults looking for feminine books.

Ready to try your first Colleen Hoover book? Shop Alibris now to save on the series we've mentioned, as well as Colleen Hoover's new book co-authored with Tarryn Fisher titled Never Never: A Twisty, Angsty Romance.