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Becky Albertalli

Biography

Becky Albertalli

Becky Albertalli is a clinical psychologist who has had the privilege of conducting therapy with dozens of smart, weird, irresistible teenagers. She also served for seven years as co-leader of a support group for gender nonconforming children in Washington, DC. She now lives with her family in Atlanta. SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA is her first novel.

Books by Becky Albertalli

by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera - Comedy, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Love & Romance, Romance, Young Adult 13+

Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had his back, he wouldn’t be on his way to the post office carrying a box of his ex-boyfriend’s things. But when Arthur and Ben meet-cute at the post office, what exactly does the universe have in store for them...?

by Becky Albertalli - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Love & Romance, Romance, Young Adult 13+

When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat, but real life isn’t always so rhythmic. She’s an anomaly in her friend group: the only child of a young, single mom, and decidedly less privileged. And even though her mom knows she’s bisexual, she hasn’t mustered the courage to tell her friends --- not even her openly gay BFF, Simon. With prom and college on the horizon, tensions are running high. It’s hard for Leah to strike the right note while the people she loves are fighting, especially when she realizes she might love one of them more than she ever intended.

by Becky Albertalli - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Romance, Young Adult 13+

This special edition of SIMON VS THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA by award-winning author Becky Albertalli includes new Simon and Blue emails, a behind-the-scenes scrapbook from the Love, Simon movie set and Becky Albertalli in conversation with fellow authors Adam Silvera and Angie Thomas.

by Becky Albertalli - Fiction, Friendship, Gay & Lesbian, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have to be careful. Then a cute new girl enters Cassie’s orbit, and for the first time ever, Molly’s cynical twin is a lovesick mess. Meanwhile, Molly's totally not dying of loneliness --- except for the part where she is. Luckily, Cassie's new girlfriend comes with a cute hipster-boy sidekick. If Molly can win him over, she'll get her first kiss and she'll get her twin back.

by Becky Albertalli - Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Romance

When and email falls into the wrong hands, sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier has his secret at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Simon has to find a way to step out of his comfort zone before he's pushed out --- without alienating his friends, compromising himself, or fumbling a shot at happiness with the most confusing, adorable guy he's never met.