Tucson Festival of Books

Love and Laughter: Rom-Coms


Three best-selling authors and illustrators have created new rom-coms that combine love and laughter--with a twist. Gene Luen Yang and LeUyen Pham use the graphic novel format to share the love story (and curse) of a Vietnamese teen, while Marissa Meyer shares a sweet romance in which the character is magically gifted with luck, causing many problems.


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LeUyen Pham

LeUyen Pham has illustrated more than 100 books for children, including the Caldecott Honor book "Bear Came Along" by Richard T. Morris and the best-selling Princess in Black series by Shannon and Dean Hale....

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Marissa Meyer

Marissa Meyer is The New York Times best-selling author of the "Renegades" trilogy, The "Lunar Chronicles" series, "Gilded," "Cursed," the "Wires and Nerve" graphic novels and "The Lunar Chronicles Coloring Book....

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Gene Luen Yang

Gene Luen Yang writes, and sometimes draws, comic books and graphic novels. He was named a National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Library of Congress in 2016, and he advocates for the importance of reading, especially reading diversely....

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Books:
Lunar New Year Love Story
LeUyen Pham, Gene Luen Yang
Children
First Second
January 2024
ISBN 9781250908261
352 pages
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With a Little Luck
Marissa Meyer
Children
Feiwel & Friends
February 2024
ISBN 9781250618931
368 pages
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Instant Karma
Marissa Meyer
Children
Square Fish
January 2022
ISBN 9781250802743
400 pages
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