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David Yoon
David Yoon

David Yoon is the author of the New York Times bestseller Frankly In Love, a William C. Morris Award finalist and Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature Honor book, the IndieBound YA bestseller Super Fake Love Song, a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection, and the adult thriller Version Zero. He also drew the illustrations for his wife Nicola Yoon’s #1 New York Times bestseller Everything, Everything. David grew up in Orange County, California, and lives in Los Angeles with Nicola and their daughter.

Book Title(s):

Frankly In Love (Penguin Putnam, 2019)

Super Fake Love Song (Penguin Putnam, 2020)

Version Zero (Penguin Putnam, 2021)

Award(s) and Accolade(s):
  • New York Times bestseller
  • IndieBound #1 bestseller
  • 2020 Morris Award finalist
  • 2019 APALA honor title
  • 2020 California Book Award winner
  • 2020 Childrens & Teen Choice Book Awards finalist
  • 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards Semifinalist
  • 2019 Epic Reads Book Shimmy Awards finalist
  • Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection
  • Indies Introduce selection
  • Starred reviews:
    • Publishers Weekly
    • Kirkus
    • Booklist
    • School Library Journal
    • BCCB
  • Year end best-of selections:
    • New York Times
    • Amazon
    • Kirkus
    • NPR
    • SLJ
    • Bookpage
    • Chicago Public Library
    • Audiofile
    • Refinery 29
  • Other lists:
    • 2019 NBC Asian Pacific American Heritage Pick
    • 2019 Time Most Anticipated
    • 2019 Paste Best of YA selection
    • Fall 2019 ABA Indie Next selection
Age Categories:
Middle Grade, New Adult, Picture Book, Young Adult
Contemporary, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller , Adult Literary
Publicity Information:
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