Books by Jennifer Niven

HOLDING UP THE UNIVERSE by Jennifer Niven
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"More a story about falling in love with yourself than with a romantic interest, this novel will resonate with all readers who've struggled to love themselves. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Love blooms between two teens—a white girl who refuses to be judged and a biracial boy who hides himself from judgment. Read full book review >
ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES by Jennifer Niven
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Many teen novels touch on similar themes, but few do it so memorably. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Two struggling teens develop an unlikely relationship in a moving exploration of grief, suicide and young love. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 12, 2003

"The hard challenge that defeats Niven: making an exciting story when morbidity and cheap behavior are the main ingredients. (16 pp. b&w photos, not seen)"
The grim tale of an Arctic expedition that had "doomed" stamped on it from the start, told (at times over-told) by Niven (The Ice Master, not reviewed). Read full book review >