Books Rainbow Rowell Books by Rainbow Rowell Rainbow Rowell has written books about: Young Adult Fiction Science Fiction & Fantasy Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Rainbow Rowell NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Book Reviews Fan Fiction Comes To Life In 'Carry On' October 6, 2015 "Meta" isn't quite sufficient to describe Rainbow Rowell's latest, which brings a fictional Harry Potteresque series described in her previous novel Fangirl to warm, messy, beautiful life. Books Happy Ever After: 100 Swoon-Worthy Romances July 29, 2015 It's the NPR Books Summer of Love, so to celebrate, we asked our readers to nominate their favorite romances. And the results are in: 100 love stories to help every reader find a happy ever after. Books Happy Ever After: 100 Swoon-Worthy Romances July 29, 2015 It's the NPR Books Summer of Love, so to celebrate, we asked our readers to nominate their favorite romances. And the results are in: 100 love stories to help every reader find a happy ever after. Book Reviews Balancing Signal And Noise In 'Landline' July 8, 2014 Rainbow Rowell's new adult novel follows a successful sitcom writer struggling to balance work and family — and to patch up her struggling marriage with the aid of a semi-magical old landline phone. First Reads Exclusive First Read: You CAN Phone Home Again In 'Landline' June 24, 2014 Read an exclusive pre-publication excerpt of Landline, the new novel from Eleanor & Park author Rainbow Rowell. Love, heartache, sitcom success and a magic phone — did we mention the magic phone? Exclusive First Read: You CAN Phone Home Again In 'Landline' Toggle more options Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/324900633/325185797" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Book Reviews NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2013's Great Reads December 4, 2013 NPR staff and critics selected more than 200 standout titles. Now it's up to you: Choose your own adventure! Use our tags to search through books and find the perfect read. The cover of Eleanor and Park hide caption toggle caption Monkey See True Love, Book Fights, And Why Ugly Stories Matter September 18, 2013 If we can't tell stories about the hardest things to live through, how do we tell stories about those who live through them? Critics' Lists: Summer 2013 School's Out: 5 Great Summer Reads For Teens June 11, 2013 NPR Books is replete with readers of grown-up books, but editor Petra Mayer prefers a good YA novel any day. She picks five (well, really six) of her favorite summer YA reads, from first love in 1980s Omaha to far-future Brazil and beyond.