Before It Ends with Us, it started with Atlas. Colleen Hoover tells fan favorite Atlas’s side of the story and shares what comes next in this long-anticipated sequel to the “glorious and touching” (USA TODAY) #1 New York Times bestseller It Ends with Us.Lily and her ex-husband, Ryle, have just settled into a civil coparenting rhythm when she suddenly bumps into her first love, Atlas, again. After nearly two years separated, she is elated that for once, time is on their side, and she immediately says yes when Atlas asks her on a date. But her excitement is quickly hampered by the knowledge that, though they are no longer married, Ryle is still very much a part of her life—and Atlas Corrigan is the one man he will hate being in his ex-wife and daughter’s life. Switching between the perspectives of Lily and Atlas, It Starts with Us picks up right where the epilogue for the “gripping, pulse-pounding” (Sarah Pekkanen, author of Perfect Neighbors) bestselling phenomenon It Ends with Us left off. Revealing more about Atlas’s past and following Lily as she embraces a second chance at true love while navigating a jealous ex-husband, it proves that “no one delivers an emotional read like Colleen Hoover” (Anna Todd, New York Times bestselling author).
Colleen Hoover is an American author who has been categorized to be in the New Adult and Young Adult contemporary romance genre. Her published novels and novellas have all become a New York Times Best Seller. Her first novel, Slammed, was published in 2012 by Atria Books (a division of Simon and Schuster), Hopeless in 2013 was her first self-published novel. It went on to become one of the bestselling books of 2013.
Her 2015 novel, Confess, won the Goodread's Choice Award for Best Romance. It was also made into a filmed series by Awestruck. Katie Leclerc and Ryan Cooper star in the series. Another novel, Ugly Love, has also been adapted to film. Hoover's newest book is Without Merit, which is described as a contemporary romance.
Colleen Hoover founded The Bookworm Box which allows its subscribers to receive books from authors all over the world. The funds collected generate money for several different charities. The Bookworm Box project has donated more than $850,000 to those in need.