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You Have a Match

A Novel


St. Martin's Press
Available: 01/12/21
5.8 x 8.26 · 320 pages
Ages 12-18 years
CDN $25.99 · cl
With dust jacket

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Emma Lord


A new love, a secret sister, and a summer she'll never forget.

From the beloved author ofTweet Cute comes Emma Lord'sYou Have a Match, a hilarious and heartfelt novel of romance, sisterhood, and friendship. . .

When Abby signs up for a DNA service, it's mainly to give her friend and secret love interest, Leo, a nudge. After all, she knows who she is already: Avid photographer. Injury-prone tree climber. Best friend to Leo and Connie. . . although ever since the B.E.I. (Big Embarrassing Incident) with Leo, things have been awkward on that front.

But she didn't know she's a younger sister.

When the DNA service reveals Abby has a secret sister, shimmery-haired Instagram star Savannah Tully, it's hard to believe they're from the same planet, never mind the same parents -- especially considering Savannah, queen of green smoothies, is only a year and a half older than Abby herself.

The logical course of action? Meet up at summer camp (obviously) and figure out why Abby's parents gave Savvy up for adoption. But there are complications: Savvy is a rigid rule-follower and total narc. Leo is the camp's co-chef, putting Abby's growing feelings for him on blast. And her parents have a secret that threatens to unravel everything.

But part of life is showing up, leaning in, and learning to fit all your awkward pieces together. Because sometimes, the hardest things can also be the best ones.

A YA contemporary set at summer camp? Count us in." --BuzzFeed

"Heartfelt and engaging,You Have a Match is a masterclass on love in all its forms." --Sophie Gonzales, author ofOnly Mostly DevastatedandPerfect on Paper

"A bright summer tale of connection and self-discovery." --Booklist

"A cute, feel-good coming-of-age story." --Kirkus


Emma Lord is a digital media editor and writer living in New York City, where she spends whatever time she isn't writing either running or belting show tunes in community theater. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a major in psychology and a minor in how to tilt your computer screen so nobody will notice you updating your fan fiction from the back row. She was raised on glitter, a whole lot of love, and copious amounts of grilled cheese.