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  • Published: 1 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241516911
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $19.99

Instructions for Dancing



A stand-out new YA romance from the number 1 bestselling author of Everything, Everything - this is Dirty Dancing with a supernatural twist.

Evie is disillusioned about love ever since her dad left her mum for another woman - she's even throwing out her beloved romance novel collection.

When she's given a copy of a book called Instructions for Dancing, and follows a note inside to a dilapidated dance studio, she discovers she has a strange and unwelcome gift. When a couple kisses in front of her, she can see their whole relationship play out - from the moment they first catch each other's eye to the last bitter moments of their break-up.

For Evie, it confirms everything she thinks she knows about love - that it doesn't last.

But at the dance studio she meets X - tall, dreadlocked, fascinating - and they start to learn to dance, together. Can X help break the spell that Evie is under? Can he change Evie's mind about love?

Praise for Nicola Yoon:

'Gorgeous and lyrical' New York Times

'Powerful, lovely, heart-wrenching' Jennifer Niven

'This extraordinary first novel about love so strong it might kill us is too good to feel like a debut' Jodi Picoult

  • Published: 1 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241516911
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Nicola Yoon

Nicola Yoon is the number one New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything. She grew up in Jamaica and Brooklyn and currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter. She’s also a hopeless romantic who firmly believes that you can fall in love in an instant and that it can last forever.

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