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.