Colleen Hoover is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of eleven novels and five novellas. Mostly writing in the romance and thriller genre, Hoover's novels fall into the New Adult and Young Adult categories. Hoover says she doesn’t like to be confined to one genre and likes experimenting with her writing. She published her first novel, Slammed, in January 2012. Since then, all of her full-length novels have become New York Times Best Sellers.