Keep Me Posted!

Sign me up for the latest news from Penguin Teen, including new books, special offers, and promotions.

Alex and Eliza: A Love Story

By Melissa de la Cruz
SHARE

About Alex and Eliza: A Love Story

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Witches of East End and the Descendants series comes the love story of young Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler.

1777. Albany, New York.
 
As battle cries of the American Revolution echo in the distance, servants flutter about preparing for one of New York society’s biggest events: the Schuylers’ grand ball. Descended from two of the oldest and most distinguished bloodlines in New York, the Schuylers are proud to be one of their fledgling country’s founding families, and even prouder still of their three daughters—Angelica, with her razor-sharp wit; Peggy, with her dazzling looks; and Eliza, whose beauty and charm rival those of both her sisters, though she’d rather be aiding the colonists’ cause than dressing up for some silly ball.

Still, Eliza can barely contain her excitement when she hears of the arrival of one Alexander Hamilton, a mysterious, rakish young colonel and General George Washington’s right-hand man. Though Alex has arrived as the bearer of bad news for the Schuylers, he can’t believe his luck—as an orphan, and a bastard one at that—to be in such esteemed company. And when Alex and Eliza meet that fateful night, so begins an epic love story that would forever change the course of American history.

In the pages of Alex and Eliza, #1 New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz brings to life the romance of young Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler.

#AlexandElizaALoveStory

What To Read After Watching Netflix’s The Kissing Booth

So you’ve watched Netflix’s The Kissing Booth a few hundred times and now you’re finally ready to search for your next YA rom-com, that has friendship, sibling drama and sexy forbidden love interests! Step right up, because we’ve got you covered.   Always, Never, Yours If you loved the banter of Elle and Noah and … Continued
See More

12 Books That Will Get You Hooked on Historical Fiction

Here’s the thing about reading a life-changing historical fiction novel. Once you read one, there’s no going back. You need to read another. And another. And another. So we decided to share the love and round up 12 reads that will get YOU hooked on historical fiction.   Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen Sarah … Continued
See More

Romances We Can’t Wait to Continue This Year

This year is looking good already because we can FINALLY continue some of our favorite romances. From Amani and Jin to Hideo and Emika, we can wait to see what’s in store for our favorite literary lovebirds.   Alex and Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz If you’ve seen Hamilton (or listened to … Continued
See More

9 Timeless Love Stories That Will Stick With You Forever

Love happens whether you’re ready for it or not. It can happen at school, or at work, at a party, while you’re shopping… in some cases it can even happen in the desert or in a forest. Regardless of where, or when, love happens. It’s magical, it’s beautiful, and if these characters were real, they … Continued
See More

Our Favorite Bookstagrams of Alex & Eliza

Since Alex & Eliza: A Love Story hit shelves almost one year ago (!!), we have seen countless beautiful bookstagrams–so much, in fact, that we thought, enough is enough, we NEED to share these with our readers! And what better time than now to share them, as we are getting excited for Love & War: An Alex … Continued
See More

5 Cozy Winter Date Ideas from Books

The couple that reads together stays together. But the couple that goes on dates inspired by YA books are instantly renowned as #relationshipgoals. So, this winter season, take a page from one of these books to plan a fun, seasonally appropriate activity for you and your special someone:   What Light by Jay Asher In … Continued
See More

Catch Penguin Teen at North Texas Teen Book Festival!

We’re so excited to be heading back to North Texas Teen Book Festival next week and we couldn’t wait to give you a little preview of all the free swag, buzz-worthy panels, and awesome activities we have planned for the day. Read on for more info and on April 21st, be sure to stop by our booth for exclusive … Continued
See More

11 Books to Read, Swoon, Repeat All Month Long

This February, whether you’re gearing up for Valentine’s Day or ready to go hard on some Galentine’s Day festivities, we know one thing is for certain: it’s the absolute best time to grab your favorite romances for a re-read! To help you out with your love-filled TBR, we’re giving you 11 books to ensure that the … Continued
See More

11 Pick-Up Lines That’ll Make Hamilton Fans Swoon

With pick-up lines like these, even Aaron Burr wouldn’t be able to resist you! Before Alexander Hamilton became one of the founding fathers and way before his life was made into a musical, he fell in love Elizabeth Schuyler. And, as we all know, before any relationship starts someone has to make the first move. … Continued
See More

Books by Women of Color that You Need to Read This Year

If 2017 was the year of the woman, in 2018 women are keeping that momentum going and taking the world by storm. If the Golden Globes were any indication, women are finally (and rightfully) demanding to have their voices heard. And while we continue to show support from a social and political standpoint, we are also making … Continued
See More
BACK TO TOP