Heartstopper Books in Order: Alice Oseman Series

Heartstopper Books in Order: Alice Oseman Series

Heartstopper books in order to read and enjoy them fully is something to consider for reading the series. This best selling series is a YA graphic novel romance series that is trending all over TIkTok. The reading order of the Heartstopper series books by Alice Oseman is actually pretty straightforward. For those who want the full Osemanverse experience, however, the Solitaire books can be read either after Heartstopper or in chronological order. So get set to read all about Nick and Charlie in the Heartstopper series by Alice Oseman.

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Last Updated: April 2, 2023

Heartstopper BOOKS IN ORDER

Heartstopper Series Books by Alice Oseman

  1. Heartstopper Volume One

heartstopper volume oneTitle: Heartstopper Volume One
Series: Heartstopper #1
Genre: ,
Author: Alice Oseman
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Publication Date: February 7, 2019

Summary (from Goodreads):

Charlie, a highly-strung, openly gay over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, meet at a British all-boys grammar school. Friendship blooms quickly, but could there be something more...?

Charlie Spring is in Year 10 at Truham Grammar School for Boys. The past year hasn't been too great, but at least he's not being bullied anymore. Nick Nelson is in Year 11 and on the school rugby team. He's heard a little about Charlie - the kid who was outed last year and bullied for a few months - but he's never had the opportunity to talk to him.
They quickly become friends, and soon Charlie is falling hard for Nick, even though he doesn't think he has a chance. But love works in surprising ways, and sometimes good things are waiting just around the corner...

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2. Heartstopper: Volume Two

hearstopper volume twoTitle: Heartstopper Volume Two
Series: Heartstopper #2
Genre: ,
Author: Alice Oseman
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Publication Date: July 11, 2019

Summary (from Goodreads):

Nick and Charlie are best friends. Nick knows Charlie's gay, and Charlie is sure that Nick isn't.

But love works in surprising ways, and Nick is discovering all kinds of things about his friends, his family ... and himself.

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3. Heartstopper: Volume Three

Heartstopper Volume threeTitle: Heartstopper Volume Three
Series: Heartstopper #3
Genre: ,
Author: Alice Oseman
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Publication Date: February 6, 2020

Summary (from Goodreads):

In this volume we’ll see the Heartstopper gang go on a school trip to Paris! Not only are Nick and Charlie navigating a new city, but also telling more people about their relationship AND learning more about the challenges each other are facing in private…

Meanwhile Tao and Elle will face their feelings for each other, Tara and Darcy share more about their relationship origin story, and the teachers supervising the trip seem… rather close…?

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4. Heartstopper: Volume Four

heartstopper volume fourTitle: Heartstopper Volume Four
Series: Heartstopper #4
Genre: ,
Author: Alice Oseman
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Publication Date: May 6, 2021

Summary (from Goodreads):

Charlie didn't think Nick could ever like him back, but now they're officially boyfriends. Charlie's beginning to feel ready to say those three little words: I love you.

Nick's been feeling the same, but he's got a lot on his mind - not least coming out to his dad, and the fact that Charlie might have an eating disorder.

As summer turns to autumn and a new school year begins, Charlie and Nick are about to learn a lot about what love means.

Heartstopper is about love, friendship, loyalty and mental illness. It encompasses all the small stories of Nick and Charlie's lives that together make up something larger, which speaks to all of us.

This is the fourth volume of Heartstopper, which has now been optioned for television by See-Saw Films.

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5. Heartstoper: Volume Five

Heartstopper Volume fiveTitle: Heartstopper Volume Five
Series: Heartstopper #5
Genre: ,
Author: Alice Oseman
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Publication Date: November 9, 2023

Summary (from Goodreads):

The fifth and final instalment in the Heartstopper series.

Bonus Heartstopper Books

  • The Heartstopper Coloring Book (2020)

  • The Heartstopper Yearbook (2022)

Hearstopper Books in Chronological Order

The Osemanverse series is a collection of four primary works written by Alice Oseman. For anyone wanting to read this Heartstopper series in chronological order, this is the method to try. It is not necessary to read the books in any particular order, but it does make for an immersive and fun experience.

Heartstopper Books in Order (Osemanverse Series)

  1. Heartstopper Volume One (2019)

2. Heartstopper Volume Two (2019)

3. Heartstopper Volume Three (2020)

4. This Winter (Solitaire #0.5) (2015)

5. Heartstopper: Volume Four (2021)

6. Solitaire (Solitaire #1) (2014)

7. Heartstopper Volume Five (expected publication: November 9, 2023)

Heartstopper Volume five

8. Nick and Charlie (Solitaire #1.5) (2015)

9. Radio Silence (prologue only) (2016)

10. I Was Born For This (2018)

11. Loveless (2020)

About Alice Oseman

alice oseman

Alice Oseman is an award-winning author, illustrator, and screenwriter, and was born in 1994 in Kent, England. She has written four YA contemporary novels about teenage disasters: SOLITAIRE, RADIO SILENCE, I WAS BORN FOR THIS, and LOVELESS. She is the creator of LGBTQ+ YA romance webcomic HEARTSTOPPER, which is now published in physical form by Hachette Children's Books, and she is the writer, creator, and executive producer for the television adaptation of HEARTSTOPPER, which is set to be released on Netflix.

Alice’s first novel SOLITAIRE was published when she was nineteen. Her YA novels have been nominated for the YA Book Prize, the Inky Awards, the Carnegie Medal, and the Goodreads Choice Awards.

Alongside writing and drawing, Alice enjoys playing the piano semi-proficiently, Pokémon games, and purchasing too many Converse.

❀ Two Ways to Read Heartstopper by Alice Oseman

Heartstopper books in order of publication or the Osemanverse chronological order makes for two of the best ways to read this series, but it is entirely up to the reader. Goodreads has a great list of the different primary works for the Heartstopper and Osemanverse series. If you love the series, the first season of the adaptation on Netflix is worth watching, as well. What order will you read Alice Oseman’s Heartsopper book series? Happy Reading!

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