Ophelia After All
A teen girl navigates friendship drama, the end of high school, and discovering her queerness in Ophelia After All, a hilarious and heartfelt contemporary YA debut by author Racquel Marie.
Publisher: Macmillan / Feiwel and Friends
Publication Date: February 8, 2022
"A sweet and tender ode to love and self-discovery. Racquel Marie's vibrant and insightful prose, and fresh, funny, fearlessly vulnerable characters make for a beautiful debut you won't want to miss. Ophelia After All is utterly lovely."
—Courtney Summers, New York Times-bestselling author of Sadie
"Bursting with feelings, Spanglish, and authenticity...captures the power and wonder of falling in love with crushes, friends, and the infinite versions of ourselves. I would follow Ophelia Rojas and her unforgettable friends anywhere."
—Nina Moreno, author of Don't Date Rosa Santos and Our Way Back To Always
"Ophelia After All is a marvel—a clever and hilarious coming of age story with a beautifully beating heart. This is the novel you hug to your chest after you read the last page."
—Brittany Cavallaro, New York Times-bestselling author of A Study In Charlotte
"Ophelia Rojas is the type of character that leaps off the page and directly into your heart—Ophelia After All is a queer delight through and through."
—Leah Johnson, bestselling author of You Should See Me in a Crown
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Racquel Marie received a B.A. in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and a minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies from the University of California, Irvine. Racquel primarily writes YA contemporaries starring queer Latine characters like herself. Ophelia After All is her first novel.