Heartstopper Volume 3: The bestselling graphic novel, now on Netflix!
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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…? How Netflix's Heartstopper Fits Into Alice Oseman's Book Universe". Den of Geek. 22 April 2022 . Retrieved 29 April 2022. Now an acclaimed live-action Netflix series!* Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. An LGBTQ+ graphic novel about life, love, and everything that happens in between: this is the third volume of the bestselling Heartstopper series. *Includes exclusive Tao/Elle mini-comic!*
Wade, Prudence (12 May 2021). "5 new books to read this week". The Independent . Retrieved 19 May 2022. Schlichenmeyer, Terri (11 November 2021). "A sweet book about first love: 'Heartstopper' a poignant reminder of coming out". Washington Blade . Retrieved 25 May 2022.
Here’s a cute pic to lighten the mood. It’s a photo of Heartstopper and The Vanishing Deep that I took on the day I bought them. The lighting was amazing x
Just. The teachers! The fact that they had their own blooming relationship. It is a cute happy boy x angry soft boy relationship. McLaughlin, Gemma E. (2 May 2021). "Heartwarming, real and unaffected: a tale of teenage romance". The National . Retrieved 19 May 2022. Writing for The National, Gemma McLaughlin praised the novels for being able to "capture the attention" through "the small stories that make up life" rather than plot twists and heavy drama. She called the story "infinitely welcoming with characters that seem like real life friends", singling out Charlie as "extremely likeable" and praising the novels' treatment of his mental health.  Publishers Weekly said that the novels' "leisurely pace and focus on everyday events ... allows the characters' relationship to develop in a natural, relatable way" and stated that the art style complemented the tone of the story.  Imogen Russell Williams in The Times Literary Supplement called Oseman's illustration style "loose and flowing" and said of the novels that they "[engage] directly with shame, fear and anxiety, bringing them sweetly into the light".  The A.V. Club included the webcomic on its list of "The best comics of 2018", with Caitlin Rosberg saying that it is "best defined by its kindness both to the characters and the reader".  Metaphrog also included the comic on The Herald's 2019 list of "The best comics and graphic novels of the year as chosen by comic creators". 
That’s my little rant over. I’m really happy to live where I live and have the opportunities I do. I also find great enjoyment in reading about the experience of others around the world within their works of fiction. ★Rating★ Aled Last, Charlie's gay demisexual friend and the main character in another of Oseman's novels, Radio Silence. Elle Argent, Charlie's friend and Tao's girlfriend. She is transgender and attends Higgs Girls School.
In September 2021, Turkey's Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services labeled the publication "harmful" concluding that "some elements in the books might have harmful effects on the morality of the those aged below 18."  Following this decision, copies of the books are only allowed to be sold inside of sealed envelopes with the label "Harmful for children" in Turkey.  In 2023, the Heartstopper novels increasingly became subject of a wave of U.S. restrictions against books featuring POC, racism, gender identity and/or queer individuals. The books were pulled from shelves in at least two school districts, Clay County, Florida  and Canby, Oregon.  Valle, Jay (10 August 2023). " 'Heartstopper' books temporarily removed from Mississippi public library". NBC News . Retrieved 13 August 2023.I’m glad he only appears in a small section of the comic or I would have a whole lot more to say about him and his douchiness. It makes me angry!