Colleen Hoover Named to TIME’s Annual TIME100 List of the 100 Most Influential People in the World

NEW YORK, April 13 – TIME named Colleen Hoover to the 2023 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related tributes appear in the April 24 issue of TIME, available on newsstands on Friday, April 14, and now at

The list, now in its twentieth year, recognizes the impact, innovation, and achievement of the world’s most influential individuals. 

“We are thrilled Colleen Hoover is included in this year’s TIME100 list,” said Libby McGuire, Senior Vice President and Publisher of the Atria Publishing Group. “Colleen’s influence on what Americans, and readers all over the world, are currently reading is unparalleled. It’s been an absolute privilege to witness millions of people discovering, reading, and talking about her books.”

Colleen Hoover is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty-four novels, including It Starts with Us, It Ends with Us, Heart Bones, All Your Perfects, and Ugly Love. Atria has over 23 million copies of Hoover’s books in print and has sold over 21 million copies of her books in all formats. It Ends with Us has sold over 6 million copies in all formats and has been on the bestseller list for 100 weeks. With over 4.3 million fans across her social platforms and over 25 million books sold globally, Hoover’s viral novels have driven demand to groundbreaking levels since Fall of 2020. The #ColleenHoover hashtag has over 3.8 billion views on TikTok.

In 2015, Colleen and her family founded a non-profit called The Bookworm Box, a bookstore and monthly book-subscription service. Colleen lives in Texas with her husband and their three boys. For more information, please visit


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Lisa Sciambra, VP, Director of Publicity, Atria Books