Beth Reekles (born June 7, 1995 in Newport , Great Britain ) is a British author. She published five books by 2019, including the novel The Kissing Booth in 2013 , which was made into a film of the same title in 2018 .
Beth wrote The Kissing Booth at the age of 17 and gradually published it on the online platform Wattpad, on which it was read more than 19 million times. At the age of 17 she was signed by the publishing house Random House UK while she was writing her final exams.
Other novels include Rolling Dice, Cwtch Me If You Can, Out of Tune and The Kissing Booth Novella The Beach House. The sequel to The Kissing Booth will appear on Netflix in 2020.
Beth Reekles graduated from the University of Exeter with a degree in physics and works in the IT industry.
In 2013, Time magazine named her one of the 16 Most Influential Teens, and in August 2014, The Times named her 6th in the 'Top 20 under 25'.