You've Reached Sam (Paperback)Dustin Thao (author)
Big-hearted and deeply moving, this beautifully written novel of love, grief and getting a second chance to say goodbye has become a much-loved TikTok phenomenon.
How do you move forward when everything you love in on the line?
Seventeen-year-old Julie has her future all planned out: move out of her small town with her boyfriend Sam, attend college in the city, spend a summer in Japan. But then Sam dies. And everything changes. Desperate to hear his voice one more time, Julie calls Sam's cellphone just to listen to his voicemail. And Sam picks up the phone. What would you do if you had a second chance at goodbye?
Filled with a diverse cast of characters, the heartache of first love and loss, and the kind of friends that can get you through anything, plus a touch of magic, You've Reached Sam will make an instant connection with anyone looking for a big emotional romance of a read.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 222 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 19 mm
Have your tissues at the ready when you dive into Dustin Thao's emotional novel You've Reached Sam. * PopSugar *
Thao skillfully marries a quiet, elegiac novel about grief with a provocative sf conceit. A poignant and moving read * Booklist *
A touch of magic, first love and loss, this is the story of romance and heartache. * SheReads *
You've Reached Sam is a hauntingly remarkable debut. Dustin Thao gently weaves grief, regret, second chances, and the honestly beautiful moments we carry from a first love. Every tear you will shed reading this book will be worth it. -- Julian Winters, award-winning author of Running With Lions
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Tells the story of love and loss, and how to move on after losing the love of your life.
I was reeled in by the beautiful cover, and stayed for the heartbreaking and heart mending story.
“literally my favourite book”
It’s so sad, I started crying only at page 25 and started sobbing in the 40s it’s so sad but so we’ll written and enjoyable to read. I love this book so muchhh!!
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