This YA Spotlight is on a heartfelt and hopeful debut about love, loss, and what it means to say goodbye.
YOU’VE REACHED SAM by Dustin Thao
Julie has her future all planned out with her boyfriend, Sam. They’ll move out of their small town, attend college in the same city, and spend a summer in Japan. But then Sam dies in a car accident and everything changes. Desperate to hear his voice one more time, Julie calls his voicemail…and Sam picks up. Now Julie has a second chance at goodbye.
Make sure to check out our interview with author Dustin Thao to hear all about his reads, writing, and life.
“Thao skillfully marries a quiet, elegiac novel about grief with a provocative sf conceit . . . A poignant and moving read.” —Booklist
YOU’VE REACHED SAM by Dustin Thao; 9781250762030; 11/9/21.