You've Reached Sam

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Wednesday Books
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.77 X 8.57 X 1.05 inches | 0.83 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781250762030

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About the Author

Dustin Thao is a Vietnamese-American writer based in Southern California. He graduated from Amherst College with a B.A. in Political Science, and is in a PhD program at Northwestern University. He writes contemporary young adult fiction. You've Reached Sam is his YA debut.

Reviews

I knew full well that I was signing up for a tragic love story, and that's exactly what I got. So now I am here to warn you: This book will absolutely make you cry. Make sure you've got a box of tissues handy, and I mean a full box.
--NPR.org

This young adult novel's enthralling premise and gorgeous, manga-style cover art promise an emotional ride. Thao does not disappoint. You've Reached Sam punches directly in the chest during countless moments that hit right on target. --Associated Press

"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

If you like your contemporaries with a tiny piece of magic, this emotional YA is perfect for you. --BuzzFeed

Thao skillfully marries a quiet, elegiac novel about grief with a provocative sf conceit. A poignant and moving read. --Booklist

Have your tissues at the ready when you dive into Dustin Thao's emotional novel You've Reached Sam.
--PopSugar

The writing is captivating and beautifully done, immediately drawing readers into imaginative and well-developed scenes. [A] beautifully written exploration of grief... You've Reached Sam is an impactful debut. The question at the center of the book and the paranormal premise combine to create a narrative full of heart. --The Young Folks

A heart-breaking story of grief and loss, You've Reached Sam is a YA magical realism read about healing and moving on. --Young Adult Books Central

...this debut novel will draw readers in and shatter their hearts in the best way. --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

A heartfelt story about love, loss, and grief, Dustin Thao's bittersweet novel You've Reached Sam will likely make you shed some tears. --Culturess

A touch of magic, first love and loss, this is the story of romance and heartache. --SheReads

You've Reached Sam is a quiet exploration of grief and the ways in which we cope with losing the ones we love too soon. If you're in need of a good, cathartic crying session, this one's for you! --The Nerd Daily