Publication Date: April 9, 2019

In this enormously funny, smart, and moving contemporary YA novel, fighting for the thing you love doesn't always turn out like in the movies.

"Hilarious, big-hearted, poignant...An unadulterated triumph." –Jeff Zentner, author of The Serpent King


"A beautifully written look at first love and first loss." –Julie Buxbaum, author of What to Say Next


"It pulls you in, holds you...A funny and moving winner." –Adi Alsaid, author of Never Always Sometimes 


"I cannot get over how much I love this book." –Jared Reck, author of A Short History of the Girl Next Door

Paperback edition out on April 9, 2019

Equal parts heartbreaking, funny, and life-affirming, this is a story about love after the most profound loss.

"Required reading for anyone who’s ever loved or lost someone...but especially both."
–John Corey Whaley, National Book Award finalist and winner of the Printz Award

"Bognanni nails the messiness of grief...The book will satisfy readers of realistic fiction with its dark humor, optimistic outcome, and thoughtful exploration of grief and family dynamics."–School Library Journal

"A compelling mix of romance and soul-searching, this will be a draw for fans of Nicola Yoon."–Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"An original, well-told story that ties together strands of love, loss, and coming of age. Readers will not want to put down this sometimes hilarious, always affecting novel."VOYA