Reviews

  • "One of the most beautiful books I have ever read"

    Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places
  • "Schmidt provokes tears, despite his underplayed prose, with a tone and directness reminiscent of John Steinbeck."

    Nicolette Jones, Sunday Times, Children's Book of the Week
  • "A deeply affecting story of love and loss that sympathetically reflects the intensity of adolescence."

    Julia Eccleshare, Guardian
  • "Schmidt writes with an elegant simplicity in this paean to the power of love"

    Kirkus, starred review
  • "A YA novella about love and friendship and loyalty... be prepared to be moved"

    Martin Chilton, Telegraph, The best young adult books of 2016