History Is All You Left Me (Hardcover)

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Only four books have made my cry but only one matters now. History is All You Left Me tore me into pieces that I don’t know will ever come back together. What does it feel like to break up with the person you love the most because you love them? What happens when they fall in love with someone else? And while they still love you? What happens when they die in a freak accident? And what about now-- Jackson is the only person that understands Theo absence? All of these questions are answered for Griffin after Theo. History is all You Left Me will literally have you U-G-L-Y crying in one chapter and laughing out loud in the next in its incredibly touching story every single person can find heart in.

-- Josh

— From Josh H. Staff Picks


"This book will make you cry, think, and then cry some more."
--Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything

From the New York Times bestselling author of More Happy Than Not comes an explosive examination of grief, mental illness, and the devastating consequences of refusing to let go of the past.

When Griffin's first love and ex-boyfriend, Theo, dies in a drowning accident, his universe implodes. Even though Theo had moved to California for college and started seeing Jackson, Griffin never doubted Theo would come back to him when the time was right. But now, the future he's been imagining for himself has gone far off course.

To make things worse, the only person who truly understands his heartache is Jackson. But no matter how much they open up to each other, Griffin's downward spiral continues. He's losing himself in his obsessive compulsions and destructive choices, and the secrets he's been keeping are tearing him apart.

If Griffin is ever to rebuild his future, he must first confront his history, every last heartbreaking piece in the puzzle of his life.

About the Author

Adam Silvera was born and raised in the Bronx. He has worked as a bookseller, as a consultant at a literary development company, as a reviewer of children's and young adult novels. He is also the author of the highly acclaimed debut novel, More Happy Than Not, and the New York Times bestseller They Both Die at the End. He lives in New York City and is tall for no reason.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781616956929
ISBN-10: 1616956925
Publisher: Soho Teen
Publication Date: January 17th, 2017
Pages: 304
Language: English