You've Reached Sam by Dustin Thao

You've Reached Sam

Dustin Thao

fiction contemporary young adult emotional sad fast-paced

304 pages | first published 2021

Description

How do you move forward when everything you love in on the line? Seventeen-year-old Julie has her future all planned out—move out of her small town with her boyfriend Sam, attend college in the city, spend asummer in Japan. But then Sam dies...

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Moods

emotional 96%
sad 88%
reflective 40%
hopeful 37%
inspiring 14%
challenging 11%
dark 11%
mysterious 7%
adventurous 3%
informative 3%
lighthearted 3%
relaxing 3%
tense 3%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 22%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 70% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 17%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 8% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | No: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 4%

Average rating

4.19