Two years after his favorite uncle was blown to bits in a London Tube station, Tom has hit rock bottom. He s quit school and turned his back on his music and everyone that once mattered to him, including the girl he can t forget. Living with his single, pregnant aunt, working at the Union pub with his former friends, and reckoning with his grieving, alcoholic father, Tom s in no shape to mend what s broken. But what if no one else is, either? An Indie Next List Selection This tender sequel to Saving Francesca . . . is powerful and tragic, revealing a wonderful and realistically flawed family working hard to fix its deep damage. Publishers Weekly (starred review) Superior fiction requires excellent characterization, and Marchetta delivers. Kirkus Reviews (starred review) A memorable portrait of first love, surviving grief, and the messy contradictions and fierce bonds that hold friends and family together. Booklist"