The Way Back to You

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Publisher Description

For fans of Jenny Han and Morgan Matson, a witty, poignant novel about second chances, letting go, and the unbreakable bonds of friendship.

Six months ago, Ashlyn Montiel died in a bike accident. Her best friend, Cloudy, is keeping it together, at least on the outside. Cloudy’s insides are a different story: tangled, confused, heartbroken.

Kyle is falling apart, and everyone can tell. Ashlyn was his girlfriend, and when she died, a part of him went with her. Maybe the only part he cares about anymore.

As the two people who loved Ashlyn best, Cloudy and Kyle should be able to lean on each other. But after a terrible mistake last year, they’re barely speaking. So when Cloudy discovers that Ashlyn’s organs were donated after her death and the Montiel family has been in touch with three of the recipients, she does something a little bit crazy and a lot out of character: she steals the letters and convinces Kyle to go on a winter break road trip with her, from Oregon to California to Arizona to Nevada. Maybe if they see the recipients—the people whose lives were saved by Ashlyn’s death—the world will open up again.

Or maybe it will be a huge mistake.

Young Adult
May 3
Katherine Tegen Books
Eighth Grade

Customer Reviews

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I couldn’t put this book down!

I started to read this book with very little expectations of how good it was going to be, as it turns out I was wrong to judge so quickly. Before I knew it, I was reading this book for hours on end! It was amazing how various locations from the West coast and places inland were featured and described so accurately (because I’ve been to most of those places many times before)! It was an overall, adorable story love story of two teenagers diving up and down the west coast visiting all the recipients of their best friend’s/former girlfriend’s organs, after she passed away due to head injuries.

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