Take Me With You When You Go (Hardcover)
From the New York Times bestselling authors of All the Bright Places and Every Day comes a story of hope, siblinghood, and finding your home in the people who matter the most.
Subject: You. Missing.
Ezra Ahern wakes up one day to find his older sister, Bea, gone. No note, no sign, nothing but an email address hidden somewhere only he would find it. Ezra never expected to be left behind with their abusive stepfather and their neglectful mother—how is he supposed to navigate life without Bea?
Bea Ahern already knew she needed to get as far away from home as possible But a message in her inbox changes everything, and she finds herself alone in a new city—without Ez, without a real plan—chasing someone who might not even want to be found.
As things unravel at home for Ezra, Bea will confront secrets about their past that will forever change the way they think about their family. Together and apart, broken by abuse but connected by love, this brother and sister must learn to trust themselves before they can find a way back to each other.
About the Author
Jennifer Niven is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of All the Bright Places, Holding Up the Universe, and Breathless, as well as the popular Velva Jean series and non-fiction for adults. Her books have been translated into over seventy-five languages and have won literary awards around the world. When she isn’t working on multiple book and TV projects, Jennifer also oversees Germ, a literary web magazine for high school age and beyond. Jennifer divides her time between coastal Georgia and Paris.
David Levithan's many acclaimed novels include Someday, Another Day, Every Day, Two Boys Kissing, and Boy Meets Boy. His bestselling collaborations include Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist and Sam & Ilsa's Last Hurrah (both written with Rachel Cohn) and Will Grayson, Will Grayson (written with John Green). In 2016, David was named the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for his contribution to YA literature. You can learn more about him at davidlevithan.com and follow him on Twitter at @loversdiction.
“Take Me With You When You Go knocked the wind out of me. Levithan and Niven write with such effortless clarity, purpose, and voice, weaving an intricate and moving portrait of humanity's brightest, most beautiful pieces alongside the pain and heartache of real life. Simply put: one of the loveliest, most tender, biggest-hearted books I’ve read in years. I am in awe.”
—Emily Henry, #1 New York Times bestselling author of People We Meet on Vacation and Beach Read
“David Levithan and Jennifer Niven are masters of the teenage heart... In Take Me With You When You Go they come together to write a love letter for anyone who has a sibling or wishes they had one.” —Danielle Page, New York Times bestselling author of Dorothy Must Die
“A heart-wrenching, thoughtful, and beautifully-written story about learning to see yourself for who you truly are, and all you can become.” —Robyn Schneider, award-winning author of The Beginning of Everything
“What happens when you team up two unrivaled masters of storytelling at the height of their powers? You get a story glowing and triumphant with love and hope. You get 1 + 1 = 10. You get this book.” —Jeff Zentner, award-winning author The Serpent King and In the Wild Night