Things We Know by Heart
- Publish Date: 2016-06-21
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Jessi Kirby
In this unforgettable novel, Quinn Sullivan falls for the recipient of her boyfriends donated heart. Printz Award winner John Corey Whaley calls it not just a love story, but one with a ferocious pulse.
After Quinns boyfriend, Trent, dies in an accident their junior year, she reaches out to the recipients of his donated organs in hopes of picking up the fragments of her now-unrecognizable life. But whoever received Trents heart has chosen to remain silent. The essence of a person, Quinn has always believed, is in the heart. If she finds Trents, then in a way, she will still have a piece of him.
Risking everything to get closure once and for all, Quinn goes outside the system to track down nineteen-year-old Colton Thomas, whose life has been forever changed by this priceless gift. But what starts as an accidental run-in quickly develops into something more, sparking an undeniable attraction. She doesnt want to give in to itespecially since he has no idea how theyre connectedbut the time Quinn spends with Colton makes her feel alive again. No matter how hard shes falling for Colton, though, each beat of his heart reminds her of all shes lost . . . and all that remains at stake.
Perfect for fans of Sarah Dessen, this unique and emotional story about an unexpected bond between two strangers will leave no heart untouched.