CROSSOVER APPEAL: Jeff’s writing in Goodbye Days is a blend of commercial and literary, and of tragedy and comedy, which will appeal to a wide variety of readers!
TIMELY ISSUE: Jeff’s focus on texting and driving in the book is timely, and impacts teens and adults alike, making the book resonate with readers.
UNIQUE SETTING: The portrayal of the southern experience will be fascinating for Canadian readers.
A STAR ON THE RISE: Glowing reviews for Jeff’s debut YA, The Serpent King, are flooding in, and enthusiasm for Jeff is high!
CO-PUBLISHERS: Crown/Random House (US) and Andersen Press (UK).
PRAISE FOR Goodbye Days:
“A gorgeous, heartbreaking, and ultimately life-affirming meditation on grief and forgiveness….”—Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything
“Tender, honest, moving, and lyrical. His characters live and breathe. Ahh, lucky me. Lucky us. Zentner is the real thing.”—Benjamin Alire Sáenz, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and Printz Honor Winner
“Hold on to your heart: this book will wreck you, fix you, and most definitely change you.”—Becky Albertalli, author of Morris Award winner Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
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