Hello? By Liza Wiemer
Publication Date: October 27, 2015
By Spencer Hill Contemporary
Hello? cover design: Jenny Zemanek and Jim Wiemer
Credit: Steve Waldron
Tricia: A girl struggling to find her way after her beloved grandma’s death.
Emerson: A guy who lives his life to fulfill promises, real and hypothetical.
Angie: A girl with secrets she can only express through poetry.
Brenda: An actress and screenplay writer afraid to confront her past.
Brian: A potter who sets aside his life for Tricia, to the detriment of both.
Linked and transformed by one phone call, Hello? weaves together these five Wisconsin teens’ stories into a compelling narrative of friendship and family, loss and love, heartbreak and healing, serendipity, and ultimately hope.
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“Brave, beautiful, and wholly original, this story about tantalizing connections and heartbreaking relationships will haunt you, fill you with hope, and leave you smiling.”
—Martina Boone, author of Compulsion and the Heirs of Watson Island series
“HELLO? is a captivating story about fractured families, authentic friendships, and the way lives connect, impact, and transform each other. This book is so originally crafted and beautifully executed it will stay with you for a long time.”
—Andye Epps, Reading Teen
“A uniquely written story about the beauty of human connections told through incredibly vivid characters. It’s one contemporary YA fans shouldn’t miss.”
—Kathy Coe, A Glass of Wine Book Reviews
About Liza Wiemer:
Liza married the guy who literary swept her off her feet at a SpyroGyra concert. Their love story can be found on Liza’s “About” page. Besides being a die-hard Packer fan, Liza is also a readaholic, a romantic, and a lover of crazy socks and rooftops. Hello?is her debut YA novel. She also has had two adult non-fiction books published, as well as stories and articles in various publications. She’s a graduate of UW-Madison with a degree in Education and the mother of two sons.