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When Griffin’s first love and ex-boyfriend, Theo, dies in a drowning accident, his universe implodes. Even though Theo had moved to California for college and started seeing Jackson, Griffin never doubted Theo would come back to him when the time was right. But now, the future he’s been imagining for himself has gone far off course.
To make things worse, the only person who truly understands his heartache is Jackson. But no matter how much they open up to each other, Griffin’s downward spiral continues. He’s losing himself in his obsessive compulsions and destructive choices, and the secrets he’s been keeping are tearing him apart.
If Griffin is ever to rebuild his future, he must first confront his history, every last heartbreaking piece in the puzzle of his life.
"Adam Silvera is a master at capturing the infinite small heartbreaks of love and loss and grief."
—Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything
"History Is All You Left Me overflows with tenderness and heartache."
—Patrick Ness, New York Times bestselling author of A Monster Calls
"Sweetly devastating, passionately honest, and breathtakingly human."
—Becky Albertalli, National Book Award nominee and author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
"Though Griffin’s vision is clouded by grief, passion, and guilt, readers will have no trouble understanding how unmoored Griffin has become: Silvera excels at capturing the confusion and pain he feels."
—Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"Silvera packs a powerful emotional punch in this multilayered story told partly in flashbacks by Griffin, who's mourning the sudden death of his best friend and first love."
—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
"Filled with tantalizing questions about lies and honesty, love and loss, and past and present... Beautifully realized."
—Booklist, Starred Review
"It is so easy to idolize a first love, and even easier to idolize someone who has died. Griffin’s gradual awareness of Theo’s flaws is the true heart of this standout title."
—School Library Journal, Starred Review