“Everything I Thought I Knew is a page-turning, mind-bending story of hope and healing. The reader will root for Chloe from page one as she navigates her world post–heart transplant and tries to meld her prior reality with her new one. I couldn’t put it down; it is a beautiful debut from a talented new voice in YA.”
—Alexandra Ballard, author of What I Lost
The thoughtful balance of self-discovery, humor, and realistic relationships will bring in fans of John Green and Nicola Yoon. Readers looking for a good, cathartic cry will love Chloe’s journey from losing everything she thought she was, to finding the person she was meant to be.
—School Library Journal
Romance and quantum physics intertwine in this frothy introduction to multiverse SF.
This is a satisfying soaper that combines pleasing romance with an enticing touch of the otherworldly.
—Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
[D]ebut author Takaoka weaves a compelling tale of following one’s instincts and for connections that outlast physical life.
With its high stakes, sci-fi bent, great surfing scenes, love story, and emotional ups and downs with family and friends, this book is a page-turning pleaser for many different kinds of readers.
—Common Sense Media