Hello? By Liza Wiemer
Publication Date: October 27, 2015
By Spencer Hill Contemporary
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.
To learn more about Hello? and to add it to your TBR: Goodreads
What Authors & Bloggers have to say about Hello?
“In Hello?, Liza Wiemer beautifully weaves together a moving story told by authentic characters, tackling important subjects that will deeply touch the reader.”
—Elizabeth Eulberg, author of Better Off Friends and Lonely Hearts Club
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
Heart-stopping, real, and a breath of fresh air, Liza Wiemer’s debut is the kind of story that captivates and sticks with you long after you turn the last page. Poignant relationships between family and friends will grab your attention while stunning writing and authentic characters will leave you unable to stop reading until the very end. Hello? is an absolute must read.
—Meg Caristi, Swoony Boys Podcast
Let’s bring this world a little closer together! Please join us in saying HELLO! and spread good cheer across the globe.
From April 14th to June 1st, 2015 we would like people to post a picture (it can be an individual, group, something meaningful) with a sign that says Hello From ___________(the city name.)
Use #HelloFrom and the name of your city with a separate #. Post on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or Tumblr.
For each person you tag, it will be an extra entry. We want to encourage others to say hello and post their own pictures, tagging others to participate too!
20 lucky people will randomly be selected from all over the world to win prize packages that include items inspired by Hello?. Many were purchased from artists/stores from Door Country, WI, the setting for the novel.
Pottery from Renee Schwaller Off the Wheel Pottery
Lavender products from Lavender & Lemon
Body products from Door County’s Heaven Scent Gardens
Pottery by John T. Dietrich Ellison Bay Pottery
Chalkboard quilt from Barn Door Quilts
Blank greeting cards with scenes from Washington Island, Wisconsin. Photos by Steve Waldron
And much more!
From Schoolhouse Beach, Washington Island, WI
From Sturgeon Bay High School, Sturgeon Bay, WI
#HelloFrom me. 🙂