Do you love the Goonies? Did your heart grow three sizes with ET? Are you obsessed with 80s movies? Then this is your jam.
Sammy’s had a tough life. His father is abusive. His mother is an alcoholic. He developed pulmonary fibrosis from asbestos and need an oxygen tank to breathe.
His family is poor and getting poorer.
One day his mother hass had enough and steals him away to a life on the run. She’d rather be a fugitive than subject Sammy to his father’s rage.
It doesn’t take long for life on the run with a sick child to catch up to her. In order to keep Sammy alive, she has no choice but to move in with her emotionally abusive grandfather.
Sammy just wants a normal life. He just wants to get along, but when he meets a homeless alien, that all changes. Now, he has to help her fix her ship and get off the planet.
This is a book about families, broken homes, and the power of friendship. Whether you enjoy whimsy, dark humor, or coming of age stories, there is something for you inside these pages.