“Readers will appreciate the raw and real portrayal of anorexia from a group often left out of the conversation.”

–⭐  Starred review, Kirkus Reviews

“A significant addition to any library’s middle-grade or teen collection.”

– ⭐ Starred review, Booklist

“Strikingly honest and much needed.”

– Eve Simmons, The Mail on Sunday

The Year I Didn’t Eat offers invaluable, honest representation of an often overlooked group, situated harmoniously alongside buckets of humor and warmth. A hugely important story.”

– Savannah Brown, author of The Truth About Keeping Secrets

“Sensitive and heartfelt from the first sentence. It’s not always easy to lay your emotions bare for all to read but Sam has done it so well.”

– Lara Williamson, author of Just Call Me Spaghetti Hoop Boy

“A delicate, nuanced take on navigating life whilst living with anorexia.”

– Melinda Salisbury, author of The Sin Eater’s Daughter