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The Song Is You

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The Song Is You

Current Status:
In Season
Arthur Phillips
Random House
Fiction, Romance

We gave it an A-

Julian Donahue is a commercial director who has suffered a devastating loss and, in turn, has ?lost himself. His only ? salvation comes from the music he listens to on his iPod. One night he discovers an up-and-coming ?redheaded singer named Cait O’Dwyer at a club, and the two soon engage in a ?romantic hide-and-seek, professing their infatuation on blogs and in songs (think Amélie with a rock band). ?Are Julian and Cait meant for each ?other or simply in love with the idea ?of love? Will their musical liaison ?lose all meaning if it becomes reality? ?Arthur Phillips’ The Song Is You is a heartbreaking ode to tragedy, isolation, longing, and — ?ultimately — healing. A?