It’s publication day! The Same Bright Stars, Ethan Joella‘s latest ‘feel-good summer tale’ is out today with Scribner in the US. From the author of the Read with Jenna Bonus Pick A Little Hope, this uplifting and emotionally resonant novel is set in a Delaware beach town and follows a local restaurant owner at a turning point.

The Same Bright Stars has already been listed in PEOPLE’s Most-Anticipated Summer Books: Best Beach Reads. It has received esteemed praise ahead of publication:

“A touching tribute to a cherished place and the people who make it home.” —Nikki Erlick, New York Times Bestselling author of The Measure

“Ethan Joella skillfully explores how grief shapes us, and he captures those perfect moments of human connection we all crave.” —Tracey Lange, author of We Are the Brennans

” Absorbing, tender and filled with heart, The Same Bright Stars moved me with its unwavering hope.” —Hanna Halperin, author of I Could Live Here Forever

“With his signature heart, hopefulness and hard-won wisdom, Ethan Joella more than delivers in The Same Bright Stars. Readers will laugh, cry, and dream ” —Becky Chalsen, author of Kismet

If you haven’t already, you can get your copy here