Jason Hess writes for New Pages, applauding If Not For This for its poignancy.
“Pete Fromm’s If Not For This was the most moving novel I read in 2014…Fromm packs a lifetime of movement into a small space, and chapter breaks often jump years into the future, but he grounds readers after every leap. I eagerly rifled through the last chapters…I was five sentences in before I started crying. I bawled my way through the whole damn thing.”
Read the full review here.