"THE SESSIONS" is the book that inspired the motion picture and dream. It is written by PHILLIP LEHN who also adapted the feature film's screenplay and plays the socially awkward and emotionally suppressed protagonist, Sammy Buford.
The novel was inspired by true events and even includes true stories from Lehn's personal life, though it is not autobiographical.
The novel was given a world release in July 2017 and received overwhelmingly positive reviews from readers. The reviews can be found below.
C U S T O M E R R E V I E W S
"A BEAUTIFULLY REALISTIC LOVE STORY"
- Tricia H. Peeler
"A RARE INSIGHT ABOUT LOVE AFTER ABUSE."
- Becca Johnson
"A RAW AN EMOTIONAL NOVEL THAT IS
HANDMADE FOR THIS GENERATION.
A LOVE STORY FOR THOSE YEARNING
- Kristen Rust
"A MATURE, POIGNANT, AND SENSUOUS
STORY THAT SHOWS HOW PEOPLE WILL
OFTEN DEVIATE FROM THEIR EMOTIONS
IN ORDER TO FACE THEIR FEARS, WHEN
REALLY THAT IS WHEN WE NEED TO MOST."
- SHAWN ALDAINE
"THE KIND OF STORY THAT WILL MAKE YOU QUESTION WHAT IT MEANS TO LOVE AGAIN."
- BURTEY LANDON