Letters to the Lost

Letters to the Lost

eBook - 2017
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"Juliet Young has always written letters to her mother, a world famous photojournalist--even after her mother's death, she leaves letters at her grave. When Declan finds a haunting letter left beside a grave, he can't resist the urge to write back. Soon, he is sharing his pain with a perfect stranger. When real life interferes with their secret life of letters, Juliet and Declan discover truths that might tear them apart"--
Publisher: New York :, Bloomsbury,, 2017
ISBN: 9781681190099
Branch Call Number: Online eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Nov 28, 2017

Letters to the Lost is a novel about two young adults trying to escape the memories from their unfortunate pasts. After her mother’s death, Juliet writes letters to her mother’s grave everyday. Another high school student who volunteers at the graveyard, Declan Murphy, reads Juliet’s letter and can’t help but write back. Juliet is aggravated by this invasion of privacy between her and her mother. To explain her feelings, she writes back to the so-called stranger. Although she was initially angry and hurt by Declan’s choices, they soon begin to share their deepest secrets and confessions that they relate so much with one another. They both don’t know that in real life, their relationship is much different than through words. Letters to the Lost was a very beautiful and emotional story. It showed the rough parts of two individuals and how they related so much with one another although they were strangers. Declan’s rude step-father and guilt of a dead sister weighing down on his shoulders while Juliet bears the pain of living without a mother. Both had tough lives but always felt a little better when they shared it with each other. This novel showed us to never judge a book by its cover because you are never aware of their personal lives that they shield from the world. Overall, this novel was great and a very good use of time. I would recommend it 5/5.
- @CaptainBook of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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3Dogs2015
Jul 16, 2017

Interesting take on YA premise of two young people not knowing each other and yet getting to know each other through letters to each other left at the cemetery.

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