Beautifully written and emotionally honest, this is a debut novel that explores what it truly means to love someone and what it means to grieve, and ultimately, how to make the most of every single moment this world has to offer
Anna is holding this secret. Her best friend’s brother, who also happened to be her best friend, Matt and she were barely starting a relationship right before his death. This novel was so difficult to read, well at least for me, not because it was bad but because of the subject. It felt like I was an intruder in this character’s personal tragedy. I completely understand her view on condolences. The family always get’s the “I’m sorry for your loss” but what about everyone else? Her best friend or her parents never ask her how she truly is. How she’s dealing with his loss. Matt’s death plays a huge role in the novel. How to move on or if it’s even Okie to move on are some of the big questions that Anna must find for herself. This novel is beautifully written and it honestly gave me chills! I like cried through out the entire novel, but I guess it’s because I’m very sentimental. Overall I give this novel 4 out of 5 paws.
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