A powerful story of loss, second chances, and first love, reminiscent of Sarah Dessen and John Green. When Oakley Nelson loses her older brother, Lucas, to cancer, she thinks sheall never recover. Between her parentsa arguing and the battle sheas fighting with depression, she feels nothing inside but a hollow emptiness. When Mom suggests they spend a few months in California with Aunt Jo, Oakley isnat sure a change of scenery will alter anything, but sheas willing to give it a try. In California, Oakley discovers a sort of safety and freedom in Aunt Joas beach house. Once theyare settled, Mom hands her a notebook full of letters addressed to herafrom Lucas. As Oakley reads one each day, she realizes how much he loved her, and each letter challenges her to be better and to continue to enjoy her life. He wants her to move on. If only it were that easy. But then a surfer named Carson comes into her life, and Oakley is blindsided. He makes her feel again. As she lets him in, she is surprised by how much she cares for him, and thatas when things get complicated. How can she fall in love and be happy when Lucas never got the chance to do those very same things? With her brotheras dying words as guidance, Oakley knows she must learn to listen and trust again. But will she have to leave the past behind to find happiness in the future?Chantele Sedgwick. aDEEPa BOOKS I HAD TO READ FOR HONORS ENGLISH THAT I NEVER UNDERSTOOD . ... PROBABLY START WITH THE HUNGER GAMES, SINCE MY DREAM WAS BASICALLY ME AS KATNISS BUT MALE. THAT WAS A ... I pick up my Kindle and download The Hunger Games. Ia#39;ve never read itanbsp;...
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