Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira is a coming of age story filled with the complicated realities of young adulthood, illustrated with prolific ideas and beautiful words.
The main character, Laurel, is a freshman in high school and is coping with the death of her older sister, May. Ironically enough, Laurel’s first English assignment is to write a letter to someone who died, and she ends up taking the project into her own hands and writing a whole book of them, which is how we learn her truths she’s otherwise hesitant to say out loud.
Here are 19 quotes that will make you want to read the entire book:
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- Canada's Conservatives just voted to get rid of a party policy opposing gay marriage 🇨🇦
- Dozens were arrested at a Trump rally in San Diego as protesters clashed with supporters. Trump thanked police for "handling the thugs."
- The World Health Organization has dismissed calls to postpone or cancel this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro because of the Zika virus.